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Reason’s Video Shows The Regrets That Come With Infidelity

Carson, California MC Reason has had quite the big year, not just for a rapper, but for any artist at this stage of his career. After signing to Top Dawg Entertainment early last August with the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock at the helm of CEO "Top Dawg"... Read more

Donald Glover’s New Video Shows Hip-Hop America & How Great It Could Be

Just under four months ago, Donald Glover released one of the most unforgettable music videos of 2018. "This Is America" is artful, symbolic, and it is certainly jarring. The visual was a return to Rap for the versatile, genre-defying also artist also known as Childish Gambino. Since then, Glover released... Read more

Donald Glover’s Atlanta Has Been Nominated For 16 Emmy Awards

Just two months after the final episode of Season 2 aired, the award season heats up for Donald Glover's Atlanta. The FX series created by and starring the actor and musician known by stage-name Childish Gambino has received 16 Emmy Award nominations. For Glover, four of those inclusions relate to... Read more

Childish Gambino Releases 2 New Songs That Feel As Good As The Summer Sun (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So…let AFH fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive and well and, in many ways, is better than it’s ever been. Not only are we able to go back... Read more

Donald Glover Explains How To Stay Woke At Work About Sexual Harassment (Video)

Actress Rashida Jones may walk with the Hollywood crowd by day, but her soul is deeply connected to music and empowering others. Her latest endeavor doesn’t really toe either line, however. Working with an organization that is finally addressing sexual assault and harassment, called Time’s Up, Jones directed a clever... Read more

Lil Dicky Is Joining Forces With Kevin Hart In A New Comedy Series Based On His Life

One of rapper Lil Dicky's trademarks is his fantastic music videos. Even as an independent artist, the Greater Philadelphia MC uses elaborate concept, self-deprecation, and some applicable life wisdom to complement his fast rapping and witty wordplay. If "Freaky Friday" or "Save Dat Money" didn't give fans enough insight into... Read more

SZA & Donald Glover Heat Up The Screen In Their Secret Garden (Video)

Donald Glover is riding a massive wave. Fresh off his SNL appearance and momentous "This Is America" video release this month, the Atlanta co-creator is only mashing the gas pedal even more. Now, he's maneuvering to the more sensual side of things, joining SZA as a character for her new video,... Read more

A New Video Shows The Insane Amount Of Work That Went Into Making SNL’s “A Kanye Place”

It's been a massive week for Donald Glover and his music alias, Childish Gambino. After a top-notch appearance as both host and musical guest for SNL over the weekend (May 5), Glover also released a single coupled with an incredibly powerful, intricately layered, and culturally significant music video for, "This Is... Read more

Donald Glover’s SNL Skit Shows What A Horror Show Kanye West Has Become (Video)

Since Kanye West returned to social media in recent weeks, it has become a 24-7 news cycle for those deeming it worthy of their attention. After a lengthy hiatus from interacting with the public, West returned to Twitter with philosophical quotes by mid-April. Gearing up for a long-awaited album, Heads... Read more

Donald Glover Releases A Powerful Video About America & It’s Nothing Beautiful

The same weekend he hosted and was the musical guest for SNL, Donald Glover made a critical addition to his music catalog. Following up critically-acclaimed 2016 album "Awaken, My Love," Childish Gambino's first solo music since then arrives in the form of a powerful and deeply symbolic visual. "This Is... Read more

Watch The Cast Of Atlanta Pay Tribute To TLC’s “Creep” Music Video

In the latest episode of Atlanta, "Earn" (Donald Glover), "Paper Boi" (Brian Tyree Henry), and "Darius" (Lakeith Stanfield) sported silk, two-piece pajama sets throughout the show. While it did not make the final cut of the Hiro Murai-directed Season 2 episode titled "North Of The Border," the cast provided a... Read more

Donald Glover Reveals How He’s Hacked The Real Life Matrix

Donald Glover is at the top of his game. The 34-year-old acts, produces, raps, sings, directs, does stand-up, plays instruments, and sometimes DJs. All of those gifts appear to be converging at a career pinnacle for the artist also known to his fans as "Childish Gambino." In the last year,... Read more

Donald Glover’s “Atlanta” Returns In March. Here Is The Latest Trailer (Video)

