Yesterday, we learned that Donald Glover might not be calling himself Childish Gambino for much longer. As that's the only rap name we know him by, this came as a bit of a shock, but it's far from the first surprising move of his career.
Donald Glover, known to the rap world as Childish Gambino, is currently promoting a new film he's in ("The Lazarus Effect") and sat down with The Today Show this morning to discuss it.
Earlier this year, Childish Gambino surprised many people by stepping outside of his usual lane to pay tribute to his Atlanta heritage (namely DJ Drama's scene-defining "Gangsa Grillz" tapes) with the mixtape STN MTN.
This year's already brought two bits of great news for fans of Donald Glover (or Childish Gambino)'s acting talents.
Calling all of Childish Gambino's female fans -- you may soon get the chance to see your boy play a stripper in a movie.
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.
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
Childish Gambino Reveals New Album Title & Release Timeframe, Previews New Track Oct 8, 2013 at 12:45pm
Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) just uploaded a cryptic video to YouTube which is a preview of his new album Because The Internet. Both the video and its description reveal that the project will be dropping this winter.
Childish Gambino Set To Write & Star In FX Comedy Series Involving Atlanta Music Scene Aug 6, 2013 at 03:57pm
Childish Gambino, also known as Donald Glover, announced recently that he would be taking a step back from comedy in order to focus on music. He now seems to be going back on his word, revealing plans for a new series for FX called "Atlanta".
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