Lenard Larry McKelvey, known to most by his pseudonym Charlamagne Tha God has become one of the most well-known personalities on the radio. Charlamagne has been recognized for his opinionated, no-nonsense demeanor, Charlamagne had spent several years as a talk show host, television personality, and is now adding yet another title to his resume: that of an author.
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.
Recently, Charlamagne published the book Black Privilege and the cover of the book alone gives its own short synopsis, that “opportunity comes to those who create it.” Although this may have come as a surprise to his fanbase, the book had been in the works for quite a while.
Through his heavy promotion of the book via various news outlets including ESPN, The Steven Colbert Show, and The Daily Show, the book had quickly climbed book rating lists around the country. The first week alone saw the novel appear as number 6 on the New York Times Best Selling authors charts.
The book tells the tale of who Charlamagne Tha God was, where he comes from, and how he was able to get where he is today. Within its pages, he is able to share with others all of the diversity he has aced and the hurdles he has overcome in his lifetime. According to I heart Radio, the novel also lays out the principles that should be followed to help guide a person to success.
As an avid user of the social media site Twitter, Charlamagne Tha God expressed his gratitude and his great amount of thanks via the site to all of the people who made the book so successful.