Watch The New Childish Gambino Controversial Video ‘This Is America’
Check out the bipolar Video featuring a dancing Childish Gambino smiling and shooting/Executing American standards.
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Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, producer, singer, songwriter, rapper, and DJ. He raps under the stage name Childish Gambino and performs as a DJ 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 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. 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, and Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy.
In film, Glover 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. 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“. 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. 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 one of Time‘s 100 Most Influential People
Glover played Aaron Davis in the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017). Davis is the uncle of the Miles Morales version of Spider-Man, whom Glover had voiced in the Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. The casting was described as “a surprise treat for fans” by the film’s director Jon Watts, aware of his 2010 campaign to play the superhero. In April 2017, Time named Glover to its annual “100 Most Influential People in the World.” Tina Fey wrote the entry on Glover, who she said “embodies his generation’s belief that people can be whatever they want and change what it is they want, at any time.”Glover will play a young version of Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). Calrissian was previously played Billy Dee Williams in two films in the original Star Wars trilogy. Glover will star in the upcoming 2019 remake of the epic musical Disney Animation film The Lion King (1994) as the voice of Simba, a young lion. Glover announced his intention to retire the Childish Gambino pseudonym in June 2017, telling the audience “I’ll see you for the last Gambino album” before walking off stage at the Governors Ball Music Festival. He further explained his decision in an interview, feeling his musical career was no longer “necessary” and added “There’s nothing worse than like a third sequel” and “I like it when something’s good and when it comes back there’s a reason to come back, there’s a reason to do that.” Glover signed with RCA Records in January 2018, which Glover called “a necessary change of pace”. On May 5th, he released a new single titled “This is America” after performing dual hosting and musical duty on Saturday Night Live.