Prospect Park and The Online Network have announced a partnership with recording superstar Snoop Lion (aka Snoop Dogg), who will write and produce One Life to Live’s upcoming revamped theme song! In addition, the rapper will appear in multiple episodes.
The song, titled “Brand New Start” will feature Iza Lach, Snoop’s Berhane Sound system label as well as Snoop Lion himself! Lion isn’t a newbie to One Life having previously appeared on the serial in 2008 and again in 2010.
TVSource Magazine reached out to TOLN for photos of the rapper’s appearance. They should be released sometime next week.
Check out the full press release and Snoop’s last rendition of the One Life theme below.
Los Angeles, CA – April 12, 2013 – Prospect Park/The Online Network has partnered with Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Dogg, who has signed on to write and produce the new theme song for the serial drama, “One Life to Live,” premiering with all new episodes on Hulu, Hulu Plus and iTunes on Monday, April 29th. The song titled, “Brand New Start” speaks to the much anticipated series return and features soulful singer, Iza Lach, newly signed to Snoop’s Berhane Sound System label, and Snoop Lion himself.
In addition to producing and performing on the theme song, Snoop Lion will also be appearing as himself in new episodes. On the series, Snoop Lion is set to visit the fictional town of Llanview to promote his new Indie film, “Reincarnated” which documents his journey from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion. Snoop Lion began shooting multiple scenes with new and returning favorites including, Robert S. Woods, Hillary B. Smith, Corbin Bleu, Robert Gorrie and Kelley Missal on April 11. Iza Lach also appeared on-set to shoot the music video for the song on Wednesday, April 10.
Snoop Lion is no stranger to the cast of “One Life to Live” as he has made several cameo appearances as Snoop Dogg when the show previously aired on ABC.
“We’re thrilled to have the support of such an iconic artist, like Snoop Lion. To have him write and produce the theme song for this series and to have the amazingly talented Iza Lach on board, is just incredible. We are extremely grateful and excited for fans to hear the new theme song and of course catch Snoop Lion in upcoming episodes,” said Jeff Kwatinetz, Chairman and CEO of Prospect Park.
In an announcement earlier this year, Prospect Park’s The Online Network revealed its plans to re-introduce the beloved franchise, through a groundbreaking content deal that will bring premium first-run, broadcast-quality programming to a mass market audience via the Internet. Brand new 30-minute episodes of “One Life to Live” will be launched each weekday and available to stream online in HD (when available) via the free Hulu.com service and to subscribers of Hulu Plus making these venerable dramas available in a new format that suits the viewing habits of the digital generation. In addition, the iTunes Store will offer both series via iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV and Mac or PC.
About Snoop Lion
Snoop Lion is a new moniker of multi-platinum artist and entertainment icon, Snoop Dogg, whose ability to stay at the forefront of popular culture and new technology has resulted in unwavering relevance. Snoop Lion, in conjunction with VICE Media and Stampede Management, are set to release REINCARNATED, the multi-media project capturing Snoop’s exploration of reggae music and spiritual growth. The project includes a reggae-influenced album executive produced by Diplo and Major Lazer, a feature-length documentary of Snoop’s journey and career which premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews, a photo book, and a self-sustainable gardening initiative named Mind Gardens. Snoop Lion recently signed Iza Lach, the first artist to be signed to Snoop Lion’s newest label venture Berhane Sound Systems in conjunction with Boss Lady Entertainment.
About Prospect Park
Prospect Park is a media and production company founded in 2009 by entertainment industry veterans Jeffrey Kwatinetz and former Disney Studios head Rich Frank. Along with successful film and music divisions, the company’s television group has numerous shows in development and breakout network hits airing including “Royal Pains” and “Wilfred.”
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