Charlamagne Tells Angie He Hated 'Ladies Night' + More

The Breakfast Club’s Charlamagne Tha God stopped by the AT&T Studio for Angie Martinez show. He talked about his New York Times Best Seller “Black Privilege: Opportunities Come to Those Who Create."

  • He talked about how excited he was to be interviewed by Angie Martinez.
  • Angie discussed how she thought he was special the first time she heard him.
  • His beginnings as a radio host. "When I first started radio, I didn’t know how to do radio.”
  • How he feels being a New York Times Best seller. 
  • The mind blowing conversation between him and Michelle Obama.
  • What his mom thinks about his radio career.
  • What it was like working for Wendy Williams and his thoughts on their relationship.
  • Evolving as a radio host and as a person. “I didn’t want to be in a box. I wanted to grow.”
  • What he learned from his situations with Floyd Mayweather, Lil Mama and Drake.
  • He explains what it means to be “of the industry or of the people.”
  • Who he is friends with in the entertainment industry.
  • How the earlier part in his career possibly sent the wrong message. “There’s a lot of people being disrespectful for the sake of being disrespectful.”
  • Who in the industry inspires him.
  • Being fired four times from radio before working at Power 105.1
  • What he did while he was unemployed. 
  • How he met the members of the Breakfast Club.
  • How the members of the Breakfast Club deal with Charlamagne’s growing fame. “I think everyone is doing what they want to do.”
  • His failed rap career as "Dizzy Van Winkle."
  • Owning your flaws and how that can help you be a better person. “Live your truth so no one can use it against you.”
  • His take on religion and his belief in spirituality. “I can’t be a muslim because I have a prayer more than five times a day.”
  • His fears of being a father of two. “Right now I’m suffering from parental paranoia.”
  • Being a savage towards women when he was younger and the karma that came from it. 
  • Why he loves being a family man. "When you focus on your wife and whats at home, you end up a New York Times best seller.”


Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez is recognized as one of the most influential personalities in popular culture and multi-media. Originally known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie’s nearly 20 years of on-air hosting experience has led her to become the media... Read more


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