Ricky Powell, the revered hip-hop photographer best known for his association with Beastie Boys, has died at the age of 59, eliciting an outpouring of tributes from Q-Tip, Chuck D, Questlove, and more.

Powell’s manager and business partner Tono Radvany confirmed his death to Complex Monday night, February 1st. ?I just want to let everybody know he was a very special man, and he will be sorely missed,? Radvany said. No cause of death was given.

Ricky Powell, Celebrated Hip-Hop Photographer and ‘Fourth Beastie Boy,’ Dead at 59

Ricky Powell, the revered hip-hop photographer best known for his association with Beastie Boys, has died at the age of 59, eliciting an outpouring of tributes from Q-Tip, Chuck D, Questlove, and more. Powell’s manager and business partner Tono Radvany confirmed his death to Complex Monday night, February 1st.

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