Charlamagne Tha God is a well-known American Radio Host. But, before he became a radio host Charlamagne had a rough start. This article is going to take you through a little bit of his early life, and then into his present life. This article is also going to give you insight on what Charlamagne thinks of Lil Wayne and his new drop.
Charlamagne Tha God is a nickname given to Lenard Larry McKelvey by himself. Lenard was born on June 29, 1978 in South Carolina. Growing up was tough for him. He was caught multiple times as a teenager for selling drugs. He was also arrested twice for having marijuana and cocaine. He had intentions of selling these two drugs. After serving his time and being released from jail, Charlamagne started going to night school and got a job as an intern for a radio show.
In 2010, Charlamagne started co hosting a radio show called The Breakfast Club. In 2011, he began a television career with MTV 2. The show he starred in was called Guy Code. He also starred in some other shows. In 2017, he wrote his own book and had it published. This book was called Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It. New York Times ranked this book in the top 6 bestselling books on May 7, 2017.
When Lil Wayne released a new track Charlamagne was not impressed. Pretty much everyone else in the world was not so patiently waiting for this track to be released, but he made fun of Lil Wayne on an early morning episode of The Breakfast Club. Since that episode, Charlamagne has sat down and fully listened to the track and decided that it is not as bad as he first thought. He didn’t completely take back his comments, but did say it’s a good album. View More Information Here.
Charlamagne has gone from someone who is not so good, to someone who is doing well for themselves. He is proof that even if you have a rough start at life, you can be anything you want to be. Never give up. You can accomplish anything you set your mind to.
Charlamagne Tha God is a writer and has a book titled “Black Privilege” which ranked sixth in the New York Times of bestselling hardback nonfiction on May 7 2017. Another book he has written is titled “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me”.
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