iHeartMedia and Charlamagne Tha God’s The Black Effect Podcast Network Debuts Historic Metaverse Event With “The Trap Nerds” in iHeartLand

The inaugural metaverse podcast event kicks off today at iHeartLand’s State Farm Park on Roblox

WHAT: iHeartMedia and Charlamagne Tha God’s The Black Effect Podcast Network today debuts a special metaverse episode event of “The Trap Nerds” in iHeartLand on Roblox, streaming for users on the main stage at State Farm Park. During iHeartLand’s inaugural podcast event, hosts Dre, Eli, Tony and Exavier will discuss the last book they read, what it means to be a Black nerd (“Blerd”), Dragon Ball Z and more. 

WHO: “The Trap Nerds” is a weekly podcast that covers all things nerd culture and beyond––comic books, Anime, gaming, science fiction, sports, and current events. Together, the four friends debate, argue, laugh, make fun of themselves and each other, while talking about everything and anything in Black nerd culture. Through unfiltered comedy, side conversations and off-topic discussions, listeners will be sure to get a kick out of this special episode and nerd out with the Blerds!

WHEN: iHeartLand visitors on Roblox will experience the event beginning today, September 29 at 7 p.m. EST and will run for 48 hours through October 1. This will be followed by an iHeartLand encore event in Fortnite beginning October 13 at 7 p.m. EST through October 19.

WHERE: All iHeartLand metaverse destinations.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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