When listening to Childish Gambino, you can usually expect to hear one of two things. The first is Gambino’s braggadocio raps, and the other is the moments where we clearly hear the issues that Donald Glover faced growing up, something many of us can relate to. The latter of these types of raps shines through on his latest release, We Ain’t Them. Self-produced by Gambino and frequent collaborator Ludwig, We Ain’t Them starts off soothing but rapidly intensifies as the drums and bass kick in, elevating the record to another level that’ll increase your focus tenfold. Going in over topics such as career decisions and the criticism he’s faced so far, Gambino uses the record as an open letter and invitations into his life. We Ain’t Them isn’t (yet) attached to any project or album release, but don’t let that stop you from taking a listen and discussing in the comment section below.
Written by Ivan Ibarra on 05/17/12
After the success of his highly rated debut album Camp, actor turned rapper turned raptor Childish Gambino has released his latest free project in the form of Royalty. The set includes previously-featured selections "Silk...
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Break (AOTL)" (2011)
Member Reviews and Ratings
- Kev Decor - Swamp Ass
- “Views from All Day”: Drake, Kanye & The State of Hip-Hop Leaks
- Jeezy - Seen It All: The Autobiography
- Ty Dolla $ign - $ign Language
- Eminem ft. Sia - Guts Over Fear
- Best/Worst of the Week: My Anaconda Don’t Want None, French Mondashian & More
- Drake vs. Lil Wayne - The Hits
- The DJBooth Top Prospects EP (Vol. 1)
- The Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs of 2014 (Ongoing)
- Even More Porn Stars in Music Videos (NSFW)
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.