Childish Gambino News

  • Cover of Childish Gambino Invites Labels To Buy Him Out Of His Contract On Twitter
    Childish Gambino's album because the internet had some impressive first week sales, and while his ambitious and conceptual rollout for the album seemed to be quite successful, he's apparently having trouble getting his label on the same page.
  • Cover of Lollapalooza Announces Line-Up, Eminem & OutKast To Headline
    Last week it was rumored that Eminem would be the Lollapalooza headliner. The annual Chicago festival has officially announced their line-up today, and lo and behold, Eminem is a headliner, alongside, unsurprisingly, OutKast.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Discusses Dissing Other Rappers
    Childish Gambino seemed relieved to beat the heat when Complex caught up with him for an interview during the South By Southwest festivities. Gambino as Donald Glover (his real name) is known as a successful comedian, television writer, and actor, but it appears he's focusing on music.
  • Cover of Outkast, J. Cole, Childish Gambino & More To Perform At Osheaga Music Festival
    Osheaga music festival seems to be getting more rap-oriented every year. The official flyer for the event was released today, and while Oukast's name at the top of the bill was of no surprise, the many rappers that followed were pretty unexpected.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Reveals Drake's "Trophies" Beat Was Originally For "3005"
    Childish Gambino is the latest rapper to sit down with Zane Lowe, and much like Jay Z, Eminem, and Kanye West before him, he tells some very intriguing stories during the sit-down.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Covers Complex
    Childish Gambino is the next star to nab the cover of Complex. With the recent success of Because The Internet, the actor-turned-rapper talks to Complex about, unsurprisingly, the internet, his album, his childhood and more. Peep the cover in the gallery above, and head here to read the full interactive interview.
  • Cover of  Charts Don't Lie: January 12
    There aren't very many changes in this week's Charts Don't Lie compared to last week. The main list of artists has remained the same, as we have yet to receive any new rap or r'n'b debuts on the Billboard 200, although Kid Ink's debut album My Own Lane will begin charting in the near future.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Announces "The Deep Web" Tour
    With Childish Gambino's album Because The Internet in stores now, it's only right that a tour should follow. Today Gambino announced a tour for his new album, which will follow along with the internet theme.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: December 22
    Last week we discussed the new effort from Beyonce which made waves in the internet over night, selling an astounding 80,000 units in just three hours. Apart from breaking an iTunes record, the album is well on its way to platinum, following the #newrules of her husband Jay Z.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Numbers For Beyoncé, Childish Gambino & R. Kelly Are In
    It was already projected to be a big week for Beyonce, and now the final sales figures have been revealed.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Childish Gambino's "Because The Internet" & R. Kelly's "Black Panties"
     This past Tuesday was full of major releases. Alongside Paul Wall and E-40’s new albums, Childish Gambino and R. Kelly released highly anticipated projects as well, and the early first week sales projections are in for those albums.
  • Cover of Review: Childish Gambino's "Because The Internet"
    Originality is a rarity in modern hip-hop, and when an experimental album comes along, it tends to polarize listeners initially. Take Kanye West's new album Yeezus, for example.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Reveals "Because The Internet" Script
    Childish Gambino's new album Because The Internet drops on Tuesday, December 10th, and the multitalented emcee unveiled the accompanying script via Twitter last night.  Here's an excerpt: INT. BOY'S ROOM - DAY
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Recorded His New Album At Chris Bosh's Mansion
    Chris Bosh gets a lot of flack for unknowingly making funny faces during photos, and generally giving off the wrong impression, but recently he was involved in something cool as Childish Gambino recorded his latest album at Bosh's house. 
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Previews CD Packaging For "Because The Internet" [Update: Album Stream Released]
    Childish Gambino previously let go the cover art for his new album, and it was a .gif. How will that .gif translate into the actual album art on the CD? Childish reveals that it'll appear as a hologram, in a new Instagram video he posted.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: November 22-28
    Repetition remains a reality in the rap game, and specific bars tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Talks How Andre 3000 Influenced Him & Kendrick Lamar
    Andre 3000 and Big Boi are reuniting for an upcoming tour and it has people talking about the influence of the legendary hip hop group.  Prepping for the release of his new album because the internet, Childish Gambino talked about Andre 3000 in an interview and how he influenced him, and other rappers.
  • Cover of Review: Jhene Aiko's "Sail Out"
    Stunning. If Jhene Aiko wasn't already a household name, she ought to be by now. The 25-year-old singer has appeared on numerous hip-hop tracks throughout the year, most notably Drake's "From Time", J. Cole's "Sparks Will Fly", and Big Sean’s radio smash "Beware".
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Reveals Cover Art For "Because The Internet" [Update: Tracklist Revealed]
    Childish Gambino leaked a new track yesterday called "Melrose" and he returns to the internet today with the cover art for his upcoming album Because The Internet.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Talks Instagram Posts, Being "Depressed", & Relationship With Jhene Aiko
     Donald Glover, or in this case, Childish Gambino, recently caused concern amongst his fans after he posted several notes on Instagram last month which expressed some of his feelings, doubts, and concerns. 
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Describes Kanye West As A Prophet & Feels A$AP Rocky Sneak Dissed Him
    In a new interview with FUSE, Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) spoke on his new album Because The Internet, his writing process, his perception of Kanye West and A$AP Rocky and more. 
  • Cover of Lupe Fiasco Responds To Childish Gambino Saying Lupe Sneak Dissed Him
    Yesterday Childish Gambino was a guest on The Breakfast Club, where he talked about his upcoming album, Because The Internet, among other things, one of which was the time Lupe Fiasco allegedly sneak dissed Childish.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Talks About "Because The Internet," Says It's "Not A Rap Album"
    Childish Gambino dropped a new leak earlier today, which coincided with an interview on The Breakfast Club. The rapper is gearing up for a December 10th release date for Because The Internet, and has started on the promo tip already. 
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Announces "Because The Internet" Release Date
    Childish Gambino is back. The actor turnt rapper announced earlier this month that his sophomore album, Because The Internet, would impact in the winter, but that was the closest we'd come to an official release date.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Vents About Life & His Upcoming Album [Update: Gambino Denies Being Depressed]
    Childish Gambino has been popping back up on hip-hop's radar, with the announcement of an upcoming album, Because The Internet, as well as a new song or two, including "Yaphet Kotto." 
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