Childish Gambino Details
Donald Glover, known by the world as Childish Gambino, was born at Edwards Air Force Base in California in 1983. Raised in Georgia, Glover went on to graduate from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Dramatic Writing. Now, he is not only a Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, and rapper, but also a talented actor, writer, director, comedian, and producer.
His career started when he was hired at the age of 23 to become a writer for the NBC sitcom, 30 Rock. He went on to star in a variety of TV shows and films, including Community, Magic Mike XXL and Spider-Man: Homecoming. While he experimented with mixtapes and releasing his own music, it wasn't until 2011 that Glover's music career really took shape. That was the year he signed to Glassnote Records and released his first studio album, "Camp".
Childish Gambino's 2013 sophomore album, Because The Internet, peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart. This album has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipping over 500,000 copies. Three years later, he released the album, "Awaken, My Love!" in January 2018, Glover signed with RCA Records for a change of pace.
Over the course of his successful career, so far, Childish Gambino has won one of seven Grammy Award nominations. In 2018, he won the Grammy Award with his hit song "Redbone" for Best Traditional R&B Performance.
Childish Gambino Setlist
Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino is known for producing hit after hit. He has collaborated with the likes of Leona Lewis, Ariana Grande, and DJ Flux Pavilion. Here are some of his most popular songs throughout the years:
- Me and Your Mama
- So into You
- Freaks and Geeks
Some of Childish Gambino's songs have been based on tunes of the late-'60s and early-'70s psychedelic funk and soul music. In fact, one of his musical idols is Funkadelic. His songs cover a range of topics, from race to identity, and his lyrics reveal struggles he's endured over the course of his life.
Childish Gambino Tour Dates
Childish Gambino is going on tour! See below for the first ten stops on the tour. For a complete list of remaining tour dates and locations, see the listings above.
|09/06/2018||Duluth, GA||Infinite Energy Arena|
|9/8/2018||Chicago, IL||United Center|
|9/10/2018||Toronto, Canada||Air Canada Centre|
|9/12/2018||Boston, MA||TD Garden|
|9/14/2018||New York, NY||Madison Square Garden|
|9/15/2018||New York, NY||Madison Square Garden|
|9/18/2018||Philadelphia, PA||Wells Fargo Center|
|9/19/2018||Washington, DC||Capital One Arena|
|9/22/2018||Houston, TX||Toyota Center|
|9/23/2018||Dallas, TX||American Airlines Center|