13 Podcasts You Need To Hear Before The 2024 Black Effect Podcast Festival

Devi Brown, The Baller Alert Show & Pour Minds

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If you're looking for a new podcast to obsess over, the Black Effect Podcast Network got you covered.

Black Effect has created various shows from innovative creators who have their own authentic stories to tell. These shows cover a slew of subjects from financial literacy to mental health. There are also plenty of hilarious podcasts that touch on all the taboo topics you won't hear anywhere else like the messy situations Jess Hilarious describes in Carefully Reckless or the sexually-charged debates WeezyWTF and Mandii B have with their guests on WHOREible Decisions. Fans will be able to see these shows tape live episodes at the 2024 Black Effect Podcast Festival.

“We are proud to return to Atlanta for the second year in a row to showcase the talent across our network, and some of the biggest shows in podcasting,” Black Effect founder Charlamagne Tha God said about the festival. “Through culture-defining storytelling, unique brand partnerships, compelling panel discussions, special live podcast recordings and more, we are inviting everyone to experience the power of The Black Effect and the many ways Black creators are driving the culture forward.”

Launched in September 2020, the Black Effect Podcast Network has since debuted 37 shows, featuring a luminous roster of marquee talent and culture-shifting voices committed to enlightening, educating and entertaining audiences, curated by Charlamagne Tha God himself. The Black Effect Podcast Festival features a stacked lineup full of live podcasts, panel discussions and other activations that will help creators build their own shows. Hosted by comedian B Daht and Pretty Vee, the second annual festival is happening on April 27 at Pullman Yards in Atlanta. Tickets are on sale now.

Check out all the podcasts on the lineup before they hit the stage this weekend.

Pour Minds

Houston natives Drea and Lex are navigating their way through life, friendships and dating while living in Atlanta. On the Pour Minds podcast, both hosts talk about all the hot topics with a cup of their favorite wine in their hands. Their show is like having a good ol' drunk therapy session with your friends. So pull up a chair, join the conversation and wine down!

The Baller Alert Show

The Baller Alert Show is hosted by Ferrari Simmons, You Know BT and produced by Octavia March. The trio provides their fresh perspective on all the hot gossip and pop culture news that you'd expect to hear from the Baller Alert brand. The high-energy trio also sits down with the biggest names in the music industry from Killer Mike to Muni Long.

Deeply Well With Devi Brown

Deeply Well is a soft space to land where higher consciousness meets your everyday life. A place to nourish your whole being, through conscious conversations, soul work, guided meditations, and connecting to the tools needed on your path towards healing and self-discovery. Hosted by master welness educator, healer and advisor Devi Brown, Deeply Well podcast includes conversations with leaders and radical healers in wellness around the topics meant to expand and support listeners of all backgrounds on their well-being journeys; offering expertise in self-care practices and trauma. psychology, spirituality, astrology, and alternative healing practices such as psychedelics and intimacy coaching.

Black Tech Green Money

Black Tech Green Money is another inspirational podcast that gives "actionable advice and wealth-building strategies from a Black perspective." Host Will Lucas, an entrepreneur and the Brand Manager at AfroTech, shares powerful stories from successful Black entrepreneurs and technologists who are focused on empowering their communities. It's THE podcast for Black entrepreneurs and moguls in the making.

Carefully Reckless with Jess Hilarious

Carefully Reckless has Jess Hilarious talking about all the topics nobody dares to speak about. The comedian and new co-host of The Breakfast Club touches on taboo topics about relationships, politics and entertainment. If you think her "Jess With The Mess" segments are funny, then you'll love her weekly commentary on the wild stories fans submit to her. Prepared to be entertained!

WHOREible Decisions

"What it’s like to suck a d**k from the back? How does it feels to have two c**ks in your p***y?" These are just some of the raunchy topics that hosts Mandii B & WeezyWTF discuss with their guests on WHOREible Decisions. Weezy and Mandii sit down with an array of guests from doctors to pornstars to talk about their sex lives and other crazy kinks. If you're aroused by all kinds of sexual topics, then this show is for you.

IDKMYDE with B Daht

B Daht shares plenty of unknown facts through a “Mr. Rogers-styled-esque perspective" on his #IDKMYDE (I Didn't Know, Maybe You Didn't Either) Podcast. The comedian delivers an introspective interpretation of long lost history facts shared in an engaging, and informative way. Layered with originality and equipped with actual historical references and some hard truths, this journey of discovery is filled with comedy and entertainment for all ages to learn and be entertained.

Gillie Da King & Wallo's Million Dollaz Worth of Game

Gillie Da King and Wallo have captivated millions of fans around the world with their Million Dollaz Worth of Game podcast. The Philly-made hosts have had countless artists, athletes and celebrities pull up to their show since it launched in 2019. With 270 episodes under their belt, Gillie and Wallo have become a household name in Hip-Hop media thanks to their fearless approach, uncut commentary and infectious energy fans have come to know and love.

That Moment with Daymond John

That Moment with Daymond John is the ultimate resource for never-before-told stories and valuable lessons that listeners can incorporate into their own lives. Daymond John will serve as one of several special guests who will join in on the special panel discussions that will happen during the Black Effect Podcast Festival.

Money and Wealth with John Hope Bryant

Entrepreneur, executive and philanthropist John Hope Bryant brings his trademark ‘Straight Talk’ lessons on developing a wealth-building mindset to his podcast Money and Wealth. Bryant unpacks the issues of the day, along with practical advice on how listeners will not only improve their current financial position, but learn how to grow and create personal wealth for themselves and their families. Bryant will also be in the building to participate in panel discussions during the Black Effect Podcast Festival.

Therapy For Black Girls

The Therapy for Black Girls podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford — a licensed psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia — about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Be sure to catch Dr. Bradford during the panel discussions during the Black Effect Podcast Festival.

The Gangster Chronicles

Gangster Chronicles takes you on an unforgettable journey through the heart of hip-hop with hosts Bigg Steele and the legendary MC Eiht. Together, they diving deep into the visceral world of Gangsta Rap from its gritty emergence in the 1980s to its enduring impact today. Catch Bigg Steele and MC Eiht as they take part in the panel discussions at the Black Effect Podcast Festival

No Ceilings with Glasses Malone

Rapper Glasses Malone and his co-host Peter Bas examine and attempt to diagnose the polarizing things society has labeled as Pariahs. Join both hosts every week as they discuss people and things that are despised, loathed, and generally disliked by mainstream society. See Glasses Malone bring all his expertise and antics to the Black Effect Podcast Festival.

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