Gambino grows up: ‘Awaken, My Love!’ reviewed

Donald Glover’s artistry blossomed in recent years. It might have been an existential crisis in a hotel around the release of Childish Gambino’s Because the Internet in 2013. It might have been that he was finally allowed to write and act his own thoughts instead of helping Tina Fey on 30 Rock or playing Dan Harmon’s affable… Read More Gambino grows up: ‘Awaken, My Love!’ reviewed

Childish Gambino reveals sophomore album details

Update: Childish Gambino has since released a full version of “yaphet kotto (freestyle)” via SoundCloud. Community for a handful of episodes in the upcoming fifth season to focus on his rap career, Gambino has been relatively quiet. He released “Centipede” in July and started tweeting and retweeting a lot about something called Roscoe’s Wetsuit. He… Read More Childish Gambino reveals sophomore album details

Thoughts on Childish Gambino’s ‘Royalty’

I’ve heard so many opinions about Donald Glover over the years that I’ve listened to him rap under his Childish Gambino moniker. Maybe it was because I was hanging out with a lot of pretentious hipsters (myself included) at the time when I first heard him, but I didn’t know a lot of black people listening to Culdesac, the I Am Just a Rapper mixtapes or even his break out, untitled EP. … Read More Thoughts on Childish Gambino’s ‘Royalty’