Lenard Larry McKelvey, professionally known as Charlamagne Tha God is a famous TV and radio personality. Charlamagne Tha God is the co-host of the nationally recognized Breakfast Club radio show. He is also involved in television shows including music-related shows. Born in Carolina, he has witnessed crime and has also been arrested for small offenses before he began the radio career. When he joined the radio profession he adopted the moniker Charlamagne. He was working alongside Wendy Williams and he immediately began gaining popularity for his interviewing techniques with music stars. The majority of his guests on the show were hip-hop stars and rappers.
In 2010, Charlamagne Tha God became the co-host of the Breakfast Club together with other two hosts; Dj Envy and Angela Yee. The show gained lots of popularity and propelled his career. Charlamagne Tha God started getting high-profile opportunities. He has been part of the MTV stints severally and also written a best-selling book. He has also become an important personality in pop culture. Go To This Page for more information.
Charlamagne’s life has not been all rosy. At 22 he was detained after he was accused by a 15-year-old minor of rape that she claimed to have happened a month prior to his arrest. Throughout the investigations, he maintained that he was innocent of the charges. The accuser was not cooperating well with the authorities doing the investigations and they had to let go of the case. Charlamagne Tha God later pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of contributing to the delinquency of the minor and sentenced to three years of probation. The case was closed in 2002.
Charlamagne;s career has continued to thrive after this accusation, however, there is a time the accuser came out again with the same allegation trying to reopen the case against Charlamagne. Charlamagne Tha God was cleared off these charges by the authorities in July 2018 because his DNA was not found on the swabs that were collected using the rape kit in 2001. Throughout, Charlamagne Tha God has always been cooperative, even willingly volunteering to provide his DNA to the authorities. It is an experience that has shaped the future of Charlamagne Tha God and his unwavering belief to remain honest throughout the ordeal has helped him to move forward.
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