Jada Imani M is a photographer, filmmaker, and creative director from Prince George’s County Maryland.
Born and raised in the DMV area, Jada Imani M uses her personal experiences and influences throughout her work. Colorful, distorted, creative, and recognizable are some of the ways people have described her images. Growing up in hair salons in which her mother worked, Jada’s imagery is rooted in her love for Black beauty, nostalgia, and fantasy. Consistently inspired by her community, she pushes forward positive visuals of Black people in unique spaces in which they normally would not be seen.
Previous/Current Clients: Live Nation, I.M.P., Ari Lennox, Kali Uchis, Wondaland, Washington Post, Resident Advisor, Office Magazine, Broccoli City, Something in The Water, Roots Picnic, The Museum, Riveriswild, Atmos, Billionaire Boys Club, Freres Branchiaux
Various parts of myself are represented in my work. The experiences I have, my world view, and the people I admire is showcased across my portfolio.
DEATH TO ASSIMILATION: On view at Eckington Hall in Washington DC November 27, 2022-December 16, 2022
Washington Post: Flyana Boss ran to stardom. Their next pursuit: Lasting fame.
Office Mag: TiaCorine Has No Limits
Washington Post: A snapshot from hip-hop’s 50th summer: A live mixtape
Washington Post Chinese-Icelandic jazz singer Laufey wants Gen Z to fall in love