Charlamagne Tha God And Ari Melber Take Endorse Their Views On Hip Hop And Politics

 

If you are not familiar with Charlamagne Tha God you might mistake him for a hip hop artist. However, this wouldn’t be accurate. Charlamagne The God is a hip hop radio host and interviewer.

Charlamagne Tha God whose real name is Lenard Larry Mc Kelvey is an American actor, radio presenter, social media influence, television personality, and producer. In radio, he is a cohost of the iHeartRadio program, which features hip-hop music and the breakfast club while in television he is featured in Viacom.

Charlamagne is famous for interviewing A-list musicians and top-rated. This hip hop media personality has also attracted a lot of attention because of his views on pop culture and politics. He especially views politics in terms of his hip hop lifestyle.

Ari Melber might not be another common household name. Melber has a show called “The Beat with Ari Melber”. It appears on MSNBC and it debuted in 2017. Melber’s show has over 1 million followers and it was a surprise hit. Since Melber is a journalist and legal correspondent; his program deals with legal matters in Washington D.C. and pop culture. View Additional Info Here.

Melber and Charlamagne came together to discuss the impact of hip hop on politics. These two men are heavily influenced by the modern hip hop culture. They both grew up listening to hip hop. Melber stated that when he was a freshman in high school he purchased “The Fugees” CD and it opened up a whole new world for him.

Charlamagne Tha God is an African American man who was born into the hip hop culture. He took to it and it became a part of identity. Charlamagne and Melber realized that hip hop had plays a powerful part of the political process because people tend to view popular people connected to the culture as leaders. Melber claims that this is one reason why Donald Trump has become the president of the United States.

Both men also share the view that hip hop represents a progressive America where people fight for certain rights and equalities. They also say that hip hop is a voice for people who cannot speak out on their own. These two cultural figures have met at the 2017 Politicon in Los Angeles. Since that time, they have been consistently using hip hop’s influence to discuss politics and to define the culture at large.

 

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Charlamagne Tha God To Host Podcast Award Show

 

Charlamagne Tha God To Host Podcast Award Show. This is great news for the social media host and his audience. The co-host of the nationally broadcast and syndicated iHeartRadio program The Breakfast Club is expected to host the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards program that will stream live on January 18th.

Charlamagne Tha God is a writer and has a book titled “Black Privilege” which ranked sixth in the New York Times of bestselling hardback nonfiction on May 7 2017. Another book he has written is titled “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me”.

The ceremony will take place in the iHeart Radio Theater that is located in Los Angeles, California. He will be joined by several others along with Mario Lopez, who will host the live stream of the ceremony from the iHeart Radio Theater. Podcasting has become very popular over the last several years and the award show is recognition of that fact. View More Information Here.

 

Podcasting Award Ceremony

Many find podcasting an exciting new media experience. Certainly, Charlamagne is a very popular person on the podcasting scene. Clearly, the time is right for the podcasting community to celebrate with their own award ceremony, believes iHeartMedia chairman and CEO Bob Pittman. The ceremony is to acknowledge the high caliber talent that is exposed on those top podcasts around the country. Most are syndicated shows. The audience gets to vote on their favorite podcast and the top podcast receive the awards. Truly, this is a real representation of the way the real public feels about podcasting in general.

 

Podcasts Award Breakdown

It is true that fans will vote on the podcast winners in several categories. However, podcasts industry leaders will select the winners in the 5 top categories. The ceremony takes place in the iHeart Theater in Los Angeles, California. It should be noted that iHeart Media has a very strong presence and representation in the podcast industry too. However, it is important to realize that the podcast award ceremony is not strictly for iHeart Media podcast. The podcast award ceremony is for those outside of iHeart Media that truly deserve an industry award for their high quality work.

 

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Charlamagne Tha God Cancels Upcoming Mental Health Event With Kanye West

 

Kanye West and Charlamagne Tha God were set to have an event centered around the topic of mental health but in an article on the Huffington Post, Charlamagne Tha God Pulls Out Of Mental Health TimesTalk Interview With Kanye West.

 

The discussion was set for October 17th in New York City, but Charlamagne Tha God explained on his Instagram account that the talk would not have been productive at this moment and instead be “a total distraction.” The article explains that according to the New York Times, the two decided to not go through with the event. Kanye West and Charlamagne Tha God have been very open in the past about their struggles with mental health and the discussion was going to bring that to light.

 

It was also set to remove the many stigmas around individuals with mental health, especially when it comes to the black community, according to the Breakfast Club radio host. He has struggled with anxiety in the past and was vocal about individuals getting help from a therapist if needed on his Twitter account in a tweet from March 9 of this year. However, Charlamagne Tha God pointed out that black men specifically need to go because of the associated stigmas. Kanye West has equally struggled with his mental sanity, that in many respects he believes to be a blessing in disguise. In 2016 the rapper was hospitalized and was grappling with way too much at one time, leading to the ultimate breakdown. See This Page to learn more.

 

Despite being “diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 39,” according to the article, the rapper believes that the diagnosis was incorrect earlier in the month. Although both Charlamagne Tha God and Kanye West have battled with mental illnesses; both have opposite political views. Although many have been critical of Donald Trump as president, West has been a proud supporter. Charlamagne Tha God does not support the president in any way.

 

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