POPLAW

Gimme My Credit (Ep. 84)

An episode of POPLAW

By Tyrone and Desiree
Two NYC attorneys, keeping it real about pop culture and entertainment law. Catch hosts Tyrone Scott and Desiree Talley each week discussing the latest in courtroom drama, contract disputes, and infringement claims between people with too much money and time on their hands.
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#TBT to one of our favorite episodes where we drank some champagne, popped some popcorn, and reviewed the two Fyre Fest documentaries and gave all of our "legal analysis": "FINALLY. It's what you all have been waiting for. We give our long awaited, much anticipated, unfiltered reviews of both the Hulu and Netflix Fyre Fest documentaries. Long live our #UnderFyre series! Stick around for The Breakdown of FTC social media disclosure do's and don't." Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
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October 10, 2019
Gimme My Credit (Ep. 84)
California lawmakers are taken to task over laws "protecting" age discrimination on IMBd, film producers are in court over movie credits, and the audiobook company Audible is sued for adding unauthorized "captions" to its books. Stick around for The Breakdown of copyright licenses and updates on Usher's STI lawsuit woes and the Varsity Blues college cheating scandal. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
31:39
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No Free Labor (Ep. 83)
Live event producer Sofar Sounds comes under fire for its free labor practices, copyright litigants are finally getting a dedicated small claims court, and a journalist's lawsuit against CNN over a documentary is tossed before it even got started. Stick around for The Breakdown of what small claims courts are and updates on the Peloton vs. the music industry lawsuit and rapper Birdman's everlasting money problems. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
29:43
September 26, 2019
What in the World? (Ep. 82)
Cardi gives the oddest deposition we’ve heard since Lil Wayne, a Tennessee man sues Popeyes over THAT chicken sandwich, and the man in the White House is trying to enforce illegitimate NDAs against his former employees. Stick around for The Breakdown of what depositions are and Fyre Fest update #12,761. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
26:47
September 19, 2019
7 Rings of Infringement (Ep. 81)
Ariana Grande is demanding at least $10 million from Forever 21 for infringement after a failed business deal; actor Mr. T takes on a cannabis company for appropriating his name; Drake, Big Freedia, and others are being sued by a NOLA DJ for using his beat on "In My Feelings", "Nice for What", and other songs. Stick around for The Breakdown of right of publicity and updates on the Danny Masterson-Scientology rape case and the WGA vs. talent agencies dispute.  Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
27:34
September 12, 2019
WikiLeaks and the 1st Amendment (Feat. Michael Lambert) (Ep. 80)
Media and First Amendment attorney, Michael Lambert joins us this week to really breakdown the basics about what Wikileaks is, who is Julian Assange, what did he do, and why his case could be one that changes journalism and 1st Amendment rights for a generation.  Find and follow Michael on Twitter: @M_Lambert4612 Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
37:38
September 5, 2019
Startup Success with Keenan D. Williams (Ep. 79)
Entrepreneur and startup guru Keenan D. Williams stops by to talk about his path to becoming the co-founder and president of the popular apartment rental platform Rezi, and he drops gems about how to make your startup business successful. Plus, we also discuss the important role lawyers and contracts play in the startup world. To learn more about Rezi and Keenan visit rezi.co Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
45:46
August 28, 2019
Family Feud (Ep. 78)
Again forgive the audio struggles. We're trying some new things so please be patient 🙏🏿 Spinderella takes on her "sisters" Salt n Pepa, Aretha's family is feuding over who should control her estate, and Bobby Brown's takes on BBC over "Being Bobby Brown" footage of his late wife Whitney Houston and daughter Bobby Kristina. Stick around for The Breakdown of power of attorney and an update on the Woody Allen vs. Amazon suit for terminating his film agreement. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159 Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
26:04
August 22, 2019
KopyCat (Ep. 77)
Forgive us for the audio this week, we were working through some technical difficulties but still wanted to get you all an episode this week. 🙏🏿 Katy Perry takes an "L" for "Dark Horse" copyright infringement, Lil' Nas X is sued for borrowing from a throwback song, Ferrari takes legal action against a German designer for an Instagram post, and the Philadelphia Phillies sue for ownership of their mascot. Stick around for The Breakdown of "copyright termination" and an update on the Cash Money Records vs. Aspire dispute over Drake royalties from waaaayback in one of our first episodes. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
36:39
August 15, 2019
Should've Known Better (Ep. 76)
