Top 5 Childish Gambino Collaborations
Childish Gambino isn't someone who often loads his projects with features, but over the course of his career he has made some special bonds with a couple of artists, as well as experimenting with other rappers' sounds on his ROYALTY mixtape. With news that his PHAROS album is on the way in September, we've decided to revisit some of the best work Gambino has done with other artists.
Childish Gambino To Debut "Pharos" Album Live In September
Donald Glover is currently preparing for the upcoming debut of his "Atlanta" TV series on FX, and he's also engaged in the filming of next summer's "Spider-Man: Homecoming," in which he'll play an undisclosed character. There had been no word if he, or his Childish Gambino persona, had been planning any new music, but he recently piqued the interest of his musical fanbase with the unveiling of a mysterious app called Pharos.
Donald Glover's "Pharos" App Rumored To Contain New Music & Tour Dates
Yesterday (June 17), Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, made a rare appearance on Twitter by sharing a link that led to an app called Pharos. Once downloaded, Pharos simply showed an image of a starry cosmos with a countdown at the bottom of the screen.
Donald Glover Links To Mysterious App With Countdown
Donald Glover, aka the rapper known as Childish Gambino -- an alias that he hinted might be nearing its end -- is a busy man.
Donald Glover Joins Cast Of "Spider-Man: Homecoming"
Donald Glover has joined the cast of upcoming film "Spider-Man: Homecoming," reports The Hollywood Reporter. No word yet regarding Glover's character. Tom Holland will make his debut as Spiderman. Michael Keaton has signed on to play the villain, Marisa Tomei will play Aunt May, and Zendaya will play the female lead and Spiderman's likely love interest. Robert Downey, Jr. and The Avengers will make a cameo in the film as well.
Childish Gambino's Show "Atlanta" To Premiere In September, New Trailer Arrives
It was last October that we first found out about Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino's TV show "Atlanta" getting picked up by FX. Now, slightly under a year later, they're almost ready to debut the new series.
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.