There are few media personalities with such star power as Charlamagne Tha God, a man from small-town Monck’s Corner, South Carolina who has pushed his way to the top of the radio sector through hard work and self-belief. Now a co-host with “The Breakfast Club” alongside DJ Envy and Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God is pushing his empire into TV with the third season of his MTV2 show, “Uncommon Sense Live.”
Charlamagne admits he had once held dreams of becoming a rapper but found his life was heading in a downward spiral before finally making the decision to get a job on the radio. A chance meeting with the Charleston, South Carolina radio personality, Willy Will prompted the star to apply for an internship with a local radio station, a decision which would take him to New York and MTV’s list of famous alumni. The move to the radio has not been all plain sailing for Charlamagne Tha God, the radio and TV host admits to being fired four times in his career with his termination by former mentor Wendy Williams seemingly the one most people are aware of. Click Here to learn more.
When Wendy Williams is not pretending she does not know Charlamagne Tha God, he is now one of the most feared interviewers in hip-hop with a list of annoying personalities including Drake and Eminem. However, there is more to the confrontational style of Charlamagne Tha God than simply a desire to be controversial, the radio host deeply cares about the hip-hop genre and does not suffer fools gladly in the music business. Now focusing on the political sector following the first two years of President Trump’s Administration, Charlamagne Tha God is hoping to protect the African-American culture he fears is being attacked by the political elite.