Raven-Symone Claims She ‘Got Catfished’ When Approached About Joining ‘The View’

Former The Cosby Show child actor Raven-Symone, who wound up with her own Disney show, That’s So Raven appeared on a recent podcast and revealed that when she was being pitched to become a host on The View, she felt like she “just got catfished.” Based on her being told the show would be “pop… Continue reading Raven-Symone Claims She ‘Got Catfished’ When Approached About Joining ‘The View’

Queen Latifah Partners With Audible in a First-Look Deal

Queen Latifah Partners With Audible in a First-Look Deal Audible has recently announced that it has partnered with Dana Owens, also known as rapper, entrepreneur, and actress Queen Latifah and her production company, Flavor Unit. The partnership between Audible and Flavor Unit is a multi-project first-look development deal. Audible and Flavor Unit will create a… Continue reading Queen Latifah Partners With Audible in a First-Look Deal

Jemele Hill Launches Podcast Network with Spotify to Amplify Black Women’s Voices

Jemele Hill Launches Podcast Network with Spotify Jemele Hill has proven that being “Unbothered” is a great thing for her! According to Variety, Emmy Award-winning journalist and Webby Award winner Jemele Hill has become more of a mainstay on the Spotify platform by starting her own podcast network called “The Unbothered Network.” The network aims… Continue reading Jemele Hill Launches Podcast Network with Spotify to Amplify Black Women’s Voices

T-Pain’s Biggest Song, ‘I’m N Luv (Wit a Stripper)’ Was Actually A Joke

T-Pain’s Biggest Song, ‘I’m N Luv (Wit a Stripper)’ Was Actually A Joke Hitmaker and auto-tune legend Faheem Rasheed Najm, who you may know as T-Pain, has started his own podcast recently and made a revelation on it that may be news to most and fodder for others. In a conversation that also served as… Continue reading T-Pain’s Biggest Song, ‘I’m N Luv (Wit a Stripper)’ Was Actually A Joke

Spotify Announces the Launch of Frequency, a New Initiative Geared Towards Amplifying Black Voices

Spotify Announces the Launch of Frequency, a New Initiative Geared Towards Amplifying Black Voices Spotify has announced the launch of a new initiative that will help amplify the voices of Black people on their music streaming platform. Spotify has revealed that it has recently released Frequency. This is a global initiative and destination for the… Continue reading Spotify Announces the Launch of Frequency, a New Initiative Geared Towards Amplifying Black Voices

Blavity Joins The Black Effect Podcast Network To Distribute AfroTech Podcast, ‘Black Tech Green Money with Will Lucas’

Blavity Joins The Black Effect Podcast Network To Distribute AfroTech Podcast, ‘Black Tech Green Money with Will Lucas’ Blavity Inc., the diversified digital media company behind AfroTech, 21Ninety, Travel Noire, Shadow and Act, and Blavity News, has partnered with Charlamagne Tha God’s and iHeartMedia’s The Black Effect Podcast Network to distribute its must-listen podcast for… Continue reading Blavity Joins The Black Effect Podcast Network To Distribute AfroTech Podcast, ‘Black Tech Green Money with Will Lucas’

Mathew Knowles Hosts Mathew Knowles IMPACT, A New Podcast Show on iHeartRadio

Music mogul turned author, professor and activist Mathew Knowles is hosting his first podcast show on iHeartRadio. Mathew Knowles IMPACT is a weekly one-hour program where Dr. Knowles, his celebrity guests, and call-ins share perspectives on racism, health and wellness, entrepreneurship and the music business.  “These four topics consume the American zeitgeist today,” says Dr. Knowles. … Continue reading Mathew Knowles Hosts Mathew Knowles IMPACT, A New Podcast Show on iHeartRadio

Financial Literacy Podcast, Earn Your Leisure, Joins The Black Effect Podcast Network

Financial experts Rashad Bilal, a skilled financial advisor, and Troy Millings, a respected educator and innovator, announced that their popular financial literacy podcast, Earn Your Leisure, will partner with renowned Radio Hall of Fame inductee, bestselling author, multimedia mogul, and cultural architect Charlamagne Tha God’s and iHeartMedia’s The Black Effect Podcast Network. The podcast, which has… Continue reading Financial Literacy Podcast, Earn Your Leisure, Joins The Black Effect Podcast Network

Joe Budden Connects With Patreon

On September 23, 2020, popular podcast host Joe Budden aired his last episode of The Joe Budden Podcast on Spotify with the vision of building a new home on his own terms. While contemplating his next move, he met with Jack, and the connection was instantaneous. We’re pleased to announce that Patreon is the new… Continue reading Joe Budden Connects With Patreon

Kenyon Martin Launches New Podcast with BasketballNews.com

Kenyon Martin Launches New Podcast with BasketballNews.com BasketballNews.com announced the addition of a new weekly podcast hosted by former NBA All-Star Kenyon Martin to the Basketball News Podcast Network. Martin’s podcast, “Neat and Unfiltered,” will feature analysis on a wide range of topics as well as conversations with high-profile guests including athletes, musicians and entertainers… Continue reading Kenyon Martin Launches New Podcast with BasketballNews.com

The Mocha Podcasts Network Enlists Sherri Shepherd, Kym Whitley, En Vogue and Rolonda Watts

Sherri Shepherd, Kym Whitley, En Vogue and Veteran Journalist Rolonda Watts Join The Mocha Podcasts Network A New Innovative Lifestyle Platform Designed to Enrich and Empower Black and Brown Women Launched by Award-winning Media Veteran Sheila Eldridge, the Mocha Podcast Network is the first independent podcast network owned by a Black woman and designed for… Continue reading The Mocha Podcasts Network Enlists Sherri Shepherd, Kym Whitley, En Vogue and Rolonda Watts

Charlamagne Tha God and iHeartMedia Create The Black Effect Podcast Network

Black Effect Podcast Network iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, and Charlamagne Tha God, one of the most influential and authoritative voices in media, announced today a historic joint venture partnership to launch The Black Effect Podcast Network. The Black Effect Podcast Network is positioned to become the world’s largest… Continue reading Charlamagne Tha God and iHeartMedia Create The Black Effect Podcast Network

Shondaland Audio and iHeartMedia Release New Original Podcasts and Announce Upcoming Lineup

iHeartMedia, the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, and Shondaland Audio, a division of Shondaland, founded by award-winning television writer and producer Shonda Rhimes, announced the division’s upcoming lineup. Co-Produced with iHeartRadio, three new original podcasts will launch as part of the partnership, which was first announced and formed late last year. “You Down?” with… Continue reading Shondaland Audio and iHeartMedia Release New Original Podcasts and Announce Upcoming Lineup

Higher Ground and Spotify Announce ‘The Michelle Obama Podcast’ Debuting July 29

Last summer, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground, announced a partnership with Spotify to produce podcasts exclusive to the platform. Today, we are excited to announce the first title in the ongoing partnership, The Michelle Obama Podcast. Hosted by Michelle Obama, the show will bring listeners the First Lady’s most candid,… Continue reading Higher Ground and Spotify Announce ‘The Michelle Obama Podcast’ Debuting July 29

Darius Miles And Quentin Richardson Are Back With New Season Of ‘Knuckleheads’ Podcast

The Players’ Tribune (TPT), Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles, are back together for a special at-home season of their critically acclaimed podcast, Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson & Darius Miles. Named for the on-court celebration the duo made famous, this unfiltered, hilarious and incredibly engaging podcast transcends just sports to discuss everything from culture to music… Continue reading Darius Miles And Quentin Richardson Are Back With New Season Of ‘Knuckleheads’ Podcast