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“His tattoos lend a whole lot to the narrative” – Ty Bello shot Flavour’s Album cover & the result is Art!

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Renowned celebrity photographer Ty Bello took to her Instagram page to share photos from her session with musician Flavour for the cover of his recently released album Ijele: The traveller.

She wrote:

Flavour N’abania : I really enjoyed making the cover photos for @2niteflavour album cover . The idea was simple .. the title was ‘Ijele : The traveller’ .. I knew he wasn’t talking about a physical journey but the idea of taking his sound to a different spaces . The words that came to mind were transitions.. transcending .. movements . I decided to not make this about clothes at all . His tattoos lend a whole lot to the narrative .. ‘music and me. .. ‘when you become one with the sound ..you start to travel with it . His back tattoo .. Psalm 100..Vrs 1-5 .. one of my favorites .We experimented with movements and dragged the shutter sometimes .

He was pleased with the results and happy to experiment. We spent the second half of the shoot taking some ‘fineboy’ photos . He really is an amazing looking human being .. seriously o.. ha!Works really hard to look that way too. Me ?..I’m inspired .. I hit the gym this week … I’m not even kidding ..God help me #tybellophotography#photostories#flavour

23 Comments

  1. Danjay

    July 5, 2017 at 11:18 am

    Tarzan lol ?????

    • Diamond

      July 5, 2017 at 3:43 pm

      Lol… apt!

  2. Spunky

    July 5, 2017 at 11:37 am

    With all the narrative, I was expecting to see a bomb piece. We’ ve seen better jor. Well done same.

  3. Beeeee

    July 5, 2017 at 11:45 am

    Whoever did his guitar tattoo should be shot ??

    • Me

      July 5, 2017 at 1:34 pm

      Hahaha!

    • tell em

      July 5, 2017 at 2:48 pm

      hehehehe..badly done right??

    • Iyke

      July 5, 2017 at 3:07 pm

      @Beeeee
      He did it when he was on the street hustling…..when money no dey….you know that time wey we been dey do forcing guy…as in rugged boys ??
      Trust me,Flavour hates that tatoo now….wondering why he hasn’t redesigned it now wey money don come.

  4. Mimz

    July 5, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    What’s with the ‘efinrin’ leaf?

    • Mizzy

      July 5, 2017 at 1:27 pm

      lmaoooooooooooooooo, d thng tire m sef

    • Me

      July 5, 2017 at 1:35 pm

      LOL! I CAN’T!!! ????????

    • tell em

      July 5, 2017 at 2:52 pm

      time to cut off the dreads mate..experiment with new hairstyle for a new album

  5. The Real Oma

    July 5, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    Flavour is fine sha.

  6. that uptown girl

    July 5, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    I don’t find him attractive at all. What is wrong with me? He looks effeminate to me.

    • Baby

      July 5, 2017 at 4:47 pm

      Story for the gods…..

    • Bimbo

      July 5, 2017 at 8:45 pm

      He is overtly sexual – which is a female thing . He doesn’t seem to understand that confidence is what makes a man sexy .

  7. Mrs chidukane

    July 5, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    He looks good. Lovely pictures. Very natural looking.

  8. nnenne

    July 6, 2017 at 12:29 am

    Lovely! !

  9. Ifeyinwa Atuanya

    July 6, 2017 at 9:22 am

    TY Bello, can employ me as a photographer assistant because I have a lot to say

  10. Bee

    July 6, 2017 at 10:51 am

    @that uptown girl………………you are not alone!

  11. Nk

    July 6, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Is that oha leaf?

  12. Nk

    July 6, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Is that oha leaf? ?

  13. Jay jay

    July 16, 2017 at 11:36 am

    That’s a tattoo of a microphone and not a guitar.

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