I know I’m not the only fan of NBC’s Community here, but what you may not know is that Donald Glover, who plays Troy and has written jokes for 30 Rock, also raps under the name Childish Gambino. He’s recently released a full-length album, Culdesac, which you can download along with his two EP’s, I Am Just a Rapper, Vol.’s 1 & 2, from his blog. For free.
Culdesac has high-quality production, but what makes the EPs sort of different and fun is that he’s rapping over uncut indie songs for the most part.
So, following up on Greg’s Sleigh Bells post, here’s Childish Gambino’s “New Prince”:
and here’s a track from Culdsac:
and here’s a funny skit from Derrick Comedy: