Donald Glover is a transcendent talent. Typically, ambitious individuals will risk everything for a taste of the highly-touted glamorous life surrounding celebrity culture—in one specific vocation. Rarely does an individual’s talents translate to divergent fields, resulting in ubiquitous success and admiration. Donald Glover exists at fame’s margin. He is an outlier. Read More
Donald Glover, also known as the artist formerly known as Childish Gambino, will appear on the forthcoming Magic Mike XXL film — so get ready for plenty of Donald Glover junk in your face. You know, if that’s your thing! In addition Glover will also appear on the raunchy film’s soundtrack, which features cuts from Ginuwine, Jodeci, Jeremih, Jacquees, and more. The Glover cut, “Marry You,” is a take on Bruno Mars’ song, and has the 31-year-old entertainer challenging his inner soul. Check it out after the jump.
Childish Gambino jumps on LION BABE’s Nina Simone-sampled “Jump Hi” to continue his onslaught of going off over virtually anything (and we mean anything) he’s on. And Gambino on the relatively unknown LION BABE track reinforces that mindset for the Atlanta rapper. Listen after the jump.
It’s no secret that Childish Gambino and Chance The Rapper are more than friends…they are exceptional collaborators. Such is evident from the tracks “They Don’t Like Me” (from Gambino’s Royalty mixtape), “Favorite Song” (from Chance’s Acid Rap project), and the most recent “The Worst Guys” (from ‘Bino’s Because The Internet album). After revealing Chance’s ‘lost’ verse from “The Worst Guys,” at this weekend’s Governors Ball festival, ‘Bino took to Twitter to announce the pair’s plans to release a collaborative EP.
The video for the single from Donald Glover’s new project is here. Kiss to the sky!
Because The Internet, Childish Gambino’s upcoming album, seems like a nod to the minute-rice, 2 fast 2 furious commenting nature of the web today. The former television actor and comedian turned dedicated emcee is doing his best to ingratiate himself to the rap world, while accepting that it may never take to him (or his sense of hipster irony) as much as he might like. All the same, the work is there. Check out his interview with Power 105’s Breakfast Club after the jump.