Chance The Rapper's Interview With Zane Lowe Is A Must-Listen
A lot to unpack from Chance the Rapper's new interview with Zane Lowe. Much like Coloring Book, the hour-long interview lived up to lofty expectations. Chance spoke on a variety of topics in depth including collaborations with Kanye West, his spiritual life, and his relationship with the music industry.
10 Joint Projects That May Or May Not Come Out
For every Watch the Throne or What a Time to Be Alive, there are scores of joint hip hop projects borne of one epic late night in the studio that never crystallize into a fully formed release. As fans, we should know better than to let these glimmers of collaborative greatness get our hopes up. But the possibilities are too great to ignore.
Chance The Rapper Confirms Existence Of Joint Project With Childish Gambino
Back in June 2014, Childish Gambino revealed that he had a joint EP in the works with Chance the Rapper, only to announce that they had put the project on hold four months later. "We're both really busy," he explained.
Where Is Childish Gambino? Tracking His Movements Since "STN MTN/Kauai"
"I look at my life like something you should be able to paint," Childish Gambino said in a 2015 interview on the TODAY Show.
Could Childish Gambino’s Next Album Be Dropping Soon?
Childish Gambino, real name Donald Glover, has always worn his outsider persona with pride. Whether or not he deserves the oddball label, the multi-talented artist has undeniably cultivated his own lane.
Behind The Beat: Christian Rich
In 2003, twin brothers Taiwo and Kehinde Hassan, now known as the production duo Christian Rich, got their first placement on a Lil Kim record. That was when they were both Speech Communication majors at the University of Illinois in Champaign, a couple of hours south of their native Chicago. That same year, they gave beats to Clipse and Foxy Brown.
Top Tracks: November 16 - November 22
There weren't too many big releases this past week, unless you're an Adele fan, but we've got heat coming in December from guys like Curren$y and G-Eazy, who both shared new singles off their upcoming albums. This week's Top 10 also includes two tracks off the soundtrack to "Creed," which will hit theaters on November 25, and three new tracks from Thugger, who is currently prepping his fourth project of the year, Hi-Tunes, his debut album.
Childish Gambino & Vince Staples Will Collaborate On Track Off "Creed" Soundtrack
Here's an unexpected collaboration: Childish Gambino, who hasn't released anything this year, will team with Summertime '06 rapper Vince Staples for a single off the soundtrack to the upcoming film "Creed."
Childish Gambino’s Comedy Series “Atlanta” Picked Up By FX
Almost a year after hearing the original concept & idea, Childish Gambino’s long awaited comedy show, “Atlanta,” is finally coming to fruition. On Thursday, news surfaced that the show has been picked up by FX for ten episodes.
Childish Gambino Invites Disappointed Australian Fans To New Show
Childish Gambino had a bit of an awkward misunderstanding with fans in Newcastle, Australia earlier this week, as he was booed off stage when he performed a DJ Set rather than a rap show, as the ticketholders were expecting.
Childish Gambino Booed Off Stage In Australia
Childish Gambino was booed off stage after a forgettable performance this week at The Cambridge Hotel in Newcastle, Australia. According to the Newcastle Herald, Gambino's set was set to last more than an hour but he "barely uttered a word for 40 minutes." He spent the bulk of the set sitting at the rear of the stage manning the turntables while members of his Royalty crew rapped for the crowd, doing "most of the heavy lifting."
Childish Gambino's "Atlanta" TV Show Gets A Cast
In December reports circulated about an "Atlanta" TV show Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, had been working on. The rapper/actor was prepping a pilot for the network FX, reportedly about the ATL hip-hop scene. Today we've finally received an update on the project, with word of the TV show being cast.
10 Collaborations We Need
Advancements of the infinite tool that is the Internet have made collaborating among musicians exponentially easier. Gone are the days where it was nearly impossible to create music without musicians being in the same studio at the same time. Now artists and producers are able to collaborate despite being in different parts of the country, or even across the globe. One can simply email over a verse or an instrumental that can be worked with, and tweaked, into a musical masterpiece. This makes any collaboration possible and has resulted in some incredible creations recently.
5 Things We Want From The New Childish Gambino Album
As we know, Donald Glover AKA Childish Gambino's rap career has been one defined by its unexpected moves. These include, but are certainly not limited to, putting "30 Rock" pal Tina Fey on the same track as Alley Boy, tapping a Swedish composer as his go-to collaborator, and packaging his last album with a 72-page screenplay. Needless to say, it's difficult (if not impossible) to predict his next move.
Childish Gambino Is Working On A New Album
It appears that Childish Gambino was in the studio last night working on a new album. According to the Twitter account of Los Angeles singer Aaron Michael Gutierrez, the rapper brought in a 50-person choir to cut five brand new songs. Sounds promising!!
Childish Gambino Hoping To Collaborate With Migos
Childish Gambino, who doubles as the actor Donald Glover, has a role in the upcoming movie "Magic Mike XXL." With the movie hitting theatres on July 1st, let's hope he puts some focus back on his rap music. The artist hopped on twitter last night for a short Q&A with the fans, and among the social-minded questions and questions about his acting career, we also got one pertaining to rap.
6 Successful Crossover Rappers
It’s often said “the grass is always greener on the other side." Hell, Ludacris has a track named after the phrase. Maybe that’s why it seems as though everyone in Hollywood wants to be in the music industry and everybody in the music industry wants to be in Hollywood (I mean, Luda of all people would understand).
Photo: Childish Gambino Featured In "Magic Mike XXL" Poster
Back in February we got confirmation that Childish Gambino would indeed by playing a male stripper in the upcoming film Magic Mike XXL, and now we have the first photo to prove it.
Top Five Jhene Aiko Features
Not a lot of people can captivate their listeners in the realm of R&B anymore. Do you remember when Mary J. Blige soulfully wowed us on Jay Z’s “Can’t Knock The Hustle”? Do you remember when Jamie Foxx channeled his inner Ray Charles on Kanye West’s “Gold Digger”? Times like that were special.
Summer Jam 2015 Lineup Revealed, Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Big Sean & More
It's that time of year again! Ahead of the June 7th festival, Summer Jam has announced its 2015 lineup. The stadium stage will feature performances from Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Big Sean, Fabolous & Friends, Meek Mill, Ty Dolla $ign & Friends, Omarion and Childish Gambino. Peforming on the festival stage out in the parking lot will be Travi$ Scott, B.o.B, Joey Bada$$, DeJ Loaf and Teyana Taylor.