The judge and jury have spoken and rapper Tay K is doing some SERIOUS time for murder. Also, French fans want their day in court to protect Michael Jackson's legacy from sexual abuse allegations. Stick around for The Breakdown of what court jurisdiction means, plus an update on the WGA vs. talent agents dispute and NY's recent passage of revenge porn laws. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
28:31
August 8, 2019
Social Media Takedown (Ep. 75)
Social media is costing people a lot of time and money this week in and out of the courtroom. Congresswoman AOC is being sued for blocking users on Twitter. Facebook receives a record breaking 10 figure fine from the FTC. And Gigi Hadid faces legal trouble over photos posted to her Instagram account. Stick around for The Breakdown of what the FTC is and updates on Kawhi Leonard’s copyright logo lawsuit against Nike and A$AP Rocky’s Swedish arrest situation. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
30:20
August 1, 2019
Congress Talks Music (Ep. 74)
Big changes are on the horizon for copyright law. We discuss the recent congressional hearing with Karyn A. Temple, the first black Register of Copyrights, which covered everything from black box money royalties to the creation of the Mechanical Licensing Collective. We also talk about another Spotify copyright case that is linked to these recent copyright law changes. Plus stick around for The Breakdown of the Music Moderation Act of 2018, and updates on the Marvin Gaye songwriter’s case against Ed Sheeran, and more on the Roc Nation vs. Iconix saga. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
28:14
July 25, 2019
Bad Blood (Ep. 73)
Taylor Swift is shaking the table by "calling out" Scooter Braun over "taking" her master recordings, an influencer is sued for not posting to social media like he was supposed to, and Yo Gotti faces a $6.6 million judgement for not appearing in court. Plus stick around  for The Breakdown of the different types of contract damages and updates on (i) Yeezy's label lawsuit and the case involving the lawyer for the judge who sent Meek Mill to jail. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
43:44
July 17, 2019
Generic (Ep. 72)
The USPTO says "talk to the hand" to Cardi B's "okurr" trademark application and the getaway driver for  Nipsey Hussle's murderer is raising questions about the LAPD's conduct. Plus updates on the breaking news scandalous trademark decision from SCOTUS, and Cardi's troubles are still following her from that club brawl last year.  Stick around for The Breakdown of why the USPTO denies trademark applications. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
26:33
July 11, 2019
Diversity in the Entertainment Industry (with Jaia Thomas) (Ep. 71)
And another one! We're hitting you with back-to-back guest episodes because it's summer and y'all deserve. LA based entertainment attorney Jaia Thomas and founder of Diverse Representation joins us to chat about her winding path breaking into the entertainment industry (from Big Law to solo practitioner). We all know how little diversity and representation there is in entertainment and Jaia talks with us about she created and is using her platform to make a change and impact.  Learn more Diverse Representation at diverserepresentation.com and more about Jaia at www.jathomaslaw.com Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
38:26
June 27, 2019
Inside the Beauty Industry (with Jacqueline Laurean Yates) (Ep. 70)
This week we’re talking beauty with Jacqueline Laurean Yates, a professional writer, editor, content creator, and brand consultant best known for her innate passion on covering beauty, fashion, and lifestyle topics. With past experience at Essence Magazine, Ebony Magazine, L'Oréal and Yahoo!, and her work being featured in numerous publications, Jacqueline gives insight into the current state of the beauty industry, tips for aspiring writers/editors, and the importance of legal clearance and FTC rules in her day to day work. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast  And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
49:47
June 19, 2019
Unprotected (Ep. 69)
A Hollywood boycott in Georgia is brewing over the recent abortion ban and a Raptors player is suing the NBA for control of his logo. Plus, we give The Breakdown of Hollywood state tax incentives and updates on the Bill Nye/Disney dispute and the WGA lawsuit against the top talent agencies. Happy Pride and Black Music Month! Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159   Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
34:51
June 13, 2019
What The F...CC? (Ep. 68)
In crossovers we didn't see coming in 2019, a trademark case currently with the Supreme Court about vulgar language now has some questioning whether it could influence longstanding precedent about vulgarity and "bad words" in television and radio, via the FCC. Also two companies are going head-to-head over what free speech means in the commercial sense in California. And finally 20th Century Fox is being sued for displacing juvenile detainees in Chicago, so they could film...Empire. -_-  Plus The Breakdown of what the FCC is and updates on the sexual assault lawsuit against some Viacom executives.  ******BONUS***** ---> True fans stick around for the end for a promo code for the Afros and Audio Podcast Festival tickets 👀  Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone  Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast  Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159   Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast  Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
