Childish Gambino aka “D-Money” decided to drop a new song “Eat Your Vegetables”. Not much is known about his new mixtape or when its coming out. We are still not sure whether it would be called “Mixtape” or “Royalty”. In any case, we can assume this song is going to be in the new mixtape. This song was probably recorded very recently; I’m pretty sure I heard a line about the recent J. Cole/Diggy Simmons beef and there was a shout out to Trayvon Martin.
It’s an understatement to say that 2011 has been an amazing year for Donald Glover. Besides being one of the stars in the critically acclaimed NBC comedy Community, Glover has also had a very successful music career under the moniker Childish Gambino; a name he generated from the online Wu-Tang name generator. Childish Gambino has been releasing a steady stream of free music since 2008, but 2011 will see the release of his first official studio LP -under independent label Glassnote Records- titled Camp. Where as his previous releases consisted of him rapping over various indie rock instrumentals (I am Just a Rapper 1 & 2), or a directionless collection of good songs (Culdesac), Camp is a coherent album, built from the ground up (with sole production by Glover himself, and friend/composer Ludwig Goransson) with the intent of telling a story. The use of violins, a choir and a stadium sized “arena rock” sound, coupled with Gambino’s sincere lyrics sets the stage for an engaging album.
Hot on the heels of his signing to Glassnote Records, Childish Gambino releases his first single, a song drenched in Gambino’s trade mark bravado, quick wit and explosive punch lines. Throw in a stadium sized beat and you’ve got yourself a “Bonfire” Continue Reading →