Charlamagne tha God Slams Biden for “Boy” Comment About LL Cool J

Charlamagne tha God’s Critique of Biden’s Remark on LL Cool J

Popular radio host Charlamagne tha God has strongly criticized President Joe Biden for a remark made during an event honoring the legendary rapper LL Cool J.

The incident occurred at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner, where Biden was delivering a speech.

Biden’s Mispronunciation and Controversial Remark

At the event, LL Cool J, whose real name is James Todd Smith, was being recognized for his contributions to society.

However, during his speech, President Biden made an error by mistakenly referring to the rapper as ‘LL J Cool J.’ To make matters worse, Biden initially referred to LL Cool J, who is 55 years old, as a ‘boy’ before correcting himself.

Charlamagne tha God’s Reaction

Charlamagne, known for his role as a presenter on The Breakfast Club, did not mince words in his response to Biden’s comments.

He designated Biden as his ‘Donkey of the Day’ and expressed his disappointment.

Understanding the Significance of the Term “Boy”

Charlamagne explained the racial context of the term ‘boy’ when used by a white person to refer to a Black man.

He emphasized that it carries a historically loaded meaning that implies superiority and has been associated with the era of enslavement and beyond.

Authenticity and Inauthentic Praise

Charlamagne also criticized Biden’s praise for LL Cool J as inauthentic. He highlighted that no matter how many Black individuals are present around someone or in their administration, authenticity in their actions and words matters most.

Age and Teleprompter Critique

Additionally, Charlamagne took a jab at President Biden’s age, playfully suggesting that he is “137 years old.”

He pointed out that Biden should not have needed a teleprompter to correctly pronounce LL Cool J’s name, especially considering the rapper’s longstanding career.


The controversy surrounding Biden’s remark at the LL Cool J event has garnered significant attention, with Charlamagne tha God voicing his strong critique of the President’s words and authenticity.

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