29:53
June 5, 2019
Talent Booking: 101 (with Eric Jones) (Ep. 67)
Three-time Emmy winning Entertainment booker and producer for ABC's Good Morning America, Eric Jones drops by to give us the insider scoop about talent booking, his incredible career journey (from working for First Lady Michelle Obama to booking and meeting his idol Kelly Rowland), and how important the legal side of the TV business is to his job.   Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
41:47
May 29, 2019
The War Against Abortion (Ep. 66)
Everyone predicted it and now we're seeing the true results of the 2016 election. Conservative led states are pushing to ban abortion out right and are looking to take their fight all the way to the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the longstanding precedent for abortion rights. We explain exactly what's going on and how people are fighting back. Plus stick around for The Breakdown of the right to privacy.    Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
19:45
May 23, 2019
Peloton vs. The Music Industry (Ep. 65)
What happens when you build a four billion dollar business on fitness and music but don't get the rights to use the music? Well Peloton is about to find out since the music industry is coming after them for not clearing the music that they use for their popular fitness program and equipment. Stick around for an update on the WGA lawsuit and The Breakdown of sync licenses.   *GOT sorta, kinda spoiler alerts in the Pop Culture around the 20:30 mark*   Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
24:22
May 16, 2019
WGA Takes On Hollywood (Ep. 64)
The Writers Guild of America is fed UP! They have a bone to pick with their talent agents and are willing to go all the way to court to get want they want. Rapper Offset catches a felony for throwing hands with a fan.  Plus The Breakdown of collective bargaining agreements and an update on the college cheating scandal and Fyre Fest update #480. Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
32:26
May 9, 2019
Breaking Into: Entertainment Law feat. Jemar Daniel, Esq. (Part II) (Ep. 63)
We continue our conversation with entertainment attorney Jemar Daniel to discuss his unconventional journey to his current role as Vice President and Senior Counsel at Viacom. From walking 3 miles in the snow to study for the bar, to working for free at a ringtone company, to clerking for an Eastern District of New York judge, you'll definitely want to hear the rest of Jemar's inspiring story. Plus we discuss the changing landscape of the industry and insider tips for those looking to get into entertainment law.  Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
44:54
May 1, 2019
Breaking Into: Entertainment Law feat. Jemar Daniel, Esq. (Part I) (Ep. 62)
This is the episode that you've all been waiting for; we finally talk about how to get into entertainment law! Entertainment attorney Jemar Daniel joins us to discuss his unconventional journey to his current role as Vice President and Senior Counsel at Viacom. From walking 3 miles in the snow to study for the bar, to working for free at a ringtone company, to clerking for an Eastern District of New York judge, you'll definitely want to hear all about Jemar's inspiring story. Plus we discuss the changing landscape of the industry and insider tips for those looking to get into entertainment law.  Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog  Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
47:42
April 25, 2019
The Big Update: Copyright Law (Ep. 61)
Everyone has been talking about it (and getting it wrong), so we decided to set the record straight about the major Supreme Court (of the United States) ruling that has everyone shook: copyright registration. It's not as complicated as you think and there are some easy ways to comply with the ruling when suing for infringement.  Plus we give The Breakdown of pre-registration and have Fyre Fest update #127.   Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean | Overcast And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
15:31
April 17, 2019
Public Relations Breakdown (with Tequilla White) (Ep. 60)
We're talking public relations this week with PR strategist Tequilla White. Tequilla gives us an insider look into the ins and outs of the PR world and discusses why understanding the basics of contracts is so vital for entrepreneurs. To learn more about Tequilla visit https://www.tequillawhitepr.com/   Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
32:53
April 10, 2019
Protect Your Peace (Ep. 59)
The NJ referee who made the black teenage boy cut his hair is trying to call foul for emotional distress; tennis star Naomi Osaka is being sued by her former coach; and photographers and news outlets are standing up to Ariana Grande's team for strict photography rules on her upcoming tour.  Plus stick around for The Breakdown of emotional distress.   Rest in peace to rapper Nipsey Hussle.   Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
29:16
April 3, 2019
College Cheating Scandal (Ep. 58)
Becky with the bad grades is back with a vengeance! It's time to breakdown what really happened in the country-wide college admissions fraud case and where everyone involved stands legally. We also get into the Barstool Sports Twitter/DMCA drama and a little bit more Fyre Fest related legal business.  Stick around for The Breakdown of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and takedown notices.    Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
