Childish Gambino Hid The Vocal Version Of 3005 & Now It’s Found (Audio)

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When Childish Gambino titled his latest album because the internet., it presumably was topical, tongue-in-cheek self-deprecation, and just a memorable name. However, Donald Glover truly has fun with the medium—and we’re past talking about the Wu Name Generator that made him the name Heads all now know.

“3005” is indeed a track on C.G’s recently-released Kauai EP, but it’s an instrumental (as “Beach Picnic Version”). According to 2DopeBoyz, Gambino’s Reddit page users had long touted another version, with vocals, to be in existence. After a virtual online scavenger hunt, Heads found the alternate version, and it’s a cool, enhanced view of togetherness and commitment in the far away future:

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