The African American Film Critics Association welcomes Charlamagne Tha God and Alesha Reneé as hosts of the 13th AAFCA Awards


The African American Film Critics Association welcomes Charlamagne Tha God and Alesha Reneé as hosts of the 13and AAFCA Award

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The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has announced that media king Charlamagne Tha God (The breakfast club) and actress Alesha Reneé (The rich and the ruthless) will host the 13and AAFCA Awards on March 2 at its first live gathering since 2020.

This year’s AAFCA award winners include “King Richard” stars Will Smith and Aunjanue Ellis for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, as well as “Respect” star Jennifer Hudson for Best Actress and ” The Harder They Fall” for Best Picture.

“The AAFCA is delighted that Charlamagne is hosting the 13and edition of the AAFCA awards. We look forward to him sharing his unique perspective on pop culture throughout the evening. We are also pleased to welcome the all-rounder Alesha Reneé who we know will add her own sparkle to the evening,” said AAFCA President and CEO Gil Robertson.

Lenard “Charlamagne Tha God” McKelvey is a multimedia mogul, Radio Hall of Fame inductee, and best-selling author. He co-hosts The breakfast clubwhich attracts more than 4.5 million listeners per day, as well as hosts The honest truth of God, a late-night show on Comedy Central that he co-created with Stephen Colbert.

With nearly two decades on the pulse of television and radio culture, Charlamagne has been able to grow his media empire through several partnerships, including The Black Effect Podcast Network. SBH Productions, his scripted audio company with acclaimed comedian, actor and writer, Kevin Hart; and Black Privilege Publishing, his publishing house at Simon & Schuster. He is also an executive producer of numerous television and film projects, as well as the author of The New York Times Bestseller Black Privilege: Opportunity comes to those who create it and the best-selling book nationally, Shook One: Anxiety is playing tricks on me.

Because of his deep passion for mental health, especially in the black community, Charlamagne founded the Mental Wealth Alliance. MWA is a forward-thinking foundation created to de-stigmatize, accelerate, and provide innovative mental health awareness and care across the United States while creating an unprecedented long-term system of generational support for Black communities.

“It is a privilege and an honor to host this year’s AAFCA Awards, an awards show for us, by us. I look forward to this celebration of darkness,” said Lenard “Charlamagne Tha God” McKelvey.

His co-host Alesha Reneé is both a television personality, an accomplished podcaster and an actress best known for co-hosting BET’s classical music countdown interview show, “106 and Park.” , as well as its popular podcast “Podsauce” approaching its content. medium and an actress, in particular for her role as Calysta Jeffries in “The Rich & the Ruthless”.

“The pandemic, with its various variations, has been a difficult time for all of us, which is another reason we look forward to safely gathering at the beautiful SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills on March 2 to celebrate the content and the strong performance with diversity and inclusion as its core that got us through. As the AAFCA prepares for its 20th anniversary in 2023, with many surprise announcements planned along the way, we couldn’t be happier to kick off this highly anticipated year-long celebration with our signature AAFCA awards,” said Robertson.

For more information on the 13and AAFCA Awards and AAFCA in general, visit Also follow @aafca on Instagram and @theaafca on Twitter.

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