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Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino Unleashes Furious Freestyle, Talks Drake And Race

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

Sitting down with Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg, Childish Gambino freestyled over Hit-Boy and HS87's "Grindin' My Whole Life," and, as one has come to expe...

The 5 Must-See Acts at Boston Calling

Hopper.com | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment
Hopper.com

Boston Calling, in a world of over-stimulation and excess, is successful - the festival is digestible. It's two and a half days! There's a shaded area! You can leave and come back!

Childish Gambino Releases New Song 'Candler Road'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment

Childish Gambino released his first new track in 2014 late on Saturday evening, August 23. "Candler Road" follows Gambino's sophomore studio LP, "Beca...

Childish Gambino Calls Out Kendrick Lamar, Drake In Fierce Freestyle

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

During a performance in Sydney, Australia this past weekend, Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, unleashed a fierce freestyle, calling out some of hi...

Childish Gambino and the Metamodern Ennui, Part IV

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

Any language, regardless of meaning, can be made to sound beautiful behind a nice tune, something for people to nod along with mindlessly. Gambino's more interested in displaying the ways we communicate than whether or not he endorses them.

Childish Gambino and the Metamodern Ennui, Part III

Jesse Damiani | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

Repetition, whether functioning as feedback loop or contextualization (often both), is an integral motif in Because the Internet. Set against the album's most forcefully earnest and reassuring song, we find a confluence of paradoxes: nostalgia dovetails with cynicism.

Childish Gambino and the Metamodern Ennui, Part II

Jesse Damiani | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

Which is @DonaldGlover -- Childish Gambino's Twitter self -- and which are simply imagined voices or characters?

Childish Gambino and the Metamodern Ennui: Why Because the Internet Is the Most Significant Album in Recent Memory

Jesse Damiani | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

The Internet allows us to live increasingly fractured, niche, performed lives -- no matter how consistent, we develop varied personae on social media, dependent upon the form -- but they are still our lives.

Free Press Summer Fest: A Festival on the Rise

Zachariah Ezer | Posted 08.05.2014 | Entertainment
Zachariah Ezer

This festival, though not as big as a Lollapalooza, a Bonaroo, or an Austin City Limits is certainly on its way with escalating attendance and sponsorship, as well as its surprising amount of relevance in its main acts.

On Donald Glover, Weirdos and the Myth of the Black Male Narrative

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 07.14.2014 | Black Voices
Shane Paul Neil

Please know that I love Jay's music. He is quite possible the greatest rapper to ever step into a booth. But somewhere along the line his story (fatherless child turned drug dealer turned mogul) became the only acceptable answer to what is the "real" black male experience.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For May

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 07.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list contains a healthy mix of perennial favorites and relative upstarts. Chart regulars like Shakira and OneRepublic both clock in with their most recent singles.

Childish Gambino Slams Record Company: 'Don't Lie To Me'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is not happy with his record label. The rapper took to Twitter on Monday to slam Glassnote Records following the ...

Childish Gambino Debuts Latest Short Film, 'Chicken And Futility'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Childish Gambino, A.K.A. Donald Glover, is back with a brand new short film, "Chicken and Futility." The three-minute long film shows Glover and two f...

The Best Music Marketing of 2013

Jeremy Wilson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jeremy Wilson

The album leak deserves a special credit this year. It has established itself as a key tool in generating pre-launch press. When an album leak generates such a high level of concentrated buzz, it can't be ignored as a marketing opportunity

Childish Gambino And Chance The Rapper Are 'The Worst Guys'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment

Childish Gambino's sophomore album, "Because The Internet," is only a week away from its release, and the rapper-comedian-actor has dropped plenty of ...

Childish Gambino Angry Tweets After 'Sweatpants' Leak

Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment

When Childish Gambino's new song "Sweatpants" popped up late last night, the rapper had a few things he wanted say: im pissed. this song was not su...

Childish Gambino Performs 'Shadows'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment

Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, appeared on Tuesday night's episode of "The Arsenio Hall Show," performing the new song "Shadows" off his upco...

Childish Gambino's Big Surprise

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

Childish Gambino (a.k.a. "Community" actor Donald Glover) released new music in a sly way on Wednesday night. The 30-year-old multi-hyphenate tweeted ...

'Community' Actor Posts Troubling Instagram Note

Posted 10.15.2013 | Celebrity

Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) not only released the first track and title of his second album, "Because the Internet," last week, but he also d...

Watch Donald Glover's Creepy Short Film

Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment

Donald Glover, of "Community" and rap side-career fame, made a short movie called "Clapping for the Wrong Reasons." There's not much else that's known...

Childish Gambino Is A Couch Potato Rapper

Nader Salass | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Nader Salass

For such a versatile entertainer whose whole persona is dependent on his professed ambition and how he won't stop until we say that "James Franco is the white Donald Glover," Childish Gambino is surprisingly lazy.

Mixtape Review: Childish Gambino's "Royalty"

Rap Genius | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

The more things change, the more Childish Gambino's commitments to Asian women and pop-culture references stay the same. The style wrapped around those CG mainstays is evolving for the better, though.

LISTEN: Tina Fey RAPS On Donald Glover's Mixtape

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.05.2012 | Entertainment

Childish Gambino (Donald Glover) dropped a new free mixtape on the Fourth of July, and he really flexed his networking muscles when it came to nabbing...

LISTEN: Beck Is Back ... And Rapping?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment

Childish Gambino -- better known as Donald Glover a.k.a Troy from "Community" -- has released a new single on his website, and it includes an appearan...

Introducing 'Community' Star Alison Brie's New Band

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

"Community" might have the most talented cast on network television. First, Donald Glover released his debut rap album Camp -- under the name Childish...