PLAY.IT LAUNCHES NEW BILINGUAL PODCAST EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY AMBER ROSE, “AMBER ROSE PRESENTS: RISQUÉ WITH RAQC AND RUBI”
NEW YORK, NY – November 23, 2016 – CBS RADIO’s Play.it podcast network has teamed up with pop culture maven Amber Rose to launch the new podcast “Amber Rose Presents: Risqué with RaqC and Rubi.” The new weekly show is hosted by Latina hosts and TV personalities, Raquel “RaqC” Cordova and Rubi Molina and executive produced by Rose. The hour-long show will be released weekly on Wednesdays via play.it/risque and iTunes. In the newest episode, available today, November 23, RaqC and Rubi chat with singer and actor Juan Rivera about politics, social media habits and Thanksgiving family traditions. Play.it is managed by CBS Local Digital Media for CBS RADIO.
“Risqué with RaqC and Rubi” will communicate with millennial Latin American audiences via a seamless mix between Spanish and English. The two hosts explore topics such as social media, relationships, politics, sports and everything in-between. RaqC and Rubi will chat openly in their risqué and unapologetic manner with other special guests – ranging from athletes to entertainers, politicians and educators.
Commented J.D. Crowley, Executive Vice President, Digital, CBS RADIO, “Amber Rose has an authentic and powerful voice that young people connect with and follow. RaqC and Rubi are likeminded women with strong opinions and a positive and hilarious outlook on the world. They’re a great addition to Play.it and the launch of their podcast is a testament to CBS RADIO’s focus on creating programming for every type of listener.”
“Que honor (What an honor)! It's amazing to be part of this journey where our Latino community can be represented as the enthusiastic, fun and empowering people that we are,” added RaqC and Rubi. “I love the fact that we have a platform where we can fully express ourselves on all topics unapologetically. We are grateful to Amber and Play.it for believing in the new millennial Latino voice.”
Rose stated, “These are two women that embody modern day feminism and aren’t afraid to use their voice, and I’m really excited about this project and having these ladies come on board to be a part of my family.”
The “Risqué with RaqC and Rubi” podcast marks the first show under the Amber Rose Presents umbrella on Play.it. The author, philanthropist, and actress is the host of the hour-long “Loveline with Amber Rose” podcast, which launched in September and marks the return of the popular “Loveline” talk radio show, now in a contemporary format. Featuring Rose in her distinct and refreshing personality, the show explores topics ranging from sexual curiosity and relationships to self-empowerment. In each episode, she and sex therapist Dr. Chris Donaghue chat openly with other sex counselors and special guests as they discuss stories and topical issues, as well as take listeners’ calls so they can share their personal experiences in a judgment-free environment.
Raquel Cordova is a radio and television personality, best known as RaqC on-air. Born in Riverside, CA, she began her radio career in 2000 in Palm Springs. RaqC then had stints at the Mexican station La Ley 107.9 in Chicago, Latino 96.3FM and Mega 96.FM in Los Angeles. In 2011, she ventured into television as one of the stars on the Mun2 reality show “Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis and RaqC.” Currently, RaqC is writing her first book and working on her foundation, Amigas4MySoul, a non-profit established to promote unity and empowerment among women.
Rubi Molina is a bilingual and bicultural television host, reporter, and producer. She was an entertainment host and reporter for "Viva el 22” for FOX International Channels in Los Angeles, then moved to MundoFOX as a presenter and producer where she was named the first-ever entertainment talent at the channel. Molina is currently an entertainment reporter on the Telemundo news program, “Al Rojo Vivo.”
Play.it offers more than 400 premium podcasts, including over 70 digital-exclusive programs from major brands and publishers across every key category, including news & information, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, comedy, health & wellness, business, and culture, as well as content from CBS RADIO shows on-demand.
Specific Play.it podcasts feature CBS RADIO personalities like Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, Carson Daly, and Kevin and Bean, in addition to well-known entertainers like rapper and one half of Capone-n-Noreaga N.O.R.E. (Drink Champs), former wrestler Taz (The Taz Show), television personality Stassi Schroeder (Straight Up with Stassi), and actor/director Michael Rapaport (I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST). Highlighted content also comes from leading news, lifestyle, sports and media brands including 48 HOURS, 60 MINUTES, CBS Sports Radio, Simon & Schuster, and more.
About CBS RADIO
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