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New "What's In My Bag?" with Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

Posted by Amoebite, May 8, 2013 05:40pm | Post a Comment
Childish Gambino

Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino found some time in his busy schedule to do a little shopping at Amoeba Hollywood. Many of you know Glover for his acting role on the comedy sitcom, Community. Or maybe you've seen his hilarious Comedy Central special Weirdo. Perhaps you are one of the 9 million people who viewed Glover in the viral video Bro Rape. It's obvious, the dude is funny, super talented and he's everywhere! Did you know he was a writer for the NBC show 30 Rock?

Childish Gambino CAMPNot only is he quickly on his way to blockbuster status a la Will Smith, but he's proved to be a bonafide emcee and has the lyrical punchlines to rival Kanye West. ("The shit I'm doing this year? Insanity. Made the beat then murdered it: Casey Anthony"). Already an underground favorite, Childish Gambino (Glover's moniker) has released 3 mixtapes followed by his well recieved debut album CAMP (Glassnote). To further solidify his Hip Hop cred, Gambino has recorded tracks with the likes of Ghostface Killah and Kendrick Lamar.

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Amoeba's Youtube Playlist of the Best Music of 2011

Posted by Amoebite, December 26, 2011 06:41pm | Post a Comment
Youtube asked us to create a playlist of our favorite music of 2011. That's a pretty big task given how much music we all loved this year. We tried to keep it as close to 20 videos as we could (but we ended up with the random number of 22 faves). Check out our little intro video and then dive into our playlist...



Zola Jesus
Zola Jesus
Conatus
Sacred Bones

Conatus
 continued Zola Jesus' evolution to full-fledged goth pop star, with dance beats and hooks underpinning her freaky awesome voice.


Tinariwen
Tinariwen
Tassili
Anti- / Epitaph

Malian Touareg band Tinariwen are joined by Kyp and Tunde from TV on the Radio on this beautiful single.




Girls Father Son Holy Ghost
Girls

Father Son Holy Ghost
True Panther Sounds

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Hip-Hop Rap-Up, Week Ending 11.23.11: Drake, Childish Gambino, Pusha T, J Cole, Kanye West & Jay Z, RSD Black Friday @ Amoeba

Posted by Billyjam, November 23, 2011 10:30am | Post a Comment
                         Amoeba Music Hollywood Hip-Hop Top Five Week Ending 11:23:11


1) Drake Take Care (Cash Money/Universal)

2)  Childish Gambino Camp (Glass Note)

3) Kanye West & Jay Z Watch The Throne (Def Jam)

4) J Cole Cole World (Columbia)

5) Pusha T Fear of God II: Let Us Pray (Fontana)

Special thanks to Ray Ricky Rivera at the Amoeba Music Hollywood store for this week's Amoeba Hip Hop Chart which includes for the second week in a row Drake in number one slot with his latest, the artist's second album, Take Care on Cash Money/Universal which is also doing extremely well on a national level having similarly topped with a bullet the latest Billboard Top 200 Album charts, selling an impressive 700,000 units (a lot by today's standards), which were announced today (November 23rd). Late last night the artist known as Drizzy was so happy with the news of debuting at number one that he Tweeted to fans  "I can't even find the words to express my appreciation. ... 'Thank you and I owe you' is all that comes to mind ... truly."

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