Mom, Dad, I feel like it's finally time for me to come clean about my latest project. You remember that $20,000 you loaned me six months ago? Well, it wasn't for "paying off gambling debt" like I claimed. The money actually financed a studio-quality recording in which I mercilessly rip the both of you to shreds over sonic layers of flawlessly-mixed hip-hop. In the music community, we call this a "diss track."
Before you rush to judgment, let me just say that this isn't about you. Not entirely, at least. I also recorded diss tracks to my landlord, my former landlords, some guy at Dairy Queen who [...]
Ex-Community star Donald Glover put out this YouTube video this morning to announce the release of his new album under rap alter ego Childish Gambino. It's called Because the Internet, and it's set to come out sometime this winter. Check out a longer cut of the track from the video, "yaphet kotto", below:
Rapper Wale released The Mixtape About Nothing in 2008, a hip-hop album that heavily sampled and referenced Seinfeld and even featured an appearance from Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Now, for his follow-up, Album About Nothing, he's got Jerry Seinfeld himself on board to make an appearance. Seinfeld explains in the below video, "Wale wanted me to do something with him and I didn't understand it, but he did, and I kinda liked the guy, I dug the guy, I liked his music, so I said 'Alright, I'll do it,' even though I didn't know what I was gonna do." No word yet on when the mixtape will be released, but, [...]
Full disclosure, I don't really know what it means to "go hard in the paint" but I know it's a rap thing and oh my god oh my god oh my god. I'm literally shivering with anticipation at how happy this preview of tomorrow's Community Christmas episode is going to make all of you. Especially you, Childish Gambino fans. Yeah.