Sean Diddy Combs' REVOLT TV To Exclusively Air Popular DRINK CHAMPS Podcast, Hosted By Rapper N.O.R.E., DJ EFN10:57 PM
REVOLT TV and Play.it, CBS RADIO's podcast network,are working together to bring the popular hip-hop podcast "DRINK CHAMPS," to Sean "Diddy" Combs' music network in January 2017.
The "DRINK CHAMPS" podcast is the brainchild of legendary Queens rapper N.O.R.E. and Miami hip-hop pioneer DJ EFN.
"DRINK CHAMPS" launched in January 2015 and currently boasts over five million listens per month.
"REVOLT is a platform for the culture, and it is my mission to make sure we are always working with content creators who are at the top of their game," REVOLT Chairman Sean Combs said. "N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN have created a franchise brand with Drink Champs and we are honored to welcome them, and their number one hip-hip podcast, to the REVOLT family."
"Drink Champs is a movement and a revolution. It's the new way artists deliver information and an even better way for our supporters to receive it," N.O.R.E. said. "I'm proud to partner with REVOLT and work with a bunch of old friends, and to continue to motivate and change people's lives."
"Drink Champs allows fans to be a fly on the wall during a conversation they might otherwise not hear or see," DJ EFN said. "Partnering up with REVOLT is the next step in the growing evolution of Drink Champs and will give our followers more access to our content with partners that are of the culture."
J.D. Crowley, EVP, Digital, CBS RADIO said, "The Drink Champs podcast has been a huge success with listeners. Bringing it to a new platform and expanding its audience is the right next step in growing this distinctive, entertaining program. This opportunity also provides greater exposure to Play.it and our streaming and digital offerings."
DRINK CHAMPS ON REVOLT will exclusively premiere weekly with all-new episodes starting Jan. 4, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
A special sneak-peek episode of "DRINK CHAMPS" on REVOLT featuring Sean "Diddy" Combs will air at 11:15 p.m. ET/8:15 p.m. PT, immediately following the airing of the "2016 REVOLT MUSIC CONFERENCE HONORS NAS" (10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT), on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24.
For more on "DRINK CHAMPS" on REVOLT visit REVOLT.tv.
About REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT is focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, on-line, on-demand. The multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV, Suddenlink, Frontier Communications, Comporium and Cincinnati Bell, as well as OTT platforms FuboTV and FilmOn. REVOLT is also available internationally in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica, Barbados, Nevis, Anguilla and Trinidadon Digicel, and in Trinidad on Massy Communications. Check local listings at revolt.tv/listings.
N.O.R.E., formerly Noreaga, is an American hip hop and reggaeton recording artist from Queens, New York. N.O.R.E. first rose to prominence as one half of the East Coast hip-hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga (C-N-N), alongside fellow Queens-based rapper, Capone. He would also have success as a solo artist with the singles "Superthug," "Banned from T.V.," "Nothin'" "Oye Mi Canto," and "Mas Maiz." N.O.R.E. has released music under various record labels, including Penalty, Roc-La-Familia and Def Jam. In June 2011, N.O.R.E. partnered with fellow American rapper Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate label, where he released his 2013 album Student of the Game, issued under E1 Music. N.O.R.E. is also chief executive officer (CEO) of his own imprint, Militainment Business.
About DJ EFN
DJ EFN is an American record label executive and DJ, based in Miami, who specializes in hip-hop. Since the early 1990s, operating most often under the banner of Crazy Hood Productions, EFN has worked in the hip-hop industry in a variety of capacities, including as a mixtape producer, album producer and A&R consultant, radio host, marketing and promotions specialist, clothing retailer, artist manager, and film producer. In the fall of 2004, Boston's t.r.u.e. magazine noted, "Crazy Hood Productions remains a pillar in Miami, as it has been for the better part of ten years."