Donald Glover raps as Childish Gambino and released the album entitled "Sick Boi" on June 5, 2008, in which he thanks himself. On September 17, 2009, 'Childish Gambino' released the album Poindexter. That was released the day after my sixth birthday. A pair of mixtapes entitled I Am Just A Rapper, and I Am Just A Rapper 2 were released in close succession in early 2010. His latest and third album, Culdesac, was set to be released on July 2, 2010, but a couple of last minute additions caused the album to be delayed for a day. The album was made available on July 3. Glover has stated in interviews that on "Sick Boi" and "Poindexter" he felt he had to hide behind gimmicks, such as pink hoodies. But with his subsequent projects, he has touched on more personal subject matter, including family, schoolyard bullying, troubled romantic relationships,suicidal thoughts and alcoholism. Then he signed to a label and released Camp on November 15, 2011. Later on he made another mixtape and in 2013 he wrote a screenplay and then released an album for it called because the internet. In 2014 he released stn mtn/kauai.
Discography[edit | edit source]
- Apple Sauce
- Utterances of the Heart
- A Charlie Brown Christmas EP
- New Year’s Eve Mix
- Love Letter in an Unbreakable Bottle
- "mc DJ Presents: Fuck Yaselves!"
- "The Works"
- "mc DJ is a very funny DJ"
- EP (Dopeness) (2011)
- Freaks and Geeks (2011)-Part of EP
- Be Alone (2010)-Part of EP
- I Am Just a Rapper 2 (2010)
- I Am Just a Rapper (2010)
- Poindexter (2009)
- Sick Boi (2008)
- "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah",30 Rock Official Soundtrack (released 2010)
Studio Albums[edit | edit source]
Camp[edit | edit source]
Camp is the first studio album by Childish Gambino. The cover art is of a forest in mid-day. The album's lead single was the song Bonfire, and it debuted on September 17, 2012 on Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 radio show.
Childish Gambino first performed Camp in its entirety at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY, on October 31, 2011. The album became available for pre-order the very next day on iTunes. It was officially released on November 15, 2011.
Camp has done well critically, with a four out of five microphone rating from Source magazine.