“LISA ‘LEFT EYE’ LOPES: HIT ME AGAIN AND I’LL BURN YOUR HOUSE DOWN” ON DISGRACELAND

ROCK N’ ROLL TRUE CRIME PODCAST EXPLORES THE ARSON OF BOYFRIEND ANDRE RISON’S MANSION AND THE DETAILS SURROUNDING LOPES’ DEATH

“The point at which true crime intersects with music feels like a sure-fire podcast winner, and Disgraceland doesn’t disappoint. Narrator Jake Brennan oozes rock’n’roll scandal as he delivers stories about dodgy antics from pop stars with criminal connections in his hypnotic drawl.” —The Guardian

“Given the success of podcasts over the last couple of years with the likes of Serial, Dirty John and Pod Save America, it’d be very surprising if Disgraceland didn’t also make the step up to an even bigger audience.” —Deadline Hollywood

Disgraceland, recounts…these stories in a compelling, across-the-bar style that’s fitting of the icons at their center.” —Pacific Northwest Inlander

“For true crime and music lovers.” —iNews

This week, critically acclaimed rock n’ roll true crime podcast Disgraceland explores what really happened the night TLC member and pop star Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes burned down the house of NFL star and boyfriend Andre Rison following one of many domestic assaults. The episode also explores who Lopes really was as a person as well as the details surrounding her own premature death. Listen to the episode at disgracelandpod.com.

Previous Disgraceland episodes explore the mysterious death of Jerry Lee Lewis’ fifth wife, Sid Vicious’ heroin overdose, Sam Cooke’s death in a Los Angeles hotel, the extremes of Norwegian Black Metal and the mysterious disappearance and death of the guitar player from Van Morrison’s legendary album Astral Weeks (in conjunction with the new Van Morrison biography Astral Weeks: A Secret History of 1968). Upcoming Season One episodes include the Rolling Stones’ 1977 Canadian imbroglio, the nationwide manhunt for rapper Tay-K, the deaths of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G., club kid and promoter Michael Alig’s murder of friend Angel Melendez and James Brown’s arrest and sentencing for drugs, firearms and leading police on a high speed chase. Season Two of Disgraceland kicks off in July, with 12 episodes featuring Lil’ Kim, ZZ Top, Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, Rick James and many more.

About Disgraceland
Disgraceland is hosted, written, produced and scored by Jake Brennan, an award-winning musician and songwriter whose audio productions have been featured in network television shows, broadcast commercials and feature length films. Each 30-minute podcast episode traces​ ​the​ ​most​ ​insane​ ​criminal​ ​stories​ ​surrounding our​ ​most​ ​interesting​ ​and​ ​infamous​ ​pop​ ​stars. Combining Brennan’s passion for both music and history, Disgraceland explores these stories and attempts to reckon the heinous acts committed by these musicians with our love for the amazing music they create.

Listen to Disgraceland at disgracelandpod.com as well as via Stitcher, RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify. Jake Brennan is represented by United Talent Agency, Underground and TMWRK.

About United Talent Agency
Leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content. A passionate advocate for artists, creators and innovators, the company also is recognized in the areas of film finance and packaging, branding, licensing and endorsements. UTA is known for its dedicated digital media group helping clients—from A-list talent to Fortune 500 companies—capitalize on a rapidly changing entertainment, media and business landscape. The agency’s worldwide presence includes its Los Angeles headquarters and offices in New York, London, Nashville, Miami and Malmö, Sweden.

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