Charlamagne Tha God to host late-night Comedy Central show
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Lenard "Charlamagne Tha God" McKelvey is entering the late-night TV game.

The longtime "Breakfast Club" radio host will helm a weekly series on Comedy Central, the network announced Wednesday.

"Tha God's Honest Trust" will feature his "culturally fluent take on social issues in a variety of deep dives, sketches, and social experiments that deftly unpacks the most pressing topics permeating politics and culture," Comedy Central said in an announcement about the new show.


"Redemptively comedic, refreshingly unfiltered, and unapologetically Black, nothing is off limits," the network teased about the program, which will be co-executive produced by "The Late Show's" Stephen ColbertStephen Tyrone ColbertColbert: Trump era 'almost like a spell was being cast' on the American people Charlamagne Tha God to host late-night Comedy Central show Late-night show hosts slam Tennessee's vaccine policies MORE.

Charlamagne Tha God has made headlines in the past for his takes on politics and hot-button issues.

Last year, he said then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenRealClearPolitics reporter says Freedom Caucus shows how much GOP changed under Trump Iowa governor suggests immigrants partially to blame for rising COVID-19 cases Biden officials pledge to confront cybersecurity challenges head-on MORE should "shut the eff up forever" to avoid making gaffes. In August of last year, the 43-year-old radio personality was one of several public figures who called on Biden to name a Black woman as his running mate in an open letter.

"Tha God's Honest Truth" is scheduled to premiere on Sept. 17.