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  • Cover of Childish Gambino Joins Cast Of "Magic Mike XXL"
    Calling all of Childish Gambino's female fans -- you may soon get the chance to see your boy play a stripper in a movie. Though his exact role has not been confirmed, Donald Glover has joined the cast of "Magic Mike XXL," a sequel to 2012's "Magic Mike," which starred Channing Tatum as a male stripper.
  • Cover of OutKast Announce Homecoming Show In Atlanta [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
    OutKast have been travelling across the map for their reunion tour these past few months. They've put on successful shows at Coachella, Governors Ball and many more, with dates still to come. Today they've announced the final date in their reunion tour, which appropriately enough wraps up in their native Atlanta.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Says "STN MTN / KAUAI" Is "The First Concept Mixtape Ever"
    Childish Gambino isn't afraid to get conceptual. The actor turnt rapper had an insanely elaborate rollout for his sophomore album, because the internet, which hit its peak with the release of a full accompanying screenplay.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Says "Rap Is Done" In Hot 97 Interview
    Childish Gambino doesn't always open up in interviews, he usually lets people know how he truly feels through his music, poems, or Twitter rants.
  • Cover of Jhene Aiko On Drake & Childish Gambino: “Loving People Is Different Than Being In Love With Them”
    Jhene Aiko's long-awaited debut album, Souled Out is dropping next week, and the free spirited singer has gained a considerable amount of hype around the release.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Announces New Mixtape "STN MTN / KAUAI"
    While we patiently await for the long overdue joint project with Chance The Rapper, it appears that Childish Gambino is getting ready to do his own thing and drop off a new DJ Drama and Gangsta Grillz-hosted mixtape titled STN MTN / KAUAI.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino To Voice Spider-Man In New Animated Series
    Even though his longtime run with NBC’s "Community" show has come to end, that isn't stopping Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, from hitting the small screen this season.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 15)
    This hasn't been a great week in America. Beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams passed away under particularly tragic circumstances at the age of 63. Plus, we saw a blatant violation of the first amendment at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., where unarmed African-American male Mike Brown was slain by cops.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Goes On Twitter Rant, Tweets "I Wanna Be A White Rapper"
    Early this morning, Childish Gambino embarked upon one of the biggest Twitter rants of the year. He called his lengthy spiel a "poem," and it seems to have stemmed from someone jokingly calling him a white rapper, but in it, he touches on recent issues of race in and outside of the hip-hop world.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Calls Out Drake, Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q In Sydney Freestyle
    Childish Gambino has never been one for fighting words, but apparently something was in the air this weekend in Australia. The California-born rapper performed at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney on Sunday night (July 27th) and left attendees with a show worth remembering.
  • Cover of Ariana Grande Shares "My Everything" Tracklist, Features From A$AP Ferg, The Weeknd & More
    Ariana Grande released the solid debut album Yours Truly last summer, and she's about to shut shit down again this August with her follow up My Everything.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Unveils Joint EP With Chance The Rapper
    After seeing Chance The Rapper's name on "The Worst Guys", from Childish Gambino's because the internet, it was assumed that the Chicago rapper would be dropping a verse. Unfortunately, all we got was a hook, but just today, Chance debuted his unreleased 16 from the track live at the Governor's Ball.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: June 5
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Talks About His Collaboration With Riff Raff On "Neon Icon"
    Childish Gambino blessed Hot 97's Summer Jam Festival stage this past weekend, and following his set he spoke to our host Ashlee Ray about his performance inside the Beats By Dre press tent, his collaboration with Riff Raff which lives on Neon Icon, being independent and more.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Discusses His Next Label Move
    Childish Gambino has shown frustration with his label recently, at one point taking to Twitter and calling for Def Jam and Atlantic to sign him. Now a month later, Childish is weighing his options, trying to decide whether he'll take the major label route or not.
  • Cover of RiFF RAFF Reveals "NEON iCON" Tracklist
    RiFF RAFF's debut album has suffered its share of delays, but it appears that the album will finally see release this June. The official tracklist for the effort has now been revealed, which means we likely won't be seeing any more pushbacks.
  • 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.
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