18 years after being imprisoned and a drawn-out legal battle of unjust factual debacles, Benjamin Frandsen continues his firsthand true-crime drama account. He beat the same life sentence 5 times!
Season 2 is packed with recounts of never-before-heard highlights of nearly two decades of incarceration and his new successes as a free man. Since his physical release in December 2021, Ben has been sharing with quality guests about the patience and the doubt, the due diligence, the fear, and the profound faith needed to abstain from violence without becoming its victim. This fall, 2022. Model inmate turned 2022 UCLA student, Ben is an award-winning writer, public speaker, content creator, and 2nd-chance model citizen.
These inspiring accounts will captivate the mind and free the spirit, inspiring hope in those battling on behalf of the wrongfully accused and for those of us who will appreciate a new understanding of what is meant by true freedom. Notwithstanding a heavy dose of true-crime drama surrounding real victims, these podcasts will transport you from seemingly hopeless to hope-filled and set free.
Now let me introduce you to one amazing human beings to bless us with their presence....
Aaron "Showtime" Taylor
After spending 26 years inside CDCR, I came home to a big splash in October 2020. Behind the scenes, away from the bright lights, it’s been a consistent struggle to balance my public and private life. However I was prepared in part by programs within that taught me how to manage my emotions. This has been the key to my current success.
Elevated Entertainment CEO Kai Angelina
My uncle, Aaron Showtime Taylor, came home in October 2020 after spending 26yrs inside of CDCR. We created Elevated Entertainment in December 2020 as the vehicle to drive the brand. One of the first things my uncle did was make me the Chief Executive Officer because he said he wanted a Black Woman to run this company. My responsibility as the CEO has also given me a deeper respect for what it means to be a Black woman in a room that was designed for White men, and I stand in that space with the full confidence and capital that Elevated Entertainment has earned. As CEO, I’m also a single mom; a sister, an aunt; I’m also a student, still learning lessons and still learning how to apply the knowledge wisdom and understanding that life has gifted (and burdened) me with so far. I’m also a spiritual being, living a physical existence, and seeking the light that emits from within each of us…