Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is stepping away from the gaming keyboard — and stepping into your earbuds together with his first-ever podcast.
The highest gaming influencer will host twice-weekly podcast “AFK w/ Ninja,” set to premiere Sept. 12 throughout all main platforms. New episodes of the present shall be accessible each Tuesday and Thursday on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, the SiriusXM app and all main podcasts platforms.
“I’m hyped to lastly discuss what has been within the works for a very long time,” Blevins stated in a ready assertion. “I’ve at all times needed to blaze new trails, and making my mark within the podcast world offers me the prospect to take a seat on the opposite facet of the desk to dish out the questions myself!”
The primary of the weekly “AFK w/ Ninja” episodes will characteristic “enjoyable and wide-ranging conversations” with notable athletes, actors, musicians and (in fact) avid gamers. Preliminary visitors will embrace Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff, multihyphenate Steve Aoki and Fortnite streamer Chica Reside (Maria Lopez). The second weekly episode will concentrate on prime information, viral happenings — and “every thing on-line and past.”
“AFK w/ Ninja” (referencing the chat abbreviation for “away from keyboard”) is produced in collaboration with audio-media firm SALT and SiriusXM’s Stitcher Studios. SXM Media has unique international ad-sales rights. The podcast is govt produced by SALT’s Nick Panama, Jamie Schefman and Noah Gersh.
“Immediately greater than ever gaming is on the forefront of widespread tradition,” Panama, SALT co-founder and CEO, stated in an announcement. “There isn’t any one higher than Ninja to deliver his iconic world to podcast audiences around the globe.”
Blevins counts greater than 74 million followers throughout a number of platforms. He was the primary gaming streamer to get an unique pores and skin in each “Fortnite” and “Raid: Shadow Legends” as a playable champion, and was the primary professional gamer to be featured on the quilt of ESPN The Journal. Amongst his Hollywood credit, Ninja had a cameo in characteristic movie “Free Man” starring Ryan Reynolds and has had roles in “Lodge Transylvania: Transformania” and Fox’s “Duncanville.” He is also the writer of two graphic novels: “Ninja: The Most Harmful Recreation” and “Ninja: Battle for the Dominions.”
Blevins is repped by CAA and Loeb & Loeb. A local of Detroit, he at the moment lives in Chicago.
Take heed to the trailer for “AFK w/ Ninja”: