02/08/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/08/2021 07:48
NEW YORK - February 8, 2021 - Financial experts Rashad Bilal, a skilled financial advisor, and Troy Millings, a respected educator and innovator, announced today 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 amassed more than five million downloads, applies an in-depth lens on the role money plays in sports, entertainment, and business. Earn Your Leisure broadcasts each Tuesday on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
The podcast series, hosted Bilal and Millings, a dynamic duo who have been friends for over 25 years, provides listeners with behind-the-scenes financial knowledge across entertainment and sports industries, highlighting entrepreneurs' backstories, breaking down business models, and examining the latest trends in finance. The podcast blends insights from a typical college business class with current popular culture, offering listeners a unique and exciting look into the world of business in a fresh new way. Listeners can binge classic episodes from the show's archives which feature an array of notable guests, including business mogul Mark Cuban, hip-hop mogul and activist Killer Mike, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, DJ Envy, co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, retired professional basketball player Dwyane Wade, NBA Hall of Famer Dr. J, and more.
'We are proud to be a part of a network that shares in our belief and vision of empowering the next generation of leaders in the world of business,' said Troy and Rashad. 'Earn Your Leisure is a college business class mixed with pop culture, offering listeners a unique perspective into the work of business and finance. We pride ourselves on being a transparent business outlet, discussing complex topics broken down so that the average listener can comprehend. We are extremely excited to be joining the Black Effect Podcast Network, where voices of our community can be authentically heard from a range of different leaders. Together, we will continue to expand the conversation of financial literacy while educating the world.'
Listen to Earn Your Leisure now and follow the podcast on iHeartRadio to be alerted when new episodes are available.
About The Black Effect Podcast Network
The Black Effect Podcast Network is a transformative network founded by renowned Radio Hall of Fame inductee, bestselling author, multimedia mogul, and cultural architect Charlamagne Tha God. In a historic joint venture with the world's number one commercial podcast publisher, iHeartMedia, Charlamagne and iHeartMedia created the groundbreaking first-ever Black Effect Podcast Network, celebrating the most important Black culture-shapers on the planet-in education, politics, entertainment, sports, and pop culture. The Black Effect Podcast Network gives rise to emerging and established content creators and storytellers whose perspective and creative vision have been marginalized and overlooked while serving an audience that has been underserved. The Black Effect Podcast Network helps its partners define their place in culture through influence, ideas, and experiences that engage, inspire, inform, and empower.
iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month - and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company's leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; through its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; other digital products and newsletters; and podcasts as the #1 podcast publisher. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio product, using data from its massive consumer base. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.