Philly duo Gillie Da Kid and cousin Wallo’s “Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast are celebrating a “new deal,” seemingly with multimedia platform Barstool Sports.
Nothing is specified about the terms Gillie Da Kid, real name Nasir Fard, and his business partner obtained, but they appear to be happy about it. Gillie, a founding member of the underground group Major Figgaz and former ghostwriter of Lil Wayne during the height of his solo career, has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
About ‘Million Dollaz Worth Of Game‘
The “Million Dollaz Worth Of Game” podcast is the second most popular show on Barstool Sports’ network and currently is the top music podcast, according to Apple Podcasts. The duo announced the deal on social media, sharing a video on Instagram in which sign on the dotted line and cried on camera with Rick Ross’ song “Rich Forever” playing in the background.
The video has received more than 200,000 likes and positive reception.
One hip-hop website claims the deal was Gillie and Wallo signed an expansion with Barstool for $3 million for half of the podcast ownership, but this has yet to be confirmed.
Twitter went rampant with estimations about how much the new deal was made, but neither party seems to be spilling details.
A “Million Dollaz Worth of Game,” which is also the namesake of Gillie’s third album, was a project he launched in 2019 with Wallace Peeples, known as Wallo26, a motivational influencer after serving 20 years in prison.
The following year, the podcast got signed with Dave Portnoy’s Barstool Sports.
The show is centered on hip-hop culture and street life. The podcast has more than 700,000 followers on Instagram, with about 200 episodes published on Apple. The deal’s announcement also trended on Twitter, showing that people genuinely love the show.
The podcast signed with a major talent agency, WME, in 2021.
The agency signals the duo might have future plans for unscripted, touring, literary and more.
“We came along and we do it so effortlessly that we make anybody feel like they can do a podcast,” Gillie Da King told The Hollywood Reporter. “People are shooting their shot. We show people from all over the world, but specifically from the bottom — and we from that — [that] you can do other things out here other than play basketball, other than sell drugs, other than the typical things that you think is the only way you can win to get out of the ghetto.”