34:25
March 27, 2019
Fashion & Entrepreneurship with Christian & Michael Warren of ALWD Co. (Ep. 57)
Not even technical difficulties could keep us from bringing you this week's episode. Business partners and husband & wife duo, Christian and Michael Warren join us to talk all things fashion, entrepreneurship, marriage, and even legally protecting their brand. Their years of experience and positivity shine through in this fun conversation. Check out ALWD at https://alifewelldressed.com   Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
44:36
March 20, 2019
The Moschino Mess (Ep. 56)
Gucci, Moncler, Prada, and now Moschino?! Pronounced mos-key-no, the luxury Italian fashion house is now under fire in a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee and demonstrates a larger issue in the fashion industry. Plus, an update on the drawn out Jussie Smollett case, and a quick refresher on the basics of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the claim filing process.     Head to www.poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
27:25
March 13, 2019
Brand Marketing 101 (feat. Zoé Zeigler) (Ep. 55)
First guest episode of 2019! Vice President and Marketing & Advertising Leader, Zoé Zeigler stopped by to drop off ALL of the gems about working with brands, personal branding, marketing, and life tips in general. This is a MUST listen episode. Learn more about Zoé at https://www.zoezeigler.com/   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the monthly POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast Our blog POPBLOG is finally here! Check out the first few posts: https://www.poplawpodcast.com/popblog    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
32:53
March 6, 2019
Black Women (Ep. 54)
To close out Black History Month, we're putting the spotlight on black women and the cases that don't always get the attention they deserve: (i) a woman is suing the night club where she was allegedly sexually assaulted on the dance floor while streaming live on Facebook, (ii) R&B singer Justine Skye puts rapper Sheck Wes on blast for abuse and seeks a restraining order, (iii) a mother of 5 is found dead the morning after a party but no one knows anything. Additionally, we discuss NYC's ban on hair discrimination, and stick around for "The Breakdown" of California restraining orders.   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
42:53
February 27, 2019
Black History: Legal Edition II (Ep. 53)
Now y'all know we couldn't end February without paying tribute to Black History Month. This episode is short and sweet but we get down to the nitty gritty, tracing the path between some historic cases impacting Black Americans to their status and legacy today. We're talking affirmative action, the Voting Rights Act, and gerrymandering. Plus, we relive a CLASSIC moment in black pop culture history at the end.   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
15:52
February 20, 2019
I.C.E. Me Out (Ep. 52)
21 Savage is arrested by I.C.E., Bow Wow's Superbowl weekend domestic dispute, and Woody Allen takes on Amazon for backing out of their deal. Stick around for The Breakdown of immigration law.  Plus updates on Cardi B's suit against her ex-manager, and Drake's old label's lawsuit against Young Money and Universal. Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | iHeartRadio | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
28:33
February 13, 2019
Six Degrees of Yeezy (Ep. 51)
Kanye is the glue that holds our episode together this week: (i) Japanese fabric supplier Toki Sen-I Co is taking Ye to court over unpaid fees, (ii) Yeezy is suing to be released from his deal with EMI/Roc a Fella Records, (iii) Roc Nation (Kanye's former label) goes after insurer HCCI for lost profits, and (iv) a NOLA rapper is NOT happy with Tyga's (former BF to Kylie Jenner, little sister of Kim K.) sampling etiquette.  Plus, NY Attorney General, Letitia James hands down a blow to social media influencers and fake engagement, and The Breakdown of personal service agreements.   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast Subscribe to the POPLAW Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/b4cf3daf5f30/poplawnewsletter-278159  Patreon sign-up --> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts | PodBean And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
28:55
February 6, 2019
Fyre vs. Fyre (Ep. 50)
FINALLY. It's what you all have been waiting for. We give our long awaited, much anticipated, unfiltered reviews of both the Hulu and Netflix Fyre Fest documentaries. Long live our #UnderFyre series! Stick around for The Breakdown of FTC social media disclosure do's and don't.   EXCLUSIVE FYRE FEST CONTENT HERE -> https://www.patreon.com/poplawpodcast   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
20:14
January 30, 2019
2019! (Ep. 49)
Happy New Year POPLAWyers! We're back with a little pep in our step for the 2019 grind. We cover a lot of ground in a little time so don't be afraid to listen to this one a couple of times ;-) This episode we talk Jeff Bezos' divorce and possible payout to his wife Mackenzie, Rihanna putting a stop to her father's self-enrichment, and Mariah's former assistant trying to blackmail her. Plus The Breakdown of prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, and splitting marital assets. Also updates on Ed Sheeran's Marvin Gaye case and the Fortnite dance copyright lawsuits.   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
