Lil Rel Howery launches new audio and video podcast


Lil Rel Howery is entering the world of podcasting. The comedian and actor at 42 years old announced that he would host a podcast with Dwayne “Young Wayne” Young called Keepin’ it Rel with Young Wayne. The podcast will debut on Tuesday, June 7th. 

Young and Howery are Chicago friends. They will discuss their childhoods and topics related to culture, sports, and mental health. Headgum is the podcast producer behind shows like Doughboys and Dead Eyes  Newcomers with Lauren Lapkus & Nicole Byer. 

Howery and Young made the following statement: “We are excited to let people into the conversations we actually have all the time. But even more, it’s great to get a more in-depth look into our lives, opinions and our love for the culture, sports and just humanity on a whole. We both are naturally funny so you will definitely laugh no matter what we are talking about. With great guests and great topics.” 

“Getting our start at College Humor, we have always believed in using video to connect with our audience and make people laugh. We’re excited for our team to pair the power of video with the intimacy of podcasting,”Amir Blumenfeld and Jake Hurwitz, founders of Headgum, released a statement. “And we are thrilled to expand our video programming with Keepin’ It Rel with Young Wayne, a show that, in a lot of ways, reminds us of our roots while also propelling the Headgum portfolio to new horizons.”  

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Over the past five years, Howery has seen a steady rise in popularity. His first feature film was Get Out He was a star in movies such as Tag, Bird Box and Judas and The Black Messiah, Fatherhood. Free Guy. National Champions Deep Water Howery is set to star in the upcoming Netflix movie The Out-LawsIt also stars Adam DeVine Pierce Brosnan Ellen Barkin, Nina Dobrev, and Pierce Brosnan Ellen Barkin. Howery also starred in his sitcom, “Howery”. Rel From 2018 to 2019, From 2018 to 2019, he hosted the game show. Small FortuneStarred in the film last year The Carmichael ShowFrom 2015 to 2017. 

The video episodes of Keepin’ it Rel with Young Wayne Keepin’ It Rel YouTube channel has audio episodes. You can also find audio episodes wherever you listen to your podcasts. The podcast’s audio version will be available on Tuesdays while the video version will be available on Thursdays.