Photographer, Robert Whitman, Shares Details About Prince's First Photo Shoot - Mocha Man Style
Photographer, Robert Whitman, Shares Details About Prince’s First Photo Shoot
Before Prince was the international music icon we all loved, he was Prince Rogers Nelson, a struggling musician trying to make a name for... Photographer, Robert Whitman, Shares Details About Prince’s First Photo Shoot

Before Prince was the international music icon we all loved, he was Prince Rogers Nelson, a struggling musician trying to make a name for himself in his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

To help the budding star gain some exposure, Prince’s managers hired Robert Whitman to photograph Prince.

“When I first met Prince, he was in a recording studio,” Whitman said. “He was playing every instrument. This kid was 17. It was amazing!”

In this video, Whitman shares behind the scene details about Prince’s first professional photography session.

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“People are drawn to these photos because they shown an intimate side of Prince that they rarely get to see,” Whitman said.

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