New York – September 29, 2020 – Devale Ellis, a former NFL player turned actor, and his wife Khadeen Ellis, an actress and host, announced today that their Webby Award-winning podcast, “Dead Ass with Khadeen & Devale” will join the iHeartPodcast Network. The show, which has garnished more than 150,000 downloads per episode, will join the network in its fourth season airing new episodes every Wednesday beginning October 7. Listen to the official trailer now on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
Each week, power couple Khadeen & Devale Ellis, known to fans as “the voice of millennial marriage” will spread love the Brooklyn way. Each episode features honest and raw conversations about relationships, parenting, finances, family, work life balance and everything in between. Listeners can tune in as they reveal personal truths, share opinions and advice, and inspire others to level-up their own lives with a promise to “keep it 100 -- dead ass.” Known for its one-of-a-kind conversations that push beyond cultural norms and taboos, season four, episode one was recorded live at the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air mansion courtesy of Airbnb, where the Ellises discussed what they learned about parenting during the pandemic. The new season will also feature upcoming guests including Amber Coleman-Mortley, Pastor Reginald Wayne Sharpe Jr., and Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche, among many others.
“We are excited to bring our hilarious, authentic, and thought-provoking conversations to the forefront as we find laughter amid a pandemic, break down racism, financial literacy, and navigating relationships,” said Devale.
“We have built ‘Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale’ from the ground up, while providing a front seat to listeners as we openly discuss topics that are often viewed as taboo or brash,” said Khadeen. “We are honored to be a part of the iHeartMedia family.”
Listeners can also tune in to iHeartRadio to binge classic episodes from the show’s archives which feature a variety of notable guests including Joe Biden, Louis Carr, Kev on Stage, Shan Boodram, Brian Jordan Jr., Melanie Fiona and more.
The dynamic duo has been bringing their flair and authentic viewpoints to their popular podcast since its 2019 debut. Devale is a former NFL player and now an actor who has served in guest-starring roles in popular TV dramas, such as Power, The Blacklist, The Mysteries Of Laura, Gotham, The Breaks, and more and is currently a series regular on the #1 cable television drama, Tyler Perry’s Sistas on BET. His wife, Khadeen, is equally talented and is best known as a 3-season alum of the Oprah Winfrey Network docu-series Black Love and as the co-star and producer of The Ellises, her family’s viral social sitcom, which has garnered over 500 million views across YouTube and Facebook. She is also the creator and star of Okay Kay Kay, a new woman-centric digital program that she produces for today’s unapologetic women. Throughout her career, Khadeen has had the opportunity to work with BET, MTV U, CBS, and FOX, and hosted red carpets for The Hot Zone USA and other events.
Listen to “Dead Ass” now and follow the podcast on iHeartRadio to be alerted when new episodes are available.