The job of Chief Photographer for Death Row Records offered an opportunity that Simone Green would eventually consider both a gift and a curse. After years away from the music, the money, the bullying and the violence she witnessed and experienced at Death Row, Simone decided to document her career in celebrity photography highlighted by her time at Death Row Records with the release of her memoir, Time Served: My Days And Nights On Death Row Records.
Simone organized her experiences and memories and compiled them into an enthralling story that chronicles her professional career working with some of the biggest names in entertainment history and some of the most notorious as well. From her personal association and work with Motown old school royalty to some of the darkest corners of time on Death Row Records as photographer, manager or developing talent when the old schools went through a changing of the guard.
Simone has seen it all and captured much of it in pictures. Simone Green has written a page-turner that reveals the behind the scenes workings of the entertainment industry and Death Row Records in particular, including the brutal assault she suffered at the hands of Suge Knight and others before leaving.
While at Death Row, Simone captured some of the most often displayed images of Hip Hop culture and icons Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur. The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City displayed Simone’s work and it appears on numerous album and magazine covers. Young women who want a career in the entertainment industry can learn from this memoir.
Simone's work is also displayed at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
Simone Green joined ItzYourzRadio's Donni-Oh! to discuss her time served on Death Row Records.
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