The Celebrated Media Personality, Charlamagne Tha God, Shares The Story Behind His Achievements


Lenard Larry McKelvey who goes by the stage name; Charlamagne tha God is a celebrated American radio presenter, author as well as TV personality. He hosts a popular radio show, The Breakfast Club, alongside Angela and DJ Envy. He has become an inspiration to many owing to the success he has achieved. In a discussion, he talked about his book, Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me, with Bill Rhoden.


The book reveals the little known side of Charlamagne tha God. He discusses the reasons that informed his decision to visit a therapist as well as his anxiety and stress issues. The title of the book was inspired by Mobb Deep’s song “Shook Ones” and “Mind Playing Tricks on Me” by Geto Boys.


The “Shook Ones” song talks about not being shaken by anything. However, he has had it rough because of fear issues. Charlamagne said that fear had informed his decisions and he was as not as strong as he thought he was. The fear, he claimed, was as a result of racism among other fights he faced.


The Geto Boys’ song, “Mind Playing Tricks on Me”, highlights anxiety. According to Lenard Larry, he struggled with anxiety issues derived from the way he was treated as a black-American. The issues piled up enough to make him visit a therapist. In addition, he needed to reconcile with his past. Charlamagne Tha God had done some things in the past that he is not proud of.


Currently, he has found himself and he has two daughters. He revealed that issues surrounding women concerns him while talking about #MeToo movement. He wants to contribute to making the world a better place for women at large.


Although Charlamagne Tha God has changed from selling crack in Carolina to become a celebrated celebrity, it concerns him that people still judge him basing on his past. He emphasized that he is a different and better person.


Charlamagne tha God who is also a director and actor talked about the exchange between the president and LeBron James. He went ahead to say that he won’t watch the NFL. His decision was based on what he termed as violation of the rights of the blacks and brown people by the police. Read This Article to learn more about Charlamagne’s books.


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