Donald Glover

Donald Glover

 

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Donald McKinley Glover Jr.[1][2] (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, as well as a singer, songwriter, and rapper 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 New York University (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. 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.[3] 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,[4] and Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy.[5]

In film, he has appeared in Mystery Team (2009) 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.[6] 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".[7] 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.[8] In 2018, Glover was nominated for five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for "Awaken, My Love!" and Record of the Year for "Redbone", eventually winning the award for Best Traditional R&B Performance.

In 2017, Glover was named among Time Magazine's "The World's 100 Most Influential People."[9]

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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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Chance The Rapper Says He’s Got New Music With Childish Gambino, Young Thug And More
  –  April 10, 2018
Chance The Rapper has revealed that he’s got a number of big collaborations ... so we’ve been talking about dropping something together. Same with Donald Glover, Childish Gambino… I got a lot of people, I’ve just been making songs.”
Chance The Rapper working on new music with Young Thug, Childish Gambino
  –  April 10, 2018
Same with Donald Glover, Childish Gambino ... FYI, last week, Chance The Rapper dropped a verse on 'LOGOUT' by his pal Saba (who featured on Coloring Book cut 'Angels'). Listen below: And tells us about the time he had a run-in with police for playing ...
Chance the Rapper Says He Has Songs with Young Thug and Donald Glover in the Works
  –  April 9, 2018
"I never really have, like, a big, drawn-out plan for how shit was gonna go," Chance said over FaceTime on Beats 1. "I'm more in, like, a collaborative frame of mind. So I've been talking to this artist Francis and the Lights, we've been working on something.
Chance The Rapper Teases New Music With Young Thug & Childish Gambino
  –  April 9, 2018
The rapper recently chopped it up with Ebro ... So we've been talking about dropping something together. Same thing with Donald Glover, Childish Gambino." He said, "I just been making songs, that's my shit right now." Hopefully this surfaces soon.
Chance the Rapper Teases Childish Gambino, Young Thug Collabs
  –  April 9, 2018
Chance the Rapper teased Monday that he has new music in the vault ... We got so many songs, so we've been talking about dropping something together. Same thing with Donald, Donald Glover, Childish Gambino. Got a lot of people. I've just been making ...
Chance the Rapper Talks Donald Glover & Young Thug Collaborations
  –  April 9, 2018
Chance the Rapper has “No Problem” collaborating. While shooting the video for his G Herbo and Lil Uzi Vert collaboration “Everything (Remix),” Lil Chano opened up about other tracks and projects on the horizon. Speaking with Beats 1, Chance the ...
Chance The Rapper says he has music with Young Thug and Childish Gambino on the way
  –  April 9, 2018
Chance The Rapper and G Herbo join Ebro on Beats 1 via Facetime today ... so we've been talking about dropping something together. Same with Donald Glover, Childish Gambino... I got a lot of people, I've just been making songs." As for the content ...
Review: ‘Atlanta’ is everything Donald Glover’s art should be
  –  April 2, 2018
Earn Marks (Donald Glover), a Princeton drop-out turned manager of his rapping ... Clark County (RJ Walker), an archetypal industry plant of a rapper, goes into the booth to record a verse after turning down both weed and Hennessy from Alfred and Darius.
Donald Glover’s Deadpool Script Takes Down Racism, Police Violence, Gossip & More
  –  March 31, 2018
Donald Glover has now responded in a big way ... (clarifying) I’m an amazing rapper. Zachariah and Esiankiki are still confused. Deadpool (cont’d): Wow. Nothing’s landing. Our cultures are very different. We have so much to teach each other.
Donald Glover Tweets and Deletes Mock Script of DeadPool Animated Series
  –  March 29, 2018
Donald Glover tweeted out the script to his now cancelled Marvel ... Rumors proceeded as to why the show was cancelled and the consensus was that the Grammy nominated rapper and Emmy/ Golden Globe award winning producer/actor was too busy to finish ...
An Annotated Version of Donald Glover’s ‘Deadpool’ Script
  –  March 29, 2018
That was what Donald Glover tweeted early Wednesday morning ... “YBN Nahmir”: An Alabama rapper who most white people — and likely all TV executives and prestige journalists — don’t know about. 13. “clout”: A modicum of fame ...
Deadpool script from Donald Glover skewers politics and pop culture
  –  March 29, 2018
The actor, writer and rapper showed the script in a series of tweets ... but no one wants to do anything different to get it. Donald Glover also references police shootings, as well as the suggestion that teachers should be armed after recent school ...
Donald Glover Leaks Mock ‘Deadpool’ Script
  –  March 28, 2018
Shortly after parting ways with the animated “Deadpool” series, Donald Glover posted a mock script for the canceled show. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday (March 28), the actor-writer-rapper revealed page after page of snarky commentary. “For the ...
How Donald Glover’s surrealism makes ‘Atlanta’ a work of art
  –  March 26, 2018
And it’s precisely that sort of unpredictability which has seen Donald Glover’s critically-acclaimed dramedy rise ... NBA player Marcus Miles – who irks Earn’s cousin and local rapper Paper Boi (Brian Tyree Henry) throughout – the ‘car ...

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