Michael Benabib is an American photographer, best known for his portraits of prominent celebrities like David Bowie, Tupac Shakur, Sean Combs, Keith Richards and numerous others. He has also done portrait photography of luminaries including Bill Clinton, Alan Dershowitz, Loretta Lynch.
His work has appeared in publications including Vanity Fair, GQ, Rolling Stone, Vibe, ESPN, The New York Times, and Newsweek. His work has been added to the photography collections on display by The Smithsonian and MoMa.
In Ya Grill: The Faces Of Hip-Hop. The hip-hop photography of Michael Benabib. Watson Guptill and Billboard Books, 2007. With text by Bill Adler. ISBN: 0-8230-7885-X