Donald Glover

Donald Glover

 

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Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, rapper, and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ.[1]

He first came to public attention for his work with Derrick Comedy while a student at New York University, and Tina Fey hired him at age 23 as a writer for the NBC sitcom 30 Rock. He later portrayed community college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community. He stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he created and occasionally directs.[2] For his work on Atlanta, Glover won various accolades, including Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series,[3] and Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy.[4] In film, Glover has appeared in Mystery Team (2009), The Lazarus Effect, Magic Mike XXL, The Martian (all 2015), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) as Aaron Davis, and as the young Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018).[5] 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.[6] Glover's third album, "Awaken, My Love!", was released on December 2, 2016, spawning the single "Redbone", which peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100,[7] and eventually earned him a Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance. In 2017, Glover was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.[8] In 2018, Glover released the song and video for "This Is America", which debuted at number-one on the Hot 100, also becoming his first top ten entry and number-one single in the United States.

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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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‘This is Iraq’: Dubai-based rapper covers Childish Gambino to take aim at US invasion
  –  July 19, 2018
When Childish Gambino released his viral video ‘This Is America’, depicting police brutality alongside themes of racism and inequality, Dubai-based rapper I-NZ took it ... Gambino, real name Donald Glover, is yet to comment on the video.
The Career Of Donald Glover: A Timeline From Sketch Comedy To Multitalented Artistic Icon
  –  July 18, 2018
Donald Glover has already had a very interesting career by the age of 34. The highly versatile artist has successfully maintained his high profile position in both film and as a rapper under the name Childish Gambino. In the past we’ve seen rappers ...
Chance The Rapper, Donald Glover, John Legend Nominated For Emmys
  –  July 13, 2018
The 2018 Emmy nominations were announced today. Donald Glover’s Atlanta was nominated for 16 awards overall, including Outstanding Comedy Series. Glover himself was nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series category. Two of the show’s ...
Are Donald Glover And Childish Gambino The Same Person?
  –  July 13, 2018
Many conspiracy theories about the actor and rapper have surfaced, with some individuals believing Glover and Childish Gambino are twins who took on separate identities to troll us. Theory: Childish Gambino and Donald Glover aren't actually the same person ...
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Adds Donald Glover to the Cast
  –  July 11, 2018
Donald Glover made it pretty clear that he would love to play the beloved wall-crawling superhero. Although he didn’t get the part, things have officially gone full circle for the actor/rapper/comedian – he is apparently looking to join the cast of ...
Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino Drops ‘Summer Pack’ [LISTEN]
  –  July 11, 2018
The Atlanta actor and rapper gets his croon on in the breezy “Summertime Magic” and does more harmonizing on the subdued “Feels Like Summer.” Recently, Gambino aka Donald Glover got sued by his old Glassnote label in a dispute over royalties.
Donald Glover Sued by Former Record Label Over Streaming Royalties
  –  July 9, 2018
AceShowbiz - Donald Glover faces a lawsuit from his record label over streaming royalties. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Glassnote Entertainment Group claimed the actor and rapper, also known as Childish Gambino, has raked in more than $ ...
Donald Glover Sued by Record Label over Royalties Revenue
  –  July 7, 2018
Donald Glover will have a trip to court as his record label accuses ... He also made a quick trip through Chicago to perform for students at the request of Chance the Rapper.
Donald Glover Sued by Former Record Label Over Streaming Royalties
  –  July 7, 2018
Donald Glover’s former record label is taking him to court over streaming royalties. According to TMZ, Glassnote Entertainment Group has filed a lawsuit against Childish Gambino, claiming that the “This Is America” rapper has made over $700,000 in ...
Yep, this is America: Donald Glover sued by former record label
  –  July 7, 2018
Grammy-winning artist Donald Glover is being sued by his former record label for ... The label also claims that the “This is America” rapper made a $1.5 million demand to resolve any streaming royalty disputes, TMZ reports. He also said the label ...
Donald Glover Reportedly Sued By Record Label Over Unpaid Royalties
  –  July 7, 2018
Donald Glover’s record label, Glassnote Entertainment Group, is suing him for allegedly cutting them out of streaming profits. According to TMZ, Glassnote claims that the “This Is America” rapper, who performs under the name Childish Gambino ...
'Star Wars' Actor Donald Glover Hit by Lawsuit
  –  July 6, 2018
Solo: A Star Wars Story actor Donald Glover is being sued by his record label ... Glover and his collaborators were accused of plagiarizing New York rapper Jase Harley's 2016 song "American Pharoah" in his No. 1 single "This Is America."

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