25:36
January 23, 2019
The Black Effect (Ep. 48)
Nicki Minaj was caught up in her very own Fyre Festival-esque ordeal, 2 Milly may be finally getting his day in court for dance copyright infringement in Fortnite, Big Freedia fends off a former employee for copyright infringement, and Jay Z calls out the American Arbitration Association for lack of diversity. Plus stick around for updates, The Breakdown: Dance Copyright, and Pop Culture Roundup.   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
37:46
December 12, 2018
Thank U, Next (Ep. 47)
Everyone is coming down from Midterm Madness so we take a moment to breathe and focus on what else has been happening: Trump takes on CNN (and the press) in court, MSNBC anchor Joy Reid's twitter fingers have her in defamatory hot water, and Beyonce takes back clothing line Ivy Park from Topshop. Happy Thanksgiving! What are y'all thankful for?   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone   Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
37:38
November 21, 2018
#Reputation (Ep. 46)
Apparently everyone has forgotten what copyright law is but they gon' learn today. The writers of Usher's hit song "Bad Girl" "forgot" to credit the third writer; the Migos may have been a little too inspired by a 2000s underground song on "Walk It Like I Talk It"; Kendrick and SZA are still learning that copyrights include the visual arts; a Satanic statue is allegedly being appropriated by Netflix. Plus an update on the defamation case of Deray McKesson brought against Jeanine Pirro.   Head to poplawpodcast.com for more Desiree and Tyrone   Follow us on Twitter/Facebook/Instagram --> @poplawpodcast   Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
35:22
November 7, 2018
Under Fyre: Part III (feat. Gerard Anthony) (Ep. 45)
Our first guest ever, and first return guest ever, makes a comeback to tackle the gift that keeps on giving: Fyre Festival. Attorney Gerard Anthony joins us to discuss the latest in the Fyre saga, including the sentencing of the mastermind behind all of it, Billy McFarland. We also get Gerard to weigh in on the Coachella vs. Filmchella trademark case and we give an update on Afeni Shakur's quest for Tupac's master recordings.     Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
52:46
October 24, 2018
It Ain't Safe (Ep. 44)
We know, we know. We've been gone for a minute now we're back with the jumpoff. We missed y'all too!  Since we've got some catching up to do, you're in for a FULL slate of topics today: Birdman and Young Thug may take the heat for shooting up Lil' Wayne's tour bus, an Al Jazeera defamation lawsuit witness goes missing, an attorney for the judge who ruled against Meek Mill is upset over "secret" recordings, Cardi B heads to court for a strip club brawl, AND La Croix is being taken to court for the "chemicals" in it's iconic beverages.   Plus updates on Suge Knight's murder case and our favorite bad boy: Billy McFarland.   Don't forget to get your tickets to CultureCon for October 13 here: https://culturecon.splashthat.com/    Available on: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | PocketCasts And don't forget to rate/comment wherever you're listening!
49:32
October 11, 2018
Poor Sport (Ep. 43)
Everyone is calling foul in this week's sports themed episode. College athletes are done being taken advantage of, Kevin Garnett is going after his old accountant for lost money, Dish Network takes on Univision for streaming soccers games on Facebook, and the current administration may be changing copyright law in the NAFTA negotiations. Plus an update on Terry Crew's #MeToo case and "The Breakdown" of what NAFTA is. For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com Follow POPLAW on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on Apple Podcasts :-)*
37:43
September 20, 2018
Don't Hurt Yourself (Ep. 42)
Well this week's episode is a mix bag of legal antics: round 1 - Dr. Dre's wrongful death lawsuit, round 2 - Queen B takes on Ivy Park imposters, round 3 - Christian rapper Flame takes on Dr. Luke and Katy Perry over Dark Horse infringement, round 4 - Aerosmith tells Trump to stop playing their music at his rallies...or else. Plus stick around for some case updates and The Breakdown: tort law.   *BONUS* ---> A nice little rant about the Manafort/Cohen double header   For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com   Follow POPLAW on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on Apple Podcasts | SoundCloud | Google Podcasts   *Don't forget to review and rate on Apple Podcasts :-)*
33:57
August 31, 2018
The Law of Dance feat. Merlyne Jean-Louis (Ep. 41)
Joined by attorney and dancer Merlyne Jean-Louis, Tyrone and Desiree tackle the law of dance while discussing Azealia Banks accusing Teyana Taylor of stealing choreography, Les Twins (of Beyoncé fame) vs. So You Think You Can Dance contestants, and a close-up look about what the law actually says about protecting choreography. For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com Follow POPLAW on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on Apple Podcasts | SoundCloud | Google Podcasts *Don't forget to review and rate on Apple Podcasts :-)*
37:29
August 15, 2018
Level Up (Ep. 40)
