Who’s Donald Glover? 9 HYPE Facts About Lando from “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and Successful Musician, Childish Gambino

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Donald Glover generated a lot of buzz recently, so if you still don’t know him, it’s high time to learn a few fascinating facts about the actor-singer-director.  

Childish Gambino and “This is America”

Not mentioning the fantastic SNL show Donald Glover hosted last week, he released a music video “This is America” under his stage name “Childish Gambino” and created a lot of discussion about the hidden meaning in every shot of the video.

It’s dedicated to the relevant problem of US and world itself – gun problem, racial prejudice and modern attitude to the major accidents through social media perspective.

Here is the list of all the key things happening in the video, in case you’ve missed something.

Black Spider-Man

In 2010, a lot of fans were tweeting the hashtag #donald4spiderman and demanding (including Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee) wanted him to be Peter Parker in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ instead of Andrew Garfield.

Why “Childish Gambino”? 

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Source: DC Music Download

He found online a Wu-Tang Clan’s name generator and got his rap name – Childish Gambino. Also, he performed as a DJ under the name mcDJ.

Deadpool animated series

Donald Glover was about to begin work on a new Deadpool cartoon with his brother until the project was shut down.

Fortunately, Glover hasn’t wasted a chance and showed the world what scenario he had: Glover tweeted 15 pages of the script and shocked all the fans.

It’s available right now as he deleted all the tweets, but you can find its pieces while looking across the web.

Some of the lines include the events happened relatively recently, for example, the incident when someone bit Beyonce’s face:

He wrote the sharpest comments on the relevant current situations in US:

Glover highlight the target audience of new and upcoming Marvel movies:

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His parents ran a foster parents association

Glover’s mother and father established a local foster parents association and ran a daycare out of the garage. The house was full of “kids of every color, every type, every fucked-up background you can think of,” he told Marc Maron.

Except for this, he also has six siblings – 3 biological siblings, 2 siblings adopted and the sister who was fostered by his family.

Fruity Loops made it all happen 

Donald Glover had been working on music since very childhood, however, he started producing music when he received a pirated copy of Fruity Loops (a digital audio workstation) from his friend.

He recalls the first experience in the interview to CoS, “I don’t even know why, but it was on my first computer and I was just messing with it and I didn’t leave my room for a week. I skipped class. This was amazing. I was ripping all this stuff and putting it together. I was just making instrumentals.”

Lando in the new ‘Star Wars’

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Source: Variety

He’s starring in new Star Wars movie as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” Taking into account Glover’s acting experience and unique approach, he’s definitely the best variant for this role.

Adult Swim is his inspiration 

Glover is a huge fan of Rick&Morty series, and, in fact, he finds all ‘adult-swim’ cartoons as a great source of inspiration.

Also, it’s worth mentioning that Rick&Morty will have 70 more episodes! Isn’t it the great news for all the fans?

Director/actor/producer in “Atlanta”

Have you heard about ‘Atlanta’? If not, you should know it’s definitely worth seeing! Inspired by Glover’s favorite movie, City of God, Atlanta has the mood that is hard to confuse with any other show. He also called it “Twin Peaks for rappers.”

‘Atlanta’ is comedy-drama series created by and starring Donald Glover, who also serves as a writer and director. Hard to imagine how Glover copes with the role in Star Wars movie, the music project of Childish Gambino, and TV-series! But, he’s successful at all sides.

The co-star of ‘Atlanta’ is  Zazie Beetz, who’s famous for the main role of Vanessa. Also, she’s portraying Domino in Deadpool 2.


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