Childish Gambino is an artist that has everybody talking about him because of his song «This is America».
The artist released a song that speaks about what is happening right now in the U.S.A when it comes to gun violence and shootings in schools (that’s what most people think). His video clip also shows him dancing among students and using guns.
These are some facts you should know about him!
- His real name is Donald McKinley Glover.
- He prefers to use his real name when it comes to his acting career.
- The name Childish Gambino was based on a Wu Tang Clan name generator he found on the internet.
- He was born on 25 September 1983.
- He is a Libra.
- He is 5 feet 10 inches tall (1,78 ).
- He has two children but he tries to keep his personal life really private.
- The US comedy-drama series «Atlanta» was created Childish Gambino and also starred in it.
- For the series he transformed himself into an eccentric white man called Teddy Perkins.
- He plays Lando Calrissian in Star Wars movie ‘Han Solo’.
- He released his first mixtape titled Sick Boi in 2008.
- His debut album «Camp» dropped in 2011.
- His second album «Because The Internet » features collaborations with Chance The Rapper, Jhene Aiko and Azealia Banks.
- He graduated from New York University in 2006.
- Tina Fey hired him to be a writer for NBC comedy series 30 Rock.
- People think he the son of actor Danny Glover but he is not.
- He played in the movies Magic Mike XXL as Andre! Do you remember that?
- In an interview he said that he lost his virginity junior year of college. He was 21 years old.
- He was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness.
- Hollywood thinks of him as a triple threat! He acts, he sings and he dances.
- He has won a Golden Globe at the 2017 ceremony for his show Atlanta .