Donald Glover IS Childish Gambino. Yes they are the same person! With his latest single “Red Bone” blazing the charts and on Magic, the screenwriter/actor/ producer/ emcee and singer is a jack of many trades.
Donald McKinley Glover was born at the Edwards Air Force Base, California, and was raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly (Smith), ran a daycare center, and his father, Donald Glover, was a postal worker. He is not, despite rumors, related to actor Danny Glover. Donald graduated from New York University with a degree in Dramatic Writing in 2006.
Glover worked as a writer for the NBC comedy 30 Rock (2006), for which he also received a Writers Guild of America Award nomination in 2009. He is best known for his role as Troy on the comedy series Community (2009) in which he plays an athlete in a rather odd study group, opposite Chevy Chase and Joel McHale.
Glover auditioned to play President Obama on Saturday Night Live in 2008, though he didn’t get the role. His stand-up special aired on Comedy Central in March 2010.He currently stars in the FX series Atlanta, which he also created. He will appear in Spider-Man: Homecoming, and has been cast as the young Lando Calrissian in the upcoming, untitled standalone Han Solo Star Wars movie. He will also provide the voice of Simba in a remake of the Disney film The Lion King. 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. Here is his hit 2013 “3005” music video. WARNING EXPLICIT LYRICS ON THE VIDEO BELOW !