UPDATE #2: A second trailer to Atlanta Season 2 (aka "Robbin Season") has been released to the public by FX. This one stars Donald Glover. The 30-second music-bedded video shows "Earnest 'Earn' Marks" falling into several different environments, alluding to the season ahead: heavy rotation pic.twitter.com/Rcl9xadwjl — AtlantaFX (@AtlantaFX) January... Read more

Why Kendrick Lamar & JAY-Z May Destroy Each Others Chances At Winning Album Of The Year

With the 60th Grammy Award nominations being announced this week, and just a little under two months away from crowning the respective victors, the collective post-nomination conversation from those within the music industry and fans alike, has been incredibly rich in both impression and speculation. For the very first time... Read more

The Roots Want To Score The Star-Studded New Lion King Remake

UPDATE: Following this month's news of a 2019 Lion King remake by Disney, Questlove says The Roots crew want to be down. With an exciting cast in place (as reported below), Quest believes his band makes perfect sense to score the film. On social media, the Grammy Award-winning drummer, composer, producer, DJ, and... Read more

Mathematics Explains How Dr. Dre’s 2001 Influenced His Production On The New Wu Album (Video)

Hip-Hop news and culture move fast, and it’s easy to miss significant developments. Every week, Ambrosia For Heads takes a look back at the Last 7 days. This video series, hosted by Justin “The Company Man” Hunte examines the current issues with a colorful rundown of the what, where, and why. While the Last... Read more

Donald Glover Becomes The First Black Director To Win An Emmy For Directing Comedy Series (Video)

At last night's Emmy Awards, Donald Glover made history and made a point. Known to the musical world as Childish Gambino, the actor, writer, director, and comedian won two trophies for his show Atlanta. Glover won for his directing in a comedy series (the first Black director to do so),... Read more

Dave Chappelle’s 2017 “Block Party” Is Indoors & It’s Going To Be Mos Def

With 2005's Block Party, Dave Chappelle released one of music's most beloved concert films, a mishmash of comedy, Hip-Hop, and live performance. With Erykah Badu, Mos Def, The Roots, and many more in tow, Chappelle's documentary showcased the talents of some of Rap and Neo-Soul's luminaries at a Brooklyn, New York... Read more

CeeLo Borrows Childish Gambino’s Muse For His Own Funky Fling (Audio)

Childish Gambino's "Redbone" was one of the biggest, most welcome surprises of 2016. Long before the song opened Get Out, it first signaled Donald Glover's deep dive into Funk music, emerging with a sound rich with inspiration, yet all his own. "Awaken My Love!" is a beautiful collection of modern... Read more

Childish Gambino Is Not Fakin’ The Funk. He Makes It Virtual Reality (Video)

Easily one of 2016's most influential artists, Donald Glover has proven time and again that he can conquer the worlds of television and music simultaneously. He did it with 30 Rock, Community, and Atlanta while juggling a career as Childish Gambino, his rapping alter ego. But with Awaken, My Love!,... Read more

A Tribe Called Quest & Many More Gave Hip-Hop Much To Be Thankful For In November (Audio)

November 2016 was one of the most tumultuous months in a generation. Regardless of one's political affiliation the world seemingly changed over one long night on November 8 for hundreds of millions of Americans. When not fixated on the news, many turned to music for relief from the onslaught or,... Read more

Donald Glover Is Making Full Fledged Funk. And There’s Nothing Childish About It (Audio)

Last Thursday (November 10), Childish Gambino unveiled the first look from upcoming album, ...Awaken, My Love (December 2). "Me and Your Mama" set aside the raps for a record that had more in common with Parliament or Lenny Kravitz than any Rap contemporary. Singing, screaming, and embedding himself in a... Read more

LaKeith Stanfield Shows There’s More Than 1 Talented Rapper In “Atlanta” (Video)

In 2016, Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) showed greater dimension in his repertoire with the launch of Atlanta. Before the show's first season reached its midpoint, the network ordered two more seasons of the series. Accolades and ratings are spilling in, and Glover may have far surpassed his musical profile,... Read more

Childish Gambino Funks Up Expectations Going Into His New Album (Audio)

Childish Gambino (a/k/a Donald Glover) is a hard artist to pin down or put into any box. He acts, he does stand-up, he DJs, he writes and produces acclaimed shows—most recently evident in Atlanta. However, the breakthrough of Gambino, for many, came by way of music. Thanks to the aforementioned... Read more

