This week, critically acclaimed rock n’ roll true crime podcast Disgraceland explores what really happened the night TLCmember 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.