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Behind the scenes with Big Sean [Photos/Video]

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Toronto, ON – G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam recording artist, Kanye West protege and Detroit native, Big Sean was recently interviewed by Ajani Charles for HipHopCanada, during the artist’s January 2011 visit to Toronto.

In addition to interviewing Big Sean, Ajani Charles also photographed portraits of the artist, and covered his concert (through photography and cinematography. Check it out.

Video & Photos: Big Sean in Toronto (January 2011) on HipHopCanada.com

Photography by Ajani Charles

Video & Photos: Big Sean in Toronto (January 2011) on HipHopCanada.com

Video & Photos: Big Sean in Toronto (January 2011) on HipHopCanada.com

Video & Photos: Big Sean in Toronto (January 2011) on HipHopCanada.com

Video & Photos: Big Sean in Toronto (January 2011) on HipHopCanada.com

Video & Photos: Big Sean in Toronto (January 2011) on HipHopCanada.com

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Ajani Charles is a professional photojournalist, advertising photographer and cinematographer based in Toronto -- the Canadian city famed for its cultural diversity and the creative dynamism of its artistic community. A graduate of the nationally acclaimed Claude Watson Arts Program, Ajani also apprenticed at the Toronto School of Art, the Art Gallery of Ontario and at 235 Films. Though his images bear the distinctive stamp of his unique regard and sensibility, his work evidences an eclectic panoply of influences which includes Markus Klinko and Indrani, Jill Greenberg, Yousuf Karsh, Ansel Adams, Alexander Rodchenko, Richard Avedon, Nabil Elderkin, André Kertesz, David LaChapelle, Steven Spielberg, Hype Williams, Zack Snyder, Martin Scorsese, Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz and Jamel Shabazz. Ajani is also the founder and executive director of The Young Visionaries – a Toronto-based photography and cinematography program, providing education to youth from the city’s priority neighborhoods. In addition, Ajani has gained considerable notoriety in the Greater Toronto Area through his first photographic documentary, “Project T Dot” -- a visual chronicle of the city's Hip-Hop culture and community in its entirety through a wide-ranging collection of intimate and dramatic black and white photographs. In production since 2007, “Project T Dot” is currently scheduled for an early 2015 publication date.

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