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Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Wins Best Video at 2019 Grammys


Childish Gambino’s symbolic music video won the Grammy for Best Video at Sunday night’s award ceremony. Gambino wasn’t present to accept his award. Filmmaker Hiro Murai accepted the award on his behalf and thanked everyone involved in the production. He also dedicated the award to Gambino’s father who passed away last year. Childish Gambino shared the […]

Rapper I-NZ Releases ‘This Is Iraq’ Parody Aimed at Foreign Policy

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When Childish Gambino released “This Is America,” Both the song and accompanying video immediately grabbed your attention. Provoking deep thought about our society and what is acceptable. Rapper I-NZ of Dubai is harnessing the political scrutiny of Gambino’s hit single to call attention to how America’s foreign policy has impacted the Iraqi people since the […]

Childish Gambino Injured During Dallas ‘This is America’ Tour Stop

Childish Gambino Injured During Dallas 'This is America' Tour Stop

Childish Gambino’s Dallas show for his This Is America tour was cut a bit short on Sunday after the star suffered an injury. TMZ reports with about 30 minutes remaining in his set, Gambino exited the stage without explanation but did say “I love you, Texas. I’ll see you soon.” Attendees at the concert have […]

Offset’s Attorney Says Rapper Was Targeted Because he’s Black and Successful

Offsets Attorney Says Rapper Was Targeted Because hes Black and Successful

Offset’s lawyer say Georgia law enforcements racially targeted his client. One day after the Migos rapper was arrested outside Atlanta, his lawyer, Drew Findling, openly expressed that he’s skeptical about the legitimacy of the entire ordeal. The legal advisor, who also represents the likes of Gucci Mane, Katt Williams, and Trippie Redd—said he’s persuaded police […]

Glassnote Records Files Complaint Against Childish Gambino for $700K in Royalties

Childish Gambino Injured During Dallas 'This is America' Tour Stop

Glassnote Records filed a complaint about a week ago (June 6) U.S. District Court looking to determine an agreement dispute with Donald Glover, who records under the name Childish Gambino, over $700,000 in advanced execution sovereignties from non-intuitive spilling administrations, as per court archives reported by Billboard. The royalties stem from digital radio services like […]

Chance The Rapper Surprises High School With Childish Gambino Performance

Chance The Rapper Surprises High School With Childish Gambino Performance

Chance The Rapper and Childish Gambino have been collaborating since they first teamed up for “The Worst Guys” in 2013. So it wasn’t much of a surprise when Gambino was on deck for Chano’s Open Mike event for high school students in Chicago. Hosted by Chance himself and Malcolm London at the Harold Washington Library Center, the […]

Racist Snapchat Messages Following Fatal Hit-and-Run Sparks Outrage

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Sherell “Rell” Lewis was being a good Samaritan on Tuesday when he pulled his car over to clear wood from the middle of the highway in Leesville, Louisiana. But unfortunately, his life was cut short when he was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet pickup driven by 18-year-old Matthew Martin. Lewis was pronounced dead at the Byrd Regional Hospital. […]

Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’ Goes Platinum

Childish Gambino's "This is America" Goes Platinum

Childish Gambino’s latest hit single, “This is America” is officially certified platinum. The politically charged record debuted on Saturday Night Live on May 7th, during Donald Glover’s hosting gig and performance. The track dethroned Drake’s “Nice For What” and sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks. The song has held the No. 1 position on […]

‘This Is America’ Mash Ups: Is the Internet Taking it Too Far?

"This Is America" MashUps: Is the Internet Taking it Too Far?

Atlanta creator, Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino has the internet going crazy with his new visually stimulating visual, “This is America.” Since last week, Glover and collaborator Hiro Murai, captivated the internet with their creativity. I’m sure you’ve seen the countless memes and threads on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram trying to decode the video like […]

Childish Gambino Scores First Number 1 Single

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If the “Awaken, My Love!” album is really going to be his last, Childish Gambino is truly making it his best. “This Is America” has officially reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, giving Gambino his first career number one single. The thought-provoking visual for the song wasn’t a bad push either, helping the song  set a […]

Childish Gambino Refuses to Explain “This is America” Music Video

Childish Gambino Refuses to Explain "This is America" Music Video

Childish Gambino is the true definition of Black Excellence. He has a successful comedy series and knows how to make lit music at the same time. He debuted his politically-charged single “This is America” on Saturday Night Live, and it already has over 70 million views on YouTube. Music lovers have been dissecting the symbolism packed […]

Childish Gambino Wants People to Play “This is America” on Fourth of July

Childish Gambino Wants People to Play "This is America" on Fourth of July

Childish Gambino’s Young Thug-assisted track, “This is America,” has definitely sparked fascinating commentary about the layers of symbolism packed in the four-minute long video. E! stopped him at the Met Gala red carpet asking what’d he hope his new record and visuals would accomplish: “I just wanted to make, you know, a good song and something […]

Childish Gambino: Stepping Up Where Kanye Left Off?

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Donald Glover and his musical alter ego Childish Gambino owned Saturday Night Live a few days ago (May 5), officially setting himself up as the new rebel voice in Hip-Hop. For most of us still left scratching our heads at Kanye West’s antics over the last couple of weeks, it’s hard to believe that he’s the […]

Kanye West’s Tweets Are Deadly in ‘SNL’ ‘A Quiet Place’ Parody

Kanye West's Tweets Are Deadly in 'SNL' 'A Quiet Place' Parody

Donald Glover hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, alongside musical guest Childish Gambino, and you know he had to sprinkle some Kanye West shenanigans in his skits. In a parody of the 2018 thriller, A Quiet Place, A Kanye Place, Glover, Kenan Thompson, Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, and Cecily Strong try to silently make it across a cornfield while […]