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Donald Glover Hints At New Childish Gambino Music
Fans of Childish Gambino have had reason for concern lately, since a remark from onstage in June raised fears the music was going to stop. As a GRAMMY-nominated persona of Donald Glover, time is precious when you have to compete with The Lion King, Star Wars and your TV work.
Speaking of which, his hit comedy series "Atlanta" garnered Glover three Emmy nominations, as lead actor, writer and director. So what about finding time to record new music?
According to the man himself, the challenge is keeping a "punk" freshness in his work. "As much as 'Redbone' is a punk song because it's a gospel song that's on the radio, I'm like there's only so far you can go before you just are the radio," he told BBC Radio 1, assuring listeners that Gambino has yet to be retired. "You still have a lot more time of calling me [Childish Gambino] if you want."
Of course, keeping it fresh is what has Glover surging worldwide, and he gave the creative atmosphere of London credit for spurring new ideas.
"I've been working on that here," he said. "You guys have been very instrumental in my music. London has been very inspirational."