Childish Gambino Is Now The Man & He’s Calling The Shots For His Own Show (Video)

In a year when diversity in Hollywood has been a major point of discussion, creators like Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Nate Parker, Viola Davis, and others have helped present projects which incorporate the nuanced and varied experiences of Black Americans in mainstream popular culture. Donald Glover (also known as rapper... Read more

These Videos Made Us Feel Like We Could Fly In 2015 (Video)

2015 might very well be remembered as the year the video took over the song in Hip-Hop. While audio platforms like SoundCloud, Spotify and Apple Music are growing in strength, high profile mixtapes decreased in number, and an increasing amount of releases were presented as videos even before the audio-only... Read more

Here Are Ambrosia For Heads’ Picks For The Best Music Videos Of 2015

2015 might very well be remembered as the year the video took over the song in Hip-Hop. While audio platforms like SoundCloud, Spotify and Apple Music are growing in strength, high profile mixtapes decreased in number, and an increasing amount of releases were presented as videos even before the audio-only... Read more

Donald Glover Plans To Lay “Childish Gambino” To Rest? (Video)

Comedian, writer and actor Donald Glover may have allegedly taken "Childish Gambino" out of the Wu-Tang Name Generator back in the mid-2000s. However, there was nothing funny or silly about what followed. Between 2008 and 2014, seven mixtapes, two EPs, and an onslaught of guest appearances followed. In two studio... Read more

Drake, Wiz Khalifa & Childish Gambino Can Make Fun Of Themselves, Or Read Along As You Make Fun Of Them (Video)

Many of today's elite Rap superstars may seem immune to the rough, rugged, and raw criticism they receive on social media. Short of Wale and Lupe Fiasco, not many of the chart-topping artists will entertain the trolls. As guests on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," the stars are asked to confront some... Read more

Childish Gambino Tears Up The Stage On Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

Last night (January 13) Childish Gambino gave a truly amazing performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." He performed his song "Sober" off his new double EP, STN MTN / Kauai with flawless vocals and energetic dance moves. The song sounds more peppy when performed with the live band. Gambino also later... Read more

Picking Up Girls Gets Trippy In Childish Gambino’s Sober (Video)

For Hip-Hop artists of the moment, is anybody making as alluring videos as Childish Gambino? Donald Glover's career in film, television, and the performing arts comes to life in so many visual companions to his acclaimed songs. "Sober," from the STN MTN / Kauai project is no expection. Set in... Read more

Here Are the Best Freestyles of 2014. Nothing. But. BARS (Video)

Contrary to popular belief, a freestyle does not have to be an "off the top" verse, at least according to Big Daddy Kane and Kool Moe Dee, if you take them as credible sources. Says Kool Moe Dee in his book, There's a God on the Mic: "There are two... Read more

Lecrae & Childish Gambino Join Drake, Eminem & Kendrick Lamar In 2015 Grammy Nominations

The flagship 57th annual Grammy Award nominations have been announced, in part, as they are being rolled out gradually this year. After 2014's controversial "Best Rap Performance" win by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, two more independent artists have been nominated for 2014. Reach Records star Lecrae has been nominated for... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Childish Gambino vs. Kendrick Lamar…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Things Go Horribly Wrong in Childish Gambino’s Video for Telegraph Ave (Oakland) (Video)

Childish Gambino and Jhene Aiko are co-stars once again in the video for "Telegraph Ave ("Oakland" by Lloyd)." What starts off as a romantic trip ends up as a horror story...literally. This one has one of the most unexpected endings in a video so far this year. Check it out.... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop to Drop in September 2014 (Audio)

As we ease into October, here's a look back at some of the amazing music that came out in September 2014. You'll hear songs from DJ Quik, Nas, The Lox, Schoolboy Q, Common, Jay Electronica, MC Lyte, Childish Gambino, Raekwon, Logic, Rapsody, Yelawolf, Diamond D, Elzhi, Talib Kweli, Nature, Rick... Read more

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

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... Read more

Childish Gambino Releases the Stream to His New STN MTN Mixtape (Audio)

Never one to be confined by conventions, Childish Gambino releases the stream to his latest project. "STN MTN/KAUAI" is one-part free DJ Drama-hosted mixtape and one-part digital retail EP. Here's how Gambino explains it: "It’s a Gangsta Grillz mixtape that goes into an EP. The Gangsta Grillz mixtape is a... Read more

