New 8-Episode Podcast Series Launches Today, November 9th
The Recession 2, The Sequel To Jeezy’s Classic 2008 Album The Recession, To Explore The Pandemic, Economic Crisis & More
November 9, 2020 – NEW YORK - Jay ‘JEEZY’ Jenkins, the Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum rap superstar, entrepreneur and philanthropist has partnered with media mogul and radio hall of famer Charlamagne Tha GOD and iHeartMedia’s The Black Effect Podcast Network for “The (Re)Session Podcast by Jeezy a new weekly 8-episode limited podcast series launching today, November 9th. The podcast takes its title from THE RECESSION 2, JEEZY’s upcoming new album via Def Jam Recordings. Fans can listen to “The (Re)Session Podcast by Jeezy” now on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
Episodes of “The (Re)Session Podcast by Jeezy” will take their cues from song titles with subjects such as mental health, economics, prison reform, police brutality, grief, systemic racism, community, and spirituality. Confirmed guests include Tony Robbins, who will be featured on the premiere episode, with others to be announced in the weeks ahead. More information available HERE.
“I’m excited to partner with my trusted friend Charlamagne and the Black Effect Podcast Network/iHeart media team,” said JEEZY. “As I make the next moves in my career, I can think of no better partner to help amplify my voice and expand my reach than my brother Charlamagne, who has built an incredible, groundbreaking brand in the media space.”
"Jeezy has been a motivator with his words for years,” said Charlamagne Tha God. “His life experiences have inspired so many through music and now he will do the same with his podcast. It feels great to have him as a partner and hopefully we can make the list of extraordinary plugs that he's had throughout his many lives!"
JEEZY – who will ‘battle’ T.I. in the next episode on VERZUZ on November 19th - recently issued the aptly titled new single + video “Back” featuring Yo Gotti. The track is the first advance music from the eagerly awaited THE RECESSION 2, JEEZY’s tenth studio album. Its 2008 predecessor, The Recession, also dealt forcefully with the economic upheaval of a memorably tumultuous year.
The podcast news follows the premiere earlier this month of “Worth A Conversation,” JEEZY’s new weekly talk show airing Wednesday nights at 10:00 p.m. (EST) / 7:00 p.m. (PST) on the new live, interactive streaming channel FOX Soul. “Worth A Conversation” was praised by REVOLT for presenting “the businessman, who has been vocal about his thoughts on President Donald Trump… [JEEZY] and his guests will chat about various topics ranging from politics to entertainment.”
With more than a dozen RIAA gold, platinum, and multi-platinum hits to his credit, JEEZY has amassed over 6.5 billion catalog streams, and over 960 million YouTube channel views.
Entrepreneurial business ventures for JEEZY include his fitness water Defiance Fuel, which is launching a new sports drink in addition to their ultra-hydration water; his partnership in the Atlanta location of American Cut Steakhouse; and his ongoing incentivized partnership with Avion Tequila.
JEEZY’s social profile includes over 4.4 million Instagram followers, over 1.29 million Twitter followers, over 1.31 million YouTube channel subscribers, and over 6.8 million Facebook likes.
About The Black Effect Podcast Network
The Black Effect Podcast Network is a transformative network founded by renowned cultural architect, radio hall of famer, bestselling author, and media mogul 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 distinctive 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 amplify their voice in culture through influence, ideas, and experiences that engage, inspire, educate and empower.