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Grammys 2019 Nominations: Janelle Monáe, St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Mitski, Björk, Beck, etc.

Plus Arctic Monkeys, Childish Gambino, Margo Price, David Byrne, Weezer, The Decemberists, and Others Get Nominations

Dec 07, 2018

The 2019 Grammy Awards nominations have been announced. Despite expanding the major categories from five nominees to eight this time, it's still the usual collection of mainstream pop, R&B, and hip-hop artists, with rock generally shut out of the main categories. More

Watch the New Trailer for “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Han Solo Prequel Due Out May 25, Donald Glover Plays Lando Calrissian

Apr 09, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story, which tells of a young Han Solo before the events of the original Star Wars movie, is due out May 25. Back in February we posted the first teaser trailer and now here is a new trailer for the film that shows off a lot more action and story than before. More

Watch the First Full Teaser Trailer for “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Han Solo Prequel Due Out May 25, Donald Glover Plays Lando Calrissian

Feb 05, 2018

The Star Wars revival is in full force, with two sequel movies thus far (2015's Stars Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens and 2017's Stars Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi) and one prequel/standalone film (2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story).  More

Grammys 2018 Nominations: Lorde, Father John Misty, The National, The War on Drugs, and More

Plus Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, JAY-Z, Bruno Mars, Arcade Fire, Leonard Cohen, LCD Soundsystem, and Others Get Nominations

Nov 28, 2017

The 2018 Grammy Awards nominations have been announced. Childish Gambino, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, and Bruno Mars are all vying for Album of the Year. Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, and The National compete for Best Alternative Music Album. More

Dec 15, 2016

Childish Gambino, aka musician/actor/writer Donald Glover (formerly of Community and currently the creator/star of the acclaimed FX show Atlanta), released his new album, "Awaken, My Love!," last month via Glassnote.  More

Oct 21, 2016

Actor/musician/writer Donald Glover may not have been cast as Spider-Man, a role he lobbied for around the time Andrew Garfield landed the part, but he has just been cast as another iconic character: Lando Calrissian. More

Jul 03, 2014

To unveil their new music streaming service, Milk Music, Samsung enlisted the help of Charli XCX, Iggy Azaela, Chromeo, Childish Gambino, and Little Dragon in a new ad.  More

Mar 21, 2014

Given “The Worst Guys,” their collaboration on Childish Gambino’s album Because the Internet, we should have seen this one coming. More

Feb 05, 2014

Watch as Childish Gambino (Donald Glover) covers “I’d Die Without You” on BBC Live Lounge. More

Watch: Childish Gambino on “Kimmel”

Performs "3005" and "Crawl"

Dec 11, 2013

Last night actor Donald Glover brought his hip-hop persona Childish Gambino to the outdoor stage of Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he celebrated the release of his sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Dec 06, 2013

Next week, rapper Childish Gambino, a.k.a. Donald Glover, will release his sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Dec 04, 2013

Next week on Dec. 10 rapper/actor Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, will release his sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Listen: Childish Gambino - “Sweatpants”

Because the Internet Out Dec. 10

Nov 25, 2013

On Dec. 10 rapper Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, will release his brand new sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Nov 13, 2013

Last night actor/rapper Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, was welcomed as a special guest on Arsenio Hall where he premiered his new song "Shadows" off his forthcoming sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Nov 08, 2013

Rapper Donald Glover, a.k.a. Childish Gambino, has shared the cover art for his forthcoming sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Listen: Childish Gambino - “3005”

Sophomore Album Because the Internet Out Dec. 10

Oct 23, 2013

After sharing a lengthy, handwritten confessionalChildish Gambino, a.k.a. actor Donald Glover, has debuted "3005," the first single from his forthcoming sophomore album Because the Internet. More

Oct 15, 2013

Last week rapper Childish Gambino, a.k.a. actor Donald Glover, announced the forthcoming release of his sophomore album Because the Internet sometime during "winter break." More

Childish Gambino Announces New Album, “Because the Internet”

Shares New Song "Yaphet Kotto (freestyle)”

Oct 09, 2013

In 2011 actor Donald Glover, best known for his role as Troy on Community, released a very solid rap album titled Camp under the guise Childish Gambino. More

