Former Death Row Records Photographer, Simone Green To Release New Book Detailing The Good & Bad Times At The Label [Video]

 

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Simone Green is a photographer who worked for Death Row Records during it's heyday. On January 13, 2012 she will be releasing a new book "Time Served On Death Row Records: My Days and Nights" chronicling both the good and bad that came with being associated with the most powerful and controversial record label of it's time.

 

"At Death Row Records there was more good times than there was bad, but when the bad came it kind of made you forget about the good times," she said.



The book is said to contain many never before seen photographs of Suge Knight, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg and Dr. Dre.

 

Check out an excerpt and video preview from the book below.

 

Alone in his office Suge said, “I want you to do everything we got going on. If we go out of town or do an awards show. Whatever we do I want you to do the photography. I want you to be the Chief of Photography.” Yeah, so I heard.

 

“Also, I want you to go out and buy 10 small cameras that you can disperse to different people in the company and they can report back to you with whatever they get.” He even said, “If somebody gets a beat down they’ll get that on film. Whatever might happen we’ll have it on film.”

 

I wasn’t sure what that was really about, control issues maybe, the important thing about this moment was that Suge Knight, Godfather of the hottest thing happening, wanted visuals of everything happening in his realm, and he just put me in charge of it all, I was officially on Death Row…..and life was good………….




 

 

You can also grab more information from the book's Facebook page.

 

 

 

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Comment by Slimturk on December 6, 2011 at 1:15am
Deathrow owned the west coast via Suge Knight .... Master P owned the South and Diddy owned East Coast!! 3
Now Deathrow Records is located in Liberty Village in Toronto/Canada!!
Comment by Y2 on December 5, 2011 at 10:37pm
whose next ? The janitor
Comment by nick miller on December 5, 2011 at 8:54pm
She should have dropped the book years ago. Nobody's checking 4 that s*** now
Comment by dee on December 5, 2011 at 8:45pm
the biggest artist on death row was a westcoast n****.snoop was bigger then any rap artist back in the 90s.2pac was a westcoast n**** that was just born in new york.2pac said it best.he lived in alot of places but got his game & learned his style from the westcoast.2pac wasnt acting like a new yorker.he lookrf,dressed,talked & was turned up like a west coast n****.
Comment by SHY GUY on December 5, 2011 at 3:51pm
@dj ohhwee yea pac was the biggest and he was Suge knight b**** which is a west coast n**** from compton
Comment by GUH on December 5, 2011 at 3:46pm
What u expect from Death Row this is the row of death most realistic label ever..sit in the chair b****
Comment by G-Unit_Soldier_420 on December 5, 2011 at 3:43pm
Spider Loc!!!
Comment by dj ohhwee on December 5, 2011 at 3:25pm
funny biggest artist off of deathrow.. was a newyork n****..lol
Comment by booom zooom on December 5, 2011 at 3:14pm
This was the strongest group in rap and I don't ever seeing it being anything less
Comment by Ken Allen on December 5, 2011 at 3:00pm
DEATHROW! most of the west coast classics came from there..



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