It's all about positivity this summer. Tyrone and Desiree are letting Ciara be their guiding light this week as they teach all the celebrities with legal woes how to 'Level Up'. Drake's old label takes on Cash Money/Universal, rapper Young Thug's multiple managers go to legal war, and Richard Simmons' IS bringing the heat against a tabloid for spying on him. Plus, an update on Cardi B's manager's lawsuit against her. For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com Follow POPLAW on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on Apple Podcasts | SoundCloud | Google Podcasts *Don't forget to review and rate on Apple Podcasts :-)*
26:58
July 25, 2018
Wins & Losses (Ep. 39)
Desiree and Tyrone are back with another jam packed episode: Dr. Dre owes money from the early days of his Beats empire, Reggie Bush sues basically everyone in St. Louis for his career ending injuries, and a petty ex-girlfriend has to pay up for sabotaging her man's music career. Plus, updates on Birdman's housing woes in Miami and Lil' Wayne's record label lawsuit against Birdman. And in a new segment, SCOTUS Corner, they discuss the US Supreme Court Justice news that has everyone SHOOK. For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com Follow POPLAW on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on Apple Podcasts | SoundCloud | Google Podcasts *Don't forget to review and rate on Apple Podcasts :-)*
30:24
July 9, 2018
Likelihood of Confusion: Trademark Edition feat. Dorna Mohaghegh (Ep. 38)
Can Dr. Dre keep Dr. Drai from using his own name? And why is DJ Khaled's son's name in a lawsuit? Trademark attorney Dorna Mohaghegh joins us this week to discuss these cases and fill in the trademark blanks so that we can all understand trademarks a little better. For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on iTunes | SoundCloud | Google Play *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
32:13
June 20, 2018
The Arbitrator (Ep. 37)
More is more is our motto. This week is jam packed with cases, valuable legal knowledge and pop culture commentary: magicians can't trick their way out of arbitration, Evelyn Lozada is NOT here for former publicist's alleged lies, the Pussycat Dolls management give a lesson in legal "reading", plus updates on the Big Pimpin' case and Kesha's suit against Dr. Luke. Stick around for The Breakdown of "arbitration" at the end. For more info check out www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on iTunes | SoundCloud | Google Play *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
30:57
June 6, 2018
Bet on Purple (Ep. 36)
We're partying like it's 1999 this week! Tyrone and Desiree discuss whether anyone is legally responsible for Prince's death, Prince's estate vs. Tidal, Birdman's everlasting legal woes, and E-40's Captain Save a Hoe infringement case. Plus, an update on the Supreme Court sports betting case that has the whole country talking and stick around for "The Breakdown" of wills and estates at the end. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on iTunes | SoundCloud | Google Play *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
26:47
May 23, 2018
Be Careful: The Manager Edition feat. Trevor Burton (Ep. 35)
Entertainment attorney Trevor Burton joins us this week to talk Cardi B's manager's lawsuit against her and why it is so important to have good people on your team and understand what their role is. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on iTunes | SoundCloud | Google Play *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
40:19
May 9, 2018
Our Podcast Turns One (Ep. 34)
Oh my goodness has it been a year already?! 34 episodes later, Tyrone and Desiree are celebrating a year of bringing you the BEST entertainment law and pop culture podcast out there. Listen to them recount some of their favorite moments from the show so far and geek out over Beychella. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on iTunes | SoundCloud | Google Play *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
31:33
April 25, 2018
Antitrust for What? (Ep. 33)
Edward Norton is in hot water in Harlem. Ticketmaster is getting too big for their britches. Plus, the "Breakdown" of antitrust. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast Listen on iTunes | SoundCloud | Google Play *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
27:19
April 11, 2018
The Forgotten Voices of #MeToo (Ep. 32)
It's been months since the #MeToo movement was thrusted into the spotlight and this week Desiree and Tyrone discuss the important but less talked about case of actor Terry Crews vs. Hollywood agent Adam Venit. Plus stick around for "The Breakdown" of the statute of limitations for sexual assaults in California. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
30:36
March 28, 2018
The Mo'Nique Episode feat. Marcie Cleary (Ep. 31)
Desiree and Tyrone tackle the #NetflixBoycott heard round the world to find out what was really behind the comedy special deal that Netflix offered to the legendary comedian, Mo'Nique. Entertainment and comedy attorney Marcie Cleary of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC joins them to discuss the intersection between comedy, contracts, race, and gender. Akuarel is the minority film/television career directory that we discussed in the episode. Go to http://mmcadc.org/akuarel/join-us/ for more information. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
42:34
March 14, 2018
Black History: The Legal Edition (Ep. 30)
