"I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they're looking up to me."

  • Born Donald McKinley Glover on Sept. 25, 1983, in Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • Childish Gambino's (real name Donald Glover) 2013 sophomore album, 2013's Because The Internet, peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
  • Did you know? He recorded Because The Internet at a mansion he rented from basketball star Chris Bosh in Los Angeles, which Childish Gambino dubbed "The Temple."
  • Childish Gambino appeared at the GRAMMY Museum's Spotlight series in 2014, performing the GRAMMY-nominated "3005."
  • He is an active supporter of Community Connections, an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children in foster and adoptive placements by providing treatment services through family-centered practice.

 

Childish Gambino

"I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they're looking up to me."

  • Born Donald McKinley Glover on Sept. 25, 1983, in Edwards Air Force Base, California
  • Childish Gambino's (real name Donald Glover) 2013 sophomore album, 2013's Because The Internet, peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top Rap Albums chart.
  • Did you know? He recorded Because The Internet at a mansion he rented from basketball star Chris Bosh in Los Angeles, which Childish Gambino dubbed "The Temple."
  • Childish Gambino appeared at the GRAMMY Museum's Spotlight series in 2014, performing the GRAMMY-nominated "3005."
  • He is an active supporter of Community Connections, an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children in foster and adoptive placements by providing treatment services through family-centered practice.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Childish Gambino

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Nominations
Record Of The Year
Redbone
Album Of The Year
"Awaken, My Love!"
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Redbone
Best R&B Song
Redbone
Best Urban Contemporary Album
"Awaken, My Love!"
 
Nominations
Best Rap Performance
3005
Best Rap Album
Because The Internet