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A Joe Budden Podcast Network Contributor Accuses The Former Rapper Of Sexual Harassment

Rapper turned podcast personality Joe Budden has been at the center of a number of controversies involving his treatment of the employees and fellow hosts of his podcast network, and today, one of those hosts added fuel to the fire by revealing her reasons for resigning included sexual harassment on the part of Budden himself. […]

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Joe Budden Fires Podcast Co-Hosts Rory and Mal In Fiery Rant: ‘You Can Sue, You’re Going to Lose!’

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images) Well, that escalated quickly. In the last couple of months, The Joe Budden Podcast has been derailed by marital discord. Going into business with friends is never easy, and the turmoil surrounding the popular show has clearly impacted Budden and his co-hosts Rory Farrell and Jamil “Mal” Clay. Advertisement In […]

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Talking VerySmartBrothas, White Teen Movies vs. Black Teen Movies, Jay-Z & Nas and More With Damon Young on Pass The Peas

Graphic: Panama Jackson Last week was a bit of a blur for everybody in the Very Smart Brothas universe. Damon and I wrote posts about his departure, some tears may or may not have been shed, the word verklempt made an appearance and Brick killed a guy. Advertisement Either way, we’re in a new phase […]

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White America’s Favorite Honey Baked Ham Is in Twitter Jail After Coming for BLM Co-Founder for Buying House in White Neighborhood

Jason WhitlockScreenshot: YouTube Sports pariah and white America’s favorite lapdog Jason Whitlock is unfortunately a Black man. As such, Whitlock has found a niche in life in which his whole modus operandi is to denounce, bash, and destroy the Movement for Black Lives. Whitlock hates Black people. He hates progressive Black people even more. He […]

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What the Hell Is Going On With the Joe Budden Podcast?

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images) Confession time! While it’s true that I cover podcasts at The Root and am heavily involved in the podcast industry outside of The Root, I don’t actually listen to anywhere near as many podcasts as people think I do—even though many of my friends either host or produce some of […]

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With Spotify In His Rear View, Joe Budden Unveils The Joe Budden Network—With Black Women at the Forefront

Photo: The Joe Budden Network Following Joe Budden’s ugly breakup with Spotify, the streets wanna know what the rapper-turned-culture commentator will do next. So on the heels of Charlemagne Tha God putting jaws on the floor with the recent unveiling of The Black Effect, a Blackity-Black-ass podcast network in partnership with iHeartMedia, Budden has shown […]

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Instead of Fighting for a Seat at the Table, The Black Effect Podcast Network Makes History By Building Its Own

Photo: Tommaso Boddi (Getty Images) Much like the rest of the entertainment industry, despite all of the money and resources being thrown around, the wonderful world of podcasts is still very much a game of have and have nots—especially for Black creatives. Advertisement Joe Budden’s exodus from Spotify highlights how Black creators are habitually devalued […]

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With New Shows Coming and a Big Announcement from Joe Budden, It’s Quite the Day for Black Podcasts

Joe Budden announced the end of his Spotify partnership, while social media stars Rickey Thompson (L) and Denzel Dion are partnering with the streaming giant for an upcoming show.Photo: Brian Ach (Getty Images), Noam Galai (Getty Images) Podcasts offer listeners something to satisfy their desire for stimulating conversations—and Black podcasts are proving powerful enough to […]

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