Disgraceland Podcast on Art19
Murder, infidelity, suicide, arson, overdose, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, Beck, The Rolling Stones, Tay K-47, Tupac Shakur, Mayhem, Van Morrison and many more. Why? Because real rock stars are more like feral, narcissistic animals than functioning members of society and that is precisely what makes them so damn entertaining. If you love true crime and you love music then get ready to love this podcast.
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Sid Vicious: Love Kills… Even a Mother’s Love?
There are many different stories on how the most famous punk in history died. Various names or organisations have been throw into the mix as potential murderers. Here Jake Brennan examines what’s said to be new evidence in the saga.
Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes: Hit Me Again and I’ll Burn Your House Down
TLC’s Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was known as “the crazy one”. She did, after all, burn down her NFL playing boyfriend, Andre Rison’s mansion. But given the fact that it was done after what was then one of many domestic assaults, Disgraceland chooses to view Left Eye as a bad ass… and not “the crazy one”. This episode digs into what really happened that night, who Lisa Lopes really was as a person and the details surrounding her own premature death.
Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.: The Media Did It
Who killed Tupac? Who killed Biggie? The answer has been right there out in the open for years. This episode looks at the lives and deaths of both rap superstars, the east coast/west coast beef and the media’s culpability in driving a highly sensationalized narrative that ultimately led to the murder of both men.