Donald Glover

Donald Glover

 

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Donald McKinley Glover[1] (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, rapper, DJ, singer, and songwriter. He performs as an artist under the stage name Childish Gambino, and as a disc jockey, he performs under the name mcDJ.

He first came to attention for his work with Derrick Comedy while a student at NYU and, with the help of Tina Fey, was hired at the age of 23 to become a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock.[2] He later portrayed community college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community.[3] He currently stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he also created and occasionally directs.[4] For his work on Atlanta, Glover has won various accolades, including Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series,[5] and Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy.[6]

In film, he has appeared in Magic Mike XXL (2015), The Martian (2015), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) as Aaron Davis, and has been cast as the young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.[7] He will also provide the voice of Simba in a remake of the Disney film The Lion King (2019).

After several self-released albums and mixtapes, Glover signed to Glassnote Records in 2011. He released his first album, Camp, on November 15, 2011 to generally positive reviews. His second studio album, Because the Internet, was released on December 10, 2013. Glover was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2015, Best Rap Album for Because the Internet and Best Rap Performance for his single "3005".[8] Glover's third album, "Awaken, My Love!", was released on December 2, 2016, spawning the hit single "Redbone", which peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100.[9] In 2017, Glover was nominated for five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for "Awaken, My Love!" and Record of the Year for "Redbone".

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Because the Internet
 
Because the Internet is the second studio album by American rapper Donald Glover, under the stage name Childish Gambino.
Magic Mike XXL
 
Magic Mike XXL is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Gregory Jacobs, written by Reid Carolin and starring Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Kevin Nash and Joe Manganiello.
Camp
 
Camp is the debut studio album by American rapper Childish Gambino.
The To Do List
 
The To Do List is a 2013 American romantic comedy film released on July 26, 2013.

