Charlamagne Launches Black Podcast Network
Written by BET on September 9, 2020
Charlamagne The God has constructed a significant following within the radio and podcast house, and now he is able to develop it exponentially. The Corridor of Fame radio jockey and entrepreneur introduced a three way partnership with iHeartRadio on Wednesday (September 9) to create The Black Impact Podcast Community, a podcast writer that may particularly cater to Black audiences.
In response to a press launch, “The Black Impact Podcast Community is positioned to develop into the world’s largest podcast writer devoted to Black listeners, bringing collectively probably the most influential and trusted voices in black tradition for exciting conversations round social justice, popular culture, sports activities, psychological well being, information, comedy and extra.”
The Black Impact Podcast Community’s roster of expertise will embody comic/actress Jess Hilarious, social justice activist Tamika Mallory, American legal professional and TV Host Eboni Okay. Williams and lots of extra. The community will debut with 18 podcasts this fall on iHeartRadio and all over the place podcasts can be found.
Moreover, Charlamagne’s wildly well-liked, co-anchored, nationally syndicated radio present, The Breakfast Membership will carry its replay podcast to The Black Impact Podcast Community as its flagship present, efficient instantly.
“Blackness has an instantaneous, tradition shifting impact on every part,” mentioned Charlamagne. “Blackness controls the cool. Blackness is the tradition, however Black Voices will not be monolithic. The one option to respect the range of thought and experiences in Black tradition is to construct a platform for these voices to be heard. Unapologetically Black experiences, unapologetically Black thought, unapologetically Black concepts. Black, Black, Blackity Black, Black, Black, Black. Every part Black. Black Every part. The imaginative and prescient for The Black Impact is to amplify, elevate, and empower rising and established expertise. Our purpose is to shift the narrative from Black creators signing transactional offers, to as an alternative forming legacy partnerships that construct generational wealth whereas permitting every artistic to have an equitable stake of their future. As a long-time accomplice of iHeart, it’s an honor to make historical past with them.”