Legendary Music Exec Jerry Clark Collaborates With iHeartPodcasts For The “Storytime With Legendary Jerry” Podcast – A Journey into Southern Rap Music

Jerry Clark, a highly acclaimed and visionary music executive, has joined forces with iHeartPodcasts to launch Storytime with Legendary Jerry. This groundbreaking podcast will offer a varied glimpse into the world of Southern rap music, featuring exclusive interviews and compelling discussions with industry icons and executives.

Jerry Clark, renowned for his unparalleled expertise and contributions to the music industry, brings decades of experience to Storytime with Legendary Jerry. Having played a pivotal role in the careers of numerous renowned artists, Clark has an unrivaled understanding of the Southern rap scene and its evolution over the years.

Jerry Clark has assisted in propelling some of the biggest names in urban music helping to make Atlanta a hotbed in the culture. Jerry is one of the industry’s most respected leaders, having worked with artists such as Killer Mike, Jeezy, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, 8Ball & MJG, Three 6 Mafia, and more. Having served as the VP of Promotions for Steve Rifkind’s SRC/Universal Music label and having been hand-picked by Jermaine Dupri and the late Shakur Stewart as the VP of Promotions for So So Def/Def Jam, Jerry’s name and reputation is forever stamped in Atlanta’s music history. 

Storytime with Legendary Jerry aims to provide listeners with an authentic and captivating exploration of Southern rap, delving deep into its rich history, influential figures, and groundbreaking moments. Aiming to obtain intimate interviews with seasoned executives such as Jermaine Dupri and Polow Da Don, as well as icons from the genre, such as Killer Mike, TIJeezyBig Boi, and more, the podcast offers a unique opportunity to gain unparalleled insights into the creative process, industry dynamics, and the challenges faced by artists striving for success.

Clark’s partnership with iHeartPodcasts, the leading podcast publisher globally according to Podtrac, ensures that Storytime with Legendary Jerry will reach a vast audience of music enthusiasts and industry professionals, leaving listeners both informed and entertained.

Commenting on the collaboration, Jerry Clark stated, “I am thrilled to embark on this exciting journey with iHeartMedia. This podcast is about celebrating the vibrant landscape of Southern rap and paying homage to the artists, executives, and visionaries who have shaped it. We will delve into the stories behind the scenes, offering listeners a front-row seat to the birth and evolution of this influential genre.”

“At iHeart, we are passionate about music. It’s the lifeblood of so many of our stations, so we are excited to launch a podcast that takes listeners on a journey into the history of Southern rap,” said Will Pearson, President of iHeartPodcasts. Southern rappers have had a strong influence on the genre and this podcast will deliver a range of informative insights and never-before-heard stories from the experts and icons for our passionate music fans who are immersed in the culture.”  

The Storytime with Legendary Jerry podcast is slated to launch in Fall 2023. Listeners can anticipate an exciting lineup of guests, including influential artists, producers, managers, and record label executives who have left an indelible mark on Southern rap.