DJ Envy Claims BET Rejected His Show Pitch Because He "Wasn't Black Enough"

A popular network is at the center of social media discussions today after a clip of The Breakfast Club has gone viral. Charlamagne Tha God recently announced that he is launching the Black Effect Podcast Networkand told his co-hosts that he’d recently received a phone call from a major network that was inquiring if DJ Envy or Angela Yee had their own channel. News of the call amused Envy because this network was the same one that rejected his show years ago.

Charlamagne Tha God, DJ Envy, BET
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“Last night, somebody did reach out from a certain network and asked me if y’all had a channel, “Charlamagne said with a chuckle. “And when I told Envy what network it was, Envy said the…

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