Best known for: Hastings created the covers of Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, Nas' I Am, Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx..., among many others. He also shot a slew of music videos for the likes of Raekwon, Don Omar, Prince Royce, Jeru the Damaja, and more.
Danny Hastings has been taking photos of some of hip-hop's greatest acts since before Wu-Tang Clan became the legendary group it is today. In fact, it was Hastings who photographed and designed the cover of the Clan's debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers, which helped pave the way for his career. The Panamanian-Mexican photographer initially moved to New York City to study engineering. He subsequently found his calling in photography. Since then, he has shot and designed over 150 album covers for the likes of Raekwon, Nas, Mobb Deep, and many others. He's also directed a slew of music videos.