STAR: Donald McKinley Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is an American actor, writer, comedian, DJ and musician.
STAR: Donald McKinley Glover, aka Childish Gambino, is an American actor, writer, comedian, DJ and musician.

New album will awaken Childish Gambino's love at Falls

FALLS Festival Byron Bay are up for a special treat by American artist Childish Gambino, who just released his latest album, Awaken, My Love!

Redbone is the second song to be revealed from his new album, released last Sunday, via Liberator Music / Glassnote Records.

Last we, the musician prompted fans to listen and share the song, which is now available online.

As Childish Gambino once again sheds his skin, Awaken, My Love! is a sonic evolution.

It has been described as 'R&B meets Pink Floyd' by US music journalists, while many have picked on the amalgam of rock, funk, and soul influences in the record.

This album is a groundbreaking next step following the genre blending STN MTN / Kauai mixtape and the twice-Grammy nominated rap album, Because The Internet.

Donald McKinley Glover is an American actor, writer, comedian and musician.

As a recording artist, he usually performs 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 and, with the help of Tina Fey, was hired at the age of 23 to become a writer for the NBC comedy series 30 Rock.

He later played college student Troy Barnes on the NBC sitcom Community.

He currently stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he also created, and was recently cast as the young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming standalone Han Solo Star Wars movie.

After several self-released albums and mixtapes, Glover signed to Glassnote Records in 2011.

He released his first album, Camp, in 2011 to generally positive reviews.

His second studio album, Because the Internet, was released on December, 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.


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