John Legend wins in court against a greedy cabbie, Kanye finally gets his insurance money for canceling his Saint Pablo tour, and 3LW's songwriters are not having T-Swift's mess. Plus, Black History Month may be almost over but we couldn't let it end without discussing some of the historical cases that have shaped the lives of black people living in the US. #WakandaForever Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
29:24
February 28, 2018
XXIX (Ep. 29)
Queen Bey ended one legal mess and hopped right into another, Solange and Kanye are being sued for sampling the same song, and Tinder has to pay up for discriminating against older people. Plus, updates on some of our favorite cases and a refresher Breakdown on copyright law. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
33:20
February 14, 2018
Inside the Music Industry (feat. Roderick Scott)(Ep. 28)
This week Roderick Scott of Atlantic Records joins us to give a behind the scenes view of what it's really like to work in the music industry. We discuss Lil Pump's underage recording contract, rapper Bhad Bhabie's ("Cash me outside" girl) rise to fame, Post Malone's lack of media training, G-Eazy calling out H&M's racism, and the hip hop ban in China. Plus stick around for some insider Grammy knowledge at the end. More information about the Grammy writing competition for law students: https://www.grammy.com/entertainment-law-initiative Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
46:56
January 31, 2018
New Year, Same Shenanigans (Ep. 27)
Happy New Year y'all! *twerks to the bounce remix of Auld Lang Syne* Ed Sheeran is caught up copying again, Harvard is out here trying to yank degrees for unpaid bills, Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson isn't taking Fox News' mess, plus updates about Jay-Z's Big Pimpin' case and Future vs. Rocko. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
40:40
January 17, 2018
Gambling with the IRS (Ep. 26)
And we're back! The Supreme Court is about to determine the future of sports betting, DMX is probably headed to prison for tax fraud, plus updates on Meek Mill, Danny Masterson and Ezekiel Elliot. Stick around for a quick breakdown on federalism at the end. Happy Holidays! Here's the link to Tiffany Haddish's new book, "The Last Black Unicorn", we discussed: http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Last-Black-Unicorn/Tiffany-Haddish/9781501181825 Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast *Don't forget to review and rate on iTunes :-)*
34:44
December 14, 2017
Inside Criminal Law with Matthew R. Smalls (Ep. 25)
Criminal defense attorney, and former Manhattan Assistant District Attorney, Matthew R. Smalls joins us to tackle the Meek Mill probation decision, Danny Masterson's alleged sex crimes being hidden by the church of Scientology, and to also share insider information into the criminal justice system. Learn more about Matthew at http://www.matthewsmallsesq.com Follow Matthew on Twitter: @MatthewSmalls Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
54:02
November 15, 2017
The Breakdown: Impeachment (Ep. 24)
In this special edition of POPLAW, we reflect on the 1 year anniversary of the presidential election and explore the question: What is impeachment and will Donald Trump be impeached? Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com   Follow us on: Instagram/Twitter/Facebook - @poplawpodcast
19:07
November 7, 2017
Secure the Bag (Ep. 23)
Sony wants its money from Tamar Braxton's husband/manager (Vince Herbert), Ticketmaster is taking on the bots in court, and one of the rights holders for Wale's hit song "Bad" is suing everyone for her piece of the pie. Listen to Episode 5 "Infringement, Who Said That?" for the background on Marvin Gayes v. Pharrell & friends - https://soundcloud.com/poplawpodcast/episode5-infringement-who-said-dat Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
33:15
October 30, 2017
Trash (Ep. 22)
Milo Yiannopoulos (conservative trash) is suing his publisher for not following through with their book deal, Harvey Weinstein (liberal elite trash) is accused of old school Hollywood "casting couch" behavior, Iggy Azaelia (irrelevant trash) can't pay her bills, and as usual more Fyre Fest (perpetual dumpster fire) updates. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
37:40
October 11, 2017
Issa "Free" Country (Ep. 21)
Rebel Wilson takes on the Australia press, CNN gets SLAPP'd down in a Georgia federal court, Donald Trump's petty Twitter habits may be against the law, and stick around for "The Breakdown" of what the First Amendment really means. Helpful links to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico: - https://www.oneamericaappeal.org/ - http://somosunavoz.com/ - https://go.tidal.com/us/donation Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
24:43
September 30, 2017
Foul Play (Ep. 20)
Ezekiel Elliot is taking on the NFL in court, more Fyre Fest drama, Richard Simmons' lawsuit is dealt a complicated blow, and the Reading Rainbow family has finally made peace. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
29:06
September 13, 2017
The Science of Scamming (Ep. 19)
