Prince’s Photographer Reveals Message To Yara Shahidi & New Photos

by TV One Staff

October 26, 2017

Prince’s photographer and friend Afshin Shahidi spent years capturing the late singer on stage and at home. Shahidi is the father to “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi.

In a recent interview with GMA, Shahidi revealed “Two months before he passed, he had… sent her a private message just saying, ‘I, I love your show, ‘Black-ish’, and your character’s one of my favorite characters on the show.'”


Over a year after Prince’s sudden death, Shahidi is set to release never-before-published photos in a new book entitled ‘A Private View‘. The book features a foreword by Beyonce Knowles-Carter.

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Afshin Shahidi met Prince in 1993 becoming his cinematographer and one of the only people allowed to photograph him.