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Childish Gambino

Donald McKinley Glover (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, writer, comedian, musician and rapper. Glover firstcame to attentionfor his work in the sketch group Derrick Comedy and is best known for his role as community collegestudent Troy Barnes on the NBC comedyseries Community.

Glover was born in Edwards Air Force Base, California, and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States. He graduatedfrom New YorkUniversity with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006. Glover is known for his work on the NBC show Communityalongside Joel McHale andChevy Chase. Glover w ...read more

Donald McKinley Glover (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, writer, comedian, musician and rapper. Glover firstcame to attentionfor his work in the sketch group Derrick Comedy and is best known for his role as community collegestudent Troy Barnes on the NBC comedyseries Community.

Glover was born in Edwards Air Force Base, California, and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States. He graduatedfrom New YorkUniversity with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006. Glover is known for his work on the NBC show Communityalongside Joel McHale andChevy Chase. Glover was a writer for The Daily Show in 2005 and the NBC series 30 Rock from2008 to 2009, where he also had an occasionalcameo appearance. He was presented the Writers Guild of America Awardaward for Best Comedy Series at the February 2009 ceremony forhis work on the third season of 30 Rock.

Glover raps as Childish Gambino, a name he found from a Wu-Tang Clan name generator. He released an album entitled SickBoi on June5, 2008, in which he thanks himself. On September 17, 2009, Gambino released the album Poindexter. Apair of mixtapes entitled IAm Just A Rapper, and I Am Just A Rapper 2 were released in close succession in early2010; Robert Scahill added his producingexpertise, helping with the majority of the tracks.

His third album, Culdesac, was set to be released on July 2, 2010, but a couple of last minute additions caused thealbum to be delayedfor a day. The album was made available on July 3. Glover has stated in interviews that on Sick Boiand Poindexter he felt he hadto hide behind gimmicks, such as pink hoodies. But with his subsequent projects, he hastouched on more personal subject matter, includingfamily, schoolyard bullying, troubled romantic relationships, suicidalthoughts and alcoholism. He has disowned his 2002 album, The YoungerI Get, as the too-raw ramblings of what he callsa "decrepit Drake.

On December 1 2010, Glover released the first track off of his new EP, entitled 'Be Alone'. He released the next track, 'FreaksAnd Geeks', aswell as a five-song track list, on February 11. On February 25 2011, Donald released the dates for theIAMDONALD tour and also his very firstmusic video for 'Freaks and Geeks'. The 'Freaks and Geeks' music video was shot byDan Eckman, the director of the Derrick Comedy troupe.On March 8, 2011 Donald released his newest EP via his officialwebsite.

On May 4, in a new interview with TheHipHopUpdate, Glover revealed that he’s currently working on an LP, to be released inSeptember.

Glover also refers to himself as Cheezy, Sir Durton Cloud 9, Ms. Long-Lady Stanhope, Bambini, and Bam-B.

Glover also DJs and produces his own music under the moniker mc DJ. His music is of the electronic/remix variety and is oftenmade availablefor free download via his official site http://www.childishgambino.blogspot.com/. His current album releasesinclude Love Letter In AnUnbreakable Bottle and Utterances Of The Heart.

On November 15, CG released his first Major-label album Camp, which included the single 'Bonfire'. « hide

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LPs
"Awaken, My Love!"
2016

3.7
523 Votes
Because the Internet
12/10/2013

3.5
778 Votes
Camp
2011

3.2
707 Votes
EPs
Kauai
2014

3.1
117 Votes
EP
2011

3.6
218 Votes
Compilations
STN MTN
2014

2.6
118 Votes
Royalty
07/04/2012

3.4
202 Votes
Culdesac
2010

3.4
196 Votes
I Am Just A Rapper 2
2010

2.9
36 Votes
I Am Just A Rapper
2010

3.1
49 Votes
Poindexter
2009

2.6
53 Votes
Sick Boi
2008

2.3
42 Votes

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