Charlamagne Tha God is on fire right now. The popular host of the morning show, The Breakfast Club, not only has a new book coming out but a new show as well. The book is titled, “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me,” and focuses on mental health issues. Mental health has been a recent focus of the radio and T.V. personality. He was actually set up to debate the issue with Kayne West earlier this year but the event was canceled. Shook One is not Charlamagne’s first foray into the literary world. His prior book, has recently been released and “Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It”, was a New York Times Bestseller.
Shook One features Charlamagne’s own battle with mental health, providing practical advice others can follow when facing their individual challenges. Shook One comes right on the heels of Charlamagne’s new show on VH1 which also focuses on mental health. The show is structured as a set of four individual live therapy sessions. The sessions allow viewer participation through social media and are open to all who will listen. Read This Article for related information.
Charlamagne first garnered success as second mic to Wendy Williams on her radio show. Demonstrating a unique knack of getting people to talk, Charlamagne Tha God set himself apart for his unbridled interview questions. After leaving the show Charlamagne’s broke out into reality T.V. with the Guy Code. He followed that success with two other shows.
The Breakfast Club, his rave morning radio show, has persisted through all of this. A viewer favorite it has gained recognition as a leading morning talk show. Charlamagne also operates a few successful podcasts. Charlamagne can be very controversial in his approach to questions and interviews. This has served him well in his career and hopefully will create open dialogue for mental health.