“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman stopped by “The Breakfast Club” on Valentine’s Day and schooled Charlamagne Tha God on the difference between popular DNA tests.
The actor began with leading into what drove him to take a DNA test to trace his ancestry, “African-Americans, we’ve been severed from our past, we’ve been severed from the continent (Africa) in a way we’re reaching for a connection to it.”
Charlamagne and Boseman began conversing about the DNA tests they took to track their roots back to the homeland. The moment Charlamagne mentions he’s 97% West African, Boseman stops the host mid-sentence and rectifies him.
“Naw see that’s the wrong test”, the award-winning actor said wittingly. “You took Ancestry.Com, I took African Ancestry.”
The “Breakfast Club” host looked puzzled and wanted to know the difference between the two DNA tests, so Boseman broke it down in depth for Charlamagne.
“African Ancestry can tell you the specific group ethnic group you come from”, he explained to the radio personality. “If you know you’re Ebira from Nigeria now you can pinpoint specific customs and rituals that are apart of your past.”