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Charlamagne tha God Launches Black Effect Podcast Network With iHeartMedia

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Charlamagne tha God is making big moves while being one of America’s leading men in media. He has truly solidified his name in the game throughout the years thanks to his bold voice in media. Outside of entertainment, he has taken a stand in politics as well as the mental health industry. Aside from being a New York Times bestselling author and set to be inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in October, he has a new achievement to add to the list. The media public figure announced Wednesday that has has inked a new deal. The Black Effect Podcast Network will have its big debut in the fall with 18 podcasts on iHeartRadio and other podcast platforms, all by Charlamagne. According to iHeartMedia, the venture is positioned to become the world’s largest podcast publisher dedicated to Black listeners and voices in Black culture. When talking about the vision, Charlamagne reveals, “to amplify, elevate, and empower emerging and established talent. 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. As a long-time partner of iHeart, it’s an honor to make history with them.”The replay podcast of his popular and nationally syndicated New York City radio show, “The Breakfast Club,” will serve as the network’s flagship podcast.

The Black Effect Podcast Network launch lineup will include: “Drink Champs” with N.O.R.E and DJ EFN; “All the Smoke” with Matt Barnes; “The 85 South Show” with Karlous Miller, DC Young Fly and Clayton English; “Whoreible Decisions” with Mandii B and Weezy; “Dropping Gems” with Devi Brown; “Holding Court” with Eboni K. Williams; “Carefully Reckless” with Jess Hilarious; “Street Politicians” with Tamika Mallory and Mysonne; “Hot Happy Mess” with Zuri Hall; “Untitled” with Bonang Matheba; “Hello Somebody” with Senator Nina Turner; “P.O.D.” with Ashley and Tammy; “Straight Shot No Chaser” with Tezlyn Figaro; “Laugh and Learn” with Flame Monroe (executive produced by Tiffany Haddish); “Checking In” with Michelle Williams; “Cut To It” with Steven Smith Sr.; “No Ceilings” with Glasses Malone; and “Gangster Chronicles” with MC EIHT, Reggie Wright Jr. and James McDonald.


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