We don't know what's in the air right now but Disney is allegedly scamming Bill Nye the Science, Showtime may have been scamming their customers, and Taylor Swift continued to scam the human race by just being herself. Plus, we give our thoughts on Hurricane Harvey and ways to help contribute to the recovery effort. If you're looking to donate to those effected by Hurricane Harvey these are two of our favorite organizations: 1) http://www.breadoflifeinc.org/hurricane-harvey/ 2)https://ghcf.org/hurricane-relief/ Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
32:58
September 2, 2017
The Reading Room (Ep. 18)
The former host of the timeless show Reading Rainbow is in hot water, Taylor Swift has avoided a major L, and an update on the makers of NBA2K vs. the NBA players' tattoo artists. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
29:54
August 22, 2017
The Tupac Episode (Ep. 17)
We finally pick apart the many lawsuits surrounding Tupac, his estate, and the life rights to tell his story. Plus we "Breakdown" the essentials of life rights. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
26:47
August 12, 2017
The SLAPP Motion (Ep. 16)
Floyd Mayweather and Richard Simmons are getting SLAPP'd this week and more updates on Bey vs Messy Mya, Quincy Jones' 4 year battle with Michael Jackson's estate, an 'Under Fyre: Part 3' development, and Dr. Luke is dragging Lady Gaga into his Kesha obsessed dispute. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
35:14
August 5, 2017
A Supreme Mess (Ep. 15)
The Supreme Court of the United States just delivered a major blow to trademark law, Usher is out here giving the gift that keeps on giving, and Lil' Wayne still wants his money from Cash Money. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
32:44
July 27, 2017
Trust Issues (Ep. 14)
Rob and Chyna are on the rocks again, Frank Ocean's money hungry daddy still has his hand out, and Kesha finally has her voice and her freedom back. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
24:22
July 19, 2017
PRIDE. (feat. Brian Racioppi & Virgil Crew) (Ep. 13)
POPLAW celebrates Pride month with the hosts of "Why Aren't We Being Filmed". We discuss the politics of outing public figures, the importance of celebrities in the fight for LGBT causes/rights, and much more. Check out episodes of "Why Aren't We Being Filmed" at www.whyarentwebeingfilmed.com Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
39:11
June 27, 2017
Under Fyre: Part 2 (feat. Gerard Anthony) (Ep. 12)
We revisit 2017's favorite music festival with some crazy updates. And our inaugural guest Gerard Anthony, attorney of AFROPUNK, weighs in on what went wrong as well as some behind-the-scenes info about what it takes to put on a successful music festival such as AFROPUNK Festival. Follow Gerard on Twitter --> @GeeRock819 Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
33:27
June 19, 2017
O-R-I-G-I-N-A-L-I-T-Y (Ep. 11)
Does anybody make real ish anymore? Kanye, Drake, and Khloe K can't keep their hands off of other people's stuff. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
29:01
June 7, 2017
Whose Image is it Anyway? (Ep. 10)
Diddy is stealing pictures of himself, Lebron's tattoo artist says they own his skin, and that Lupita/Rihanna Twitter movie is getting made but the original Tweeter shouldn't expect to have any rights in it. Also a breakdown of the right of publicity. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
32:19
May 30, 2017
B**** Betta Have My Money (Ep. 9)
Alanis Morissette's manager got caught with his hand in the cookie jar, "Turn Down for What" may have been copied from another terrible song, and a "shocking" update from RHOA. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
32:37
May 16, 2017
Under Fyre (Ep. 8)
Fyre Festival is out here scamming the masses, Rocko still has no future with Future, and the Blurred Lines case just won't die. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
30:41
May 8, 2017
No Frauds (Ep. 7)
Why is everyone out here acting brand new? Cash Money and Chance the Rapper bootleggers are getting chin-checked in court plus some updates on Queen B and our favorite ginger. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
34:21
April 28, 2017
Be Humble. Mind Your Business. (Ep. 6)
P. Diddy may be fending off an imaginary case and Fox News is still a heaping pile of garbage.
27:22
April 9, 2017
Infringement, Who Said Dat? (Ep. 5)
Homage and inspiration go head-to-head with infringement when we explore copyright similarities in some of today's biggest pop songs. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
22:53
March 26, 2017
Defamation: Issa Lie (Ep. 4)
What do Sinead O'Connor, Amber Rose, and Real Housewives all have in common? Hint: it's not irrelevancy Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
30:39
March 15, 2017
Freebandz: Rocko Has No Future (Ep. 3)
Our favorite trap rapper finds himself in court again when he forgets where he came from and doesn't understand he signed his life away with a 360 deal. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
28:52
March 4, 2017
Get in Formation Messy Mya (Ep. 2)
Yet another plebeian comes sideways at Queen B for something that they probably don't have any business talking about. Messy Mya's (RIP) estate thinks Beyonce owes them something.
33:27
February 28, 2017
Cash Kylie Outside (Ep. 1)
Kylie Jenner tries to take on the Kylie only we acknowledge (Minogue)and Hanes shuts down "Cash me outside" girl when she comes for one of their brands. Visit us at www.poplawpodcast.com Follow us on: Instagram - @poplawpodcast Twitter - @poplawpodcast Facebook - @poplawpodcast
23:16
February 26, 2017
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