Charlamagne Tha God Makes History By Launching The Black Effect Podcast Network The joint venture with iHeartRadio will be the largest one dedicated to Black listeners. You see what companies like Spotify and Stitcher are already doing. I have a love and passion for all things sports; more specifically the intersections of race, sports, culture as well as the business of sports. Loud Speakers was definitely a company that was doing it, but I always felt that there was another level to that. Black Everything. Spearheaded by Charlamagne, the Black Effect Podcast Network is scheduled to premiere this fall with 18 podcasts on iHeartRadio and is projected to become the largest podcast publisher committed to Black audiences and voices in Black culture. She lost custody of their daughter Bonnie Bella. Blackness is the culture, but Black Voices are not monolithic. BET Newsletters are sent by BET Networks, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10003. www.bet.com, TRENDING IN You see everyone doing their own individual podcasts that are all doing great, but I thought ‘let’s all create a conglomerate or an actual system and network.’. For(bes) The Culture: You filed for the Black Effect Podcast Network trademark back in 2019? My initial thought was what it is for most things—why can’t we do that with our culture? Prior to my current role, I was a Producer at Black Enterprise and NFL Films where I was able to combine my love of storytelling and broadcast to create award winning content reflecting the Black experience and contribute to shows such as HBO's Hard Knocks and ESPN's 30 for 30. The network will also partner with other successful podcasts such as All The Smoke, Drink Champs and The 85 South Show, curated by Charlamagne. I listen to N.O.R.E on Drink Champs and I love The 85 South show. Our goal is to shift the narrative from Black creators signing transactional deals, to instead forming legacy partnerships that build generational wealth while allowing each creative to have an equitable stake in their future. What was it that helped you to see that this was possible then? Users can unsubscribe at anytime. I am an Emmy Award winning Digital Producer with a passion for Sports. The Brilliant Idiots on Apple Podcasts 68 episodes Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz are The Brilliant Idiots. The only way to appreciate the diversity of thought and experiences in Black culture is to build a platform for those voices to be heard. On Wednesday (September 9), the longtime radio presenter and The Breakfast Club host announced a partnership with iHeartRadio to launch The Black Effect Podcast Network, a passion project with an aim to encourage discourse on important topics in the Black community and beyond. If you really go back and look at BET, that’s exactly what it was. He is a co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club with DJ Envy and Angela Yee, is the founder of the Black Effect Podcast Network, and was featured on Guy Code, Guy Court and Girl Code. The mission is clear: “to amplify, elevate, and empower emerging and established talent.” What are you hoping to build with this platform? I listen to Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson on All The Smoke. “Blackness controls the cool. I want to create a space where people can come and literally be entertained, educated, enlightened and inspired by Black voices. Let’s build an ecosystem where we all have our own individual castles and let’s all thrive. CELEBS, Vanessa Bryant is dealing with her late husband’s trust. The popular radio host has inked a partnership with iHeartMedia to launch the Black Effect Podcast Network, which will be anchored by his own syndicated radio show “The Breakfast Club.” That’s right! Charlamagne Tha God’s latest podcast foray will bring more recognition to Black culture. BET wasn’t just Rap City. RELATED: LeBron James Launches Multimillion-Dollar … The vision for The Black Effect is to amplify, elevate, and empower emerging and established talent. You always champion empowering and putting on the people around you before anything. 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