Charlamagne Tha God Speaks About His Latest Book “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks On Me”


Noted entrepreneur, author, and radio personality Charlamagne Tha God was set to have a discussion with rapper Kanye West. After some thinking, the interview was canceled as it was going to be on the topic of mental health as both have struggled with their mental sanity in the past, and who West, still could be struggling with today.

The discussion was set to start weeks ago on October 17 in New York City. The interview was going to be exciting but unfortunately it did not happen as part of the discussion was going to focus on Charlamagne’s latest book “Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me”, where the entrepreneur focuses on the anxiety he has suffered for his whole life.

Charlamagne Tha God admitted on the “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” that he was the one to cancel the event because of Kanye West spending time in the hospital and not being in a good mental state right now. He believes that the discussion wouldn’t have been as good as it could have been. Find More Information Here.

Kanye West has been very open about displaying his mental health and what he has been going through as he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The disorder can be difficult to live with but the rapper has believed that it has helped him for the better. Charlamagne really depicts his mental sanity in the past in his latest book with stories of panic attacks and started going to therapy and seeing a doctor.

His experiences from his childhood very much have prompted the anxiety to worsen over time. The novel also goes into the topic of being African American in the US and the stigmas and anxiety that are attached to it such as being pulled over for example. Charlamagne Tha God wishes to bring light and hope to anyone struggling with any kind of mental illness.


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