Aug 16, 2013

Actor/comedian Donald Glover, who also also happens to moonlight as the rap artist Childish Gambino, has premiered an ennui-exploring short film titled Clapping for the Wrong Reasons. More

Listen: New Childish Gambino, “Centipede”

Six-Minute Track Perhaps Indicative of Future Output

Jul 25, 2013

Childish Gambino, also known as actor/comedian Donald Glover, has released a new song, "Centipede," for free download on his Soundcloud. The song emerged shortly after Glover made the announcement that he would be cutting back his appearance on the TV show Community to focus on his music career.  More

Dec 23, 2011

Demonstrating a little more civility in the rap genre, Donald Glover stopped by the Ed Sullivan Theater last night to perform the track "Heartbeat" off his Childish Gambino debut Camp. More

Oct 31, 2011

In the new video from Childish Gambino, Donald Glover gets caught up in some camping antics. We have the video.  More

Listen: Childish Gambino (aka: Donald Glover): “Bonfire”

Community Star to Release Album November 15

Sep 19, 2011

Most of you know actor Donald Glover as the lovable Troy Barnes on NBC's Community, but Glover also has a hip-hop side project, Childish Gambino. More

Sep 07, 2011

Childish Gambino—better known as Community actor Donald Glover—recently to Glassnote Records. More

Watch: Best Coast’s “Our Deal” Video, Directed by Drew Barrymore

Stars Chloë Moretz, Donald Glover, and Tyler Posey

Aug 02, 2011

Best Coast has released a video for "Our Deal," which is directed by Drew Barrymore. Check out the details. More

Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Festival 2011 Lineup Announced

M83, Lykke Li, Odd Future, Reggie Watts, Passion Pit, and More

Aug 01, 2011

Today Austin's Fun Fun Fun Festival announced the lineup for this year's event, taking place November 4 - 6. More

Lauryn Hill, Nas, Raekwon and Ghostface, Mobb Deep, Black Star Perform Seminal LPs at Rock the Bells

Festival Also Features Common, GZA, Erykah Badu, Curren$y, Freddie Gibbs, Big K.R.I.T., and more.

Jul 26, 2011

Guerilla Union's 11th iteration of the rap festival series Rock the Bells announced its stellar 2011 lineup, and it's bursting with classic rappers performing seminal albums in their entireties. More

Check Out Photos from Bonnaroo Day Three

Including The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, Loretta Lynn, Man Man and More!

Jun 12, 2011

Day Three Bonnaroo! Check out photos from the performances on Saturday, June 11th 2011. Photographer, Matt Jones, was there to capture all of the action. Full gallery here.
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Mar 25, 2011

The final day at Austin's infamous SXSW Music Festival included performances from Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover), Trentemoller, and EMA. More



Reviews

“Awaken, My Love!”

“Awaken, My Love!”

Glassnote

Dec 05, 2016

Even though Donald Glover's been in the spotlight for nearly a decade now, trespassing across careers in comedy, writing, and music, he is only now really discovering his voice. This year saw the release of his fantastic FX series Atlanta, and in many ways his third record as Childish Gambino"Awaken, My Love!," was crafted with the same unconventional creative spirit.  More

Governors Ball: Jack White, Grimes, Jenny Lewis, Damon Albarn and more, June 6th - 8th, 2014

Jun 10, 2014

In its third year on Randall’s Island, New York’s Governors Ball—named for its previous setting, on Governors Island—seems to have finally found steady footing. More

Because the Internet

Because the Internet

Glassnote

Dec 23, 2013

I confess, earlier this year I was a little worried about Donald Glover, the uber-talent behind Childish Gambino. In less than five years, Glover has gone from wunderkind television writer, to an up-and-coming stand-up comedian, to a lead role on a hip sitcom, and now a defiant hip-hop artist. More

SXSW Recap Day 4: Trentemøller, EMA, Indigo Tree, Kyst

Mar 21, 2011

The fourth and final day of SXSW was highlighted with euphoria, exhaustion, and more fantastic music. Is it really almost over? Have my feet finally fallen off? Did I really get that terrible sunburn? Do I have the energy to see a few more bands? (Answers: Yes. No. Sadly yes. Emphatically yes.) More