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Beyoncé is set to cover Vogue's renowned September issue, but it's her photographer who is about to make history. The "APESH*T" singer has chosen 23-year-old Tyler Mitchell as her photographer, making him the first-ever black photographer to shoot a cover for Vogue. According to HuffPost, Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour gave Beyoncé full creative control of the shoot. "The reason a 23-year-old black photographer is photographing Beyoncé for the cover of Vogue is because Beyoncé used her power and influence to get him that assignment," a source told the publication. So, who exactly is the rising star? Here are a few facts to know about Tyler before his groundbreaking cover hits newsstands.