Charlamagne Tha God

Lenard “Charlamagne Tha God” McKelvey is a multimedia mogul, Radio Hall of Fame inductee, and bestselling author. He co-hosts the hottest radio show in the U.S., The Breakfast Club, heard by over 4.5 million listeners daily, as well as hosts a late-night show on Comedy Central co-created with Stephen Colbert. With nearly two decades at the pulse of culture in television and radio, Charlamagne has grown his media empire with several partnerships including The Black Effect Podcast Network with iHeartMedia; his scripted audio company SBH Productions with his partner renowned comedian, actor, and writer Kevin Hart and Audible; and his publishing imprint Black Privilege Publishing at Simon & Schuster. He also is a creator and an executive producer for numerous television and film projects.

Additionally, Charlamagne is the author of The New York Times bestseller Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It and the national bestseller Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me. With a deep passion for mental health especially in the Black community, Charlamagne founded the Mental Wealth Alliance (MWA), his forward-thinking foundation created to destigmatize, accelerate, and center state-of-the-art mental health outreach and care across the U.S. while building an unprecedented long-term system of generational support for Black communities.