While many folks are simply in awe of those who are geniuses in one area of expertise - the Hendrixes, the Mozarts... but I've always been more drawn to the Renaissance men, and Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino, would easily fall under that category (Standup comedian! Sitcom star on Community! Mastermind of one of the more innovative shows on television, Atlanta! Playing a young Lando! Combining ancient Egypt with VR and computer coding!). He's had an intriguing rap career also, but some have just considered the Gambino side as a side project/hobby or perhaps even an extension of his comedic talents. The name and how it came to be even lends itself to that notion.
Childish Gambino was the name given to him when he used an online Wu Tang Clan name generator.
He's had an eccentric genius style to his music and videos over the course of his first few albums...
...but that has all changed with his latest, which he tapped into a completely unexpected and mind-blowing vein of low-down 70's-style soul/R&B. Childish Gambino is now a Mannish Gambino.
In fact, I've become so inspired, I'm beginning a Childish cover band by the name of Scratchin' Dreamer. My name origin? Take a wild guess...
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