Charlamagne Tha God whose real name is Lenard Larry Mc Kelvey is an American actor, radio presenter, social media influence, television personality, and producer. In radio, he is a cohost of toe iHeartRadio program, which features hip-hop music and the breakfast club while in television he is featured in Viacom.
In production, Charlamagne runs his own company, CThaGod World LLC and co-host of Brilliant Idiots a favorite podcast. He has directed and acted in movies like Bodied (2017), on the run eating (2018) and Grow House (2017) to mention but a few. Also, he 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”. Read This Article for more information.
During a recent interview, concerning his second book titled, “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me”, Charlamagne Tha God explains why he chose to do therapy. The reason being therapy is anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, problems he had struggled to overcome. The title of the book, “shook one”, as he explains narrates he underwent like fights, attacks and racism which Charlamagne realized was because he was sacred and not fearless. The title is derived from Mob Deep’s song, shook ones.
The is copied from the Boys’ song, “Mind playing tricks on me.” The song is about anxiety. Explaining a chapter in the book with the heading “Blackanoid”, Charlamagne Tha God elaborates the term as being black and paranoid in the US which brings about a lot of anxiety. Charlamagne decided to go therapy to overcome the fears of his past, which he believes only faith and therapy could defeat them.
Charlamagne Tha God was born on June 29, 1978, in South Carolina. He rose to a high profile radio and Television personality although he grew up in a small town. The father of two daughters and a husband believe that his narrative has changed and there is a total change in him between today and his youthful days. Charlamagne Tha God has inspired many people through his writings and his radio and televisions programs.