Charlamagne Tha God Listed As An Executive Producer For A Documentary On Bakari Sellers

 

Bakari Sellers, a US attorney, made history as the first young African-American official to serve on the South Carolina House of Representatives back in 2006. Sources close to Sellers say that there’s a new documentary that narrates how Sellers’ campaigned and won the seat. The film aims at revisiting Seller’s gubernatorial campaign that took place four years ago.

Who’s Bakari Sellers?

Sellers made a triumphant debut in the American political scene after he got elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives. Eight years after his appointment, he left the seat and decided to vie for the governor seat in the state. Though he didn’t win the gubernatorial position, he inspired many people to follow their dreams.

The “While I Breathe, I Hope” Documentary

“While I Breathe, I Hope” is a thrilling film that closely examines the difficulties that black Democrats from the South face while campaigning for an elective position. Charlamagne Tha God, a renowned radio presenter, and TV personality, is the executive producer of the documentary. He hosts The Breakfast Club (a nationally-acclaimed radio show) with Angela Yee and DJ Envy and also stars in Girl Code, Guy Court, and Guy Code.

The film explores Bakari Sellers’ efforts to become a Democratic Party candidate elected to serve in the South Carolina state office. “While I Breathe, I Hope” premiered in October 2018 at the annual New Orleans Film Festival. Since the 1870s, there’s no African-American that ever served in the South Carolina state office.

According to Charlamagne Tha God, “While I Breathe, I Hope” explores Sellers’ campaign struggles. The film also highlights Sellers’ decision to advocate for the removal of the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina’s capitol building. The attorney got 41.13 percent of the votes in favor of his advocacy. Read This Article for related information.

Charlamagne Tha God’s Thoughts on the Documentary

Charlamagne Tha God said that he’s joyful to be part of the film and he looked forward to supporting Bakari Sellers share his political journey. Charlamagne believes that Sellers’ story is significant to the current political climate. He also thinks that Sellers is among the most prolific voices in the present and future generation of leaders.

 

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Charlamagne Tha God Declines Feud With Eminem

 

Lenard Larry McKelvey is best known to the public by the name Charlamagne tha God, the co-host of the popular radio show The Breakfast Club and a New York Times bestselling author. He is nicknamed “the Howard Stern of hip-hop”, a label he doesn’t seem to shy away from. he 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”.

 

Charlamagne Tha God is an outspoken, unapologetic speaker and critic of pop culture in general and rap music specifically. He has never held back from saying what he does and doesn’t like about performers, albums, songs and other aspects of rap music. He has garnered criticism from some of those he has criticized, sometimes in song. Recently, famed rapper Eminem took a couple of shots at Charlamagne in his most recent album, “Kamikaze.”

 

Eminem was likely upset at comments Charlamagne made in regard to Eminem using a homophobic slur against a friend of his at an award show on BET in January. It took nearly nine months for Eminem to respond to Charlamagne’s response to this incident.

 

To his credit, Charlamagne Tha God didn’t react to Eminem in anger or with more insults. He simply noted that being dissed by such a talented and prolific lyricist as Eminem was, in its own way, a compliment. Noting that he “used to get dissed by Chingy”, Charlamagne said he enjoyed the album and the songs and was grateful to be ingrained enough in hip-hop culture to attract that kind of attention. He notes that he just reached a much broader audience, Eminem fans, than he had access to before the dis. Get Additional Information Here.

 

Charlamagne has always been a big fan of Eminem, and still appears to be a fan. He didn’t care for Eminem’s last album, but he said the new one is a step in the right direction for one of his favorite lyricists.

 

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