Charlamagne Tha God Says Gillie & Wallo Are The Highest-Paid Black Podcasters

Charlamagne and his Breakfast Club companion DJ Envy recently appeared on the two’s Million Dollaz Worth Of Game podcast.

BYGabriel Bras Nevares
Charlamagne Tha God Says Gillie & Wallo Are The Highest-Paid Black Podcasters

Podcasting is becoming more of a force within the media industry than ever, and it seems like two renowned hosts are leading the charge. Moreover, Gillie and Wallo recently had Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy of The Breakfast Club on their podcast, Million Dollaz Worth Of Game. At one point in their conversation, the podcasters show the duo a supposed deal that they walked away from. After seeing the details, Charlamagne remarked how Gillie and Wallo are the highest-paid Black podcasters in the game right now. Given their wide outreach, vast knowledge, and that the duo are great conversationalists, it's not hard to see why.

Furthermore, Gillie and Wallo often spark huge discussion in the hip-hop world with their profound, but sometimes criticized content. After all, the industry rewards ruffling feathers now more than ever. For example, the pair caught flack for letting J. Prince slam Offset during their interview with him. That feud saw a lot of attention online and, despite people's qualms, they brought it to light in an impactful way through letting Prince speak his mind. Whether that was a beneficial choice in the long run of the culture remains to be seen.

Charlamagne Tha God Gives Props To Gillie & Wallo

Meanwhile, having Charlamange Tha God salute them on the achievement is an achievement in and of itself. Him and The Breakfast Club at large have been key leaders in the media for a long time, and he's also one to innovate and adapt to the times his work brings about. In fact, the radio host just successfully launched The Black Effect Podcast Festival, which took place last Saturday (April 22). Throughout his vast career and experience, he recognized that such a medium champions conversation, much like radio does as well.

In a statement released by The Black Effect Podcast Network, they stated their mission of bringing "together the most talented and trusted voices in Black culture for critical conversations on social justice, pop culture, and more. In 2023, Black creators are at the forefront of a movement reverberating across today’s cultural landscape, and we’re excited to bring this to life for the community at The Black Effect Podcast Festival in Atlanta this spring. With this festival we want to inspire and uplift new and aspiring podcasters while also showcasing the incredible voices on The Black Effect Podcast Network." For the latest news on Charlamagne Tha God and Gillie and Wallo, come back to HNHH.

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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.