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VIDEO: First Look - Donald Glover Stars in Season 2 of Hit FX Series ATLANTA
  –  January 15, 2018
"Earn Marks" (Donald Glover) is a young manager trying to get his cousin's career off the ground. "Alfred Miles" (Brian Tyree Henry) is a new hot rapper trying to understand the line between real life and street life. "Darius" (Lakeith Lee Stanfield ...
Atlanta Season 2 Teaser: Donald Glover’s Life Is On Rotation
  –  January 14, 2018
Atlanta Season 2 drops a new teaser that puts star Donald Glover’s life on heavy rotation ... Princeton drop-out trying to make a career managing his cousin, an aspiring rapper named Paper Boi (Brian Tyree Henry). With Paper Boi’s right-hand man ...
15 things to know about Donald Glover
  –  January 11, 2018
Donald Glover might be an artist, but he's also an academic! The rapper graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in dramatic writing in 2006. Tina Fey hired Donald Glover as a writer for her NBC show "30 Rock" right after ...
Donald Glover’s popular FX series ‘Atlanta’ gets season 2 premiere date
  –  January 9, 2018
Fans of Donald Glover’s popular FX series “Atlanta” can finally ... Alfred Miles played by Brian Tyree Henry, who is an aspiring rapper. The show captures the African American experience in Atlanta. The series quickly grew popular, and in 2017 ...
Donald Glover Says Season 2 of Atlanta Will Be More Like Tiny Toon Adventures
  –  January 8, 2018
The freshman season of Donald Glover’s FX comedy Atlanta was a critical and commercial ... It will follow the efforts of up-and-coming rapper-drug dealer Paper Boi, played by Brian Tyree Henry, to create a second mixtape after the success of the first ...
Watch the trailer for Donald Glover’s Atlanta Season 2
  –  January 8, 2018
The trailer for the new series of Donald Glover’s brilliantly minimalist comedy series Atlanta is finally here. The clip, which was first broadcast during the ad breaks last night’s Golden Globes, is typically low-key, depicting rapper Paper Boi (Bryan ...
Donald Glover Welcomes His Second Child with Girlfriend Michelle
  –  January 8, 2018
Donald Glover is ringing in the new year on a high note ... When Glover was asked how parenthood has changed him, the actor/writer/rapper/singer/father said: “I think my partner, she takes all the hard stuff to be honest. That’s not even bullsh* ...
Donald Glover Is The Coolest Dad
  –  January 8, 2018
Donald Glover's 2018 is already off to an awesome start ... Baby's born, so she's happier now," the rapper confirmed to the ET host. "I want to thank Michelle, my partner, you love me even how crazy I get. I want to thank my baby, my son, for just being ...
Donald Glover Announces Birth Of His Second Child
  –  January 7, 2018
Donald Glover has two mouths to feed now ... When questioned about the long wait between seasons, the rapper/comedian/actor explained that he likes to take his time with his creative endeavors. “I don’t rush my work. I don’t think we’re the ...
Donald Glover welcomes Baby No. 2 with girlfriend
  –  January 7, 2018
2018 is off to a great start for Donald Glover. Donald Glover thinking of collaborating with Chance the Rapper Donald Glover said he thinks it is high time to work with Chance the Rapper and it is something he would take on next. According to a report ...
Donald Glover Reveals He Welcomed Baby No. 2 With Girlfriend Michelle
  –  January 7, 2018
Donald Glover is a father-- again ... Baby's born, so she's happier now," the Emmy-winning rapper/writer/actor shared, afterward confirming he is indeed a father of two. It's no surprise that Glover is keeping a lot on his plate, with his movies, the ...
‘Atlanta’ Season 2: Everything You Need to Know About Donald Glover’s ‘Robbin’ Season’
  –  January 6, 2018
It will continue Earn’s (Donald Glover) efforts to manage his rapper cousin Alfred/Paper Boi (Brian Tyree Henry). No really. The Steven Spielberg’s ‘90s cartoon, which is going to Hulu, was referenced multiple times as an inspiration for how the ...
Donald Glover and girlfriend welcome a second son
  –  January 6, 2018
Jan. 6 (UPI) --Actor-rapper Donald Glover says he and his girlfriend have welcomed their second child. "She's great. She's good. Baby's born, so she's happier now," Glover told Entertainment Tonight about his longtime partner Friday. Glover also confirmed ...
Congrats! Donald Glover Reveals He Has Welcomed Baby No. 2
  –  January 6, 2018
Donald Glover is now a father of two ... The 34-year-old Emmy-winning rapper/writer/actor then confirmed that his lady love had indeed given birth. The exciting news came four months after Donald announced his girlfriend's second pregnancy at the 69th ...
Donald Glover’s Inspiration For Season 2 Of ‘Atlanta’? Try ‘Tiny Toons’ – TCA
  –  January 5, 2018
In Atlanta, Glover plays a college dropout-turned-manager to his cousin, played by Brian Tyree Henry, who is a burgeoning rapper. Season 2 will take ... of the people who live there.” Part of Donald Glover’s recent success by headlining in upcoming ...
Donald Glover Welcomes a Son
  –  January 5, 2018
Donald Glover is a dad again! The Atlanta creator’s girlfriend ... Although the actor, director and rapper is notoriously hush-hush about his private life, he revealed his first’s child’s name at the Governors Ball music festival in June.
Donald Glover & Zazie Beetz Rep 'Atlanta' at Winter TCA Press Tour 2018
  –  January 5, 2018
Donald Glover was all smiles at the 2018 Winter TCA Tour! The 34-year-old actor and rapper (who just welcomed a second baby!) spoke on stage during the FOX/FX portion of the event held at The Langham Huntington on Friday (January 5) in Pasadena ...
Everything we know about Donald Glover’s ‘Atlanta’ season 2
  –  January 5, 2018
Donald Glover shook up television and raked in Golden Globes and ... a disgruntled airport employee who decides to get ahead in life by managing his rapper cousin Alfred ‘Paper Boi’ Miles, played by Brian Tyree Henry. Lakeith Stanfield from Get ...
Donald Glover Welcomes Second Son With Girlfriend Michelle
  –  January 5, 2018
The baby boy is the younger brother to the couple's 1-year-old son, Legend. 2018 is looking good so far for Donald Glover. The rapper, known as his stage name, Childish Gambino, revealed that his girlfriend, Michelle, recently gave birth to their second ...
Chance The Rapper And Donald Glover Collaborated On One Of His SNL Sketches
  –  November 18, 2017
Ahhh, stars: They're just like us, in that their favorite rappers are likely your favorite rappers, the chances of them wanting to hang out with Drake as much as you do are probably pretty good, and we can all count on Donald Glover for a little comedic ...
Chance The Rapper Co-Wrote Three Upcoming ‘SNL’ Sketches, One With Help From Donald Glover
  –  November 17, 2017
Chance The Rapper is hosting this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, and it seems like he’s pretty excited to get as involved as he possibly can. In fact, he went on The Tonight Show last night, and told Jimmy Fallon that he came into the week with five ...
Chance the Rapper Reveals Donald Glover Helped Him With an 'SNL' Sketch Idea
  –  November 17, 2017
Chance the Rapper will grace the Studio 8H stage to make his Saturday Night Live hosting debut this weekend. Naturally, this resulted in Chance dropping in on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show for a televised chat about how much he wishes he could spend more ...

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