Childish Gambino Rips Another Verse on Free at Last (Video)

Childish Gambino is quickly becoming a feature favorite. Mr. Glover consistently delivered high-quality verses that are energetic and highly original. When you combine that with producer S-X's cinematic production...you have a winner. Check out "Free at Last." Related: Childish Gambino Sings a Sober Love Song (Audio)... Read more

Childish Gambino Sings a Sober Love Song (Audio)

The multi-talented rapper, actor and singer, Childish Gambino, is readying a new mixtape. STN MTN/Kauai will be presented by DJ Drama's Gangsta Grillz. "Sober," the latest release from the project, is a plaintive love song that finds Gambino flexing his singing vocals in a way that is reminiscent of Lenny... Read more

Childish Gambino Drops a Scorching Freestyle on Hot 97 (Video)

Childish Gambino does not get enough credit as one of the illest lyricists out right now. Whether its the Cypher, on wax or on radio shows, Mr. Glover shreds mics. After shutting down the Internet last year with his Sway in the Morning Pound Cake freestyle, he's back at it.... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of August 2014 (Audio)

August was a banner month for Hip-Hop. Not only was there good music but several artists used their talents to speak out against the killing of Michael Brown and the events that transpired in Ferguson, MO. Though the Summer is fading, the heat generated from the music in August lingers.... Read more

Problem & Childish Gambino Freestyle Over Quik’s CPT Classic (Audio)

Problem joins Kendrick Lamar, YG and YG Hootie in keeping Compton's Hip-Hop legacy strong in the 2010s. Early in his career, Prob' got some prime, multi-track real estate on DJ Quik & Kurupt's 2009 BlaQKout album. Now perceived protege hops on a David Blake classic released on Murder Was The... Read more

Logic & Childish Gambino Are Just Driving Ms. Daisy (Audio)

Childish Gambino takes off his Spider-Man suit and steps back in front of the microphone alongside Visionary Music Group captain Logic for their latest single, "Driving Ms. Daisy." Logic, who is currently working on his upcoming album, takes his hand at producing the single which boasts some wavy, bouncing Electronic... Read more

There’s a New Spider-Man in Town and He’s Voiced By Childish Gambino (Video)

Back in 2010 there was a high profile social media campaign to have Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) cast as the new Spider-Man. The campaign caught the attention of Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee, who welcomed an audition by Glover for the part. While Glover was not cast for the... Read more

Childish Gambino Flexes Clever Wordplay Over 2 Beats in 1 Song (Audio)

Childish Gambino is back with a new single. “Candler Road,” named after a street in 'Bino's hometown of Decatur, starts out with a trap beat but halfway through shifts into overdrive. Throughout, Gambino shreds the mic with his trademark clever wordplay (nearly every line merits a rewind). Check it out.... Read more

Beyoncé Leads In 2014 MTV VMA Nominations, But Who’s Going Home A Winner?

This year's 2014 MTV VMA Awards are just around the corner. When the show kicks off in Los Angeles on August 24 at The Forum, fans should be ready to hear a lot from Beyoncé, Eminem, and Iggy Azalea as the trio have been nominated for 7 awards apiece and... Read more

Childish Gambino Reveals That He’s Making An EP With Chance The Rapper

Following 2013's "Worst Guys" video single, Childish Gambino took to Twitter in the last six hours (June 8) to reveal that he and Chance The Rapper's collaborative discography is far from over. The two stars of recent-Rap are reportedly at work on an EP together. Details are sparse, but is... Read more

The Week in Video Featured 50 Cent Detailing Why G-Unit Split, Drake Being Fake, Illmatic Celebrations & More (Video)

The week in video featured 50 Cent calling out members of G-Unit by name and explaining the demise of the crew, Drake in disguise on the street clowning himself, Jhene Aiko living out the ultimate revenge fantasy against a cheating ex, an Illmatic documentary featuring Nas and Kendrick Lamar, killer... Read more

Childish Gambino Has Some Artful Fun In Sweatpants (Video)

Childish Gambino made a video for "Sweatpants," from his acclaimed because the Internet album. The video, which can seemingly be interpreted a number of ways, uses lots of tracking shots, a cool 24-hour diner location, clever editing, and some Groundhog Day-esque repetition to make the song with some of Donald... Read more