Single of the Day: Childish Gambino “Redbone” (2016)

December 2nd is getting closer and closer, which means that the new Childish Gambino album Awaken, My Love! is also soon to be upon us. We’ve already been hit with a taste of what to expect courtesy of “Me and Your Mama” and it’s exciting; Donald Glover’s intelligence as an artist and as a writer has taken him in a vastly different direction than that of because the internet and the STN MTN/Kauai mixtape, jumping into some deep funk and soul influences over the raps that previously brought him acclaim.

“Redbone” is another flaming example of this new chapter for Gambino – drenched in soul, fleshed out with falsetto and eases back with a groove that is insatiable to listen to. If this is going to be the Childish Gambino fans are to get used to for the foreseeable future then I think it’s safe to say we’re in for a good time.


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