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

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 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 the 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. 

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 500 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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