After an unseasonably cold, damp, and blustery first day at California's Coachella festival, day two of Coachella finally brought the sunshine. And surprisingly, one of the day's brightest and hottest sensations was Childish Gambino, the rap alter ego of charismatic "Community" actor Donald Glover. NBC's "Community" has been rumored to be in danger of cancellation for months now, and this writer surely hopes that doesn't happen--but suffice to say, if that sitcom ever does go off the air, Donald clearly has a career plan B to fall back on. His hip-hop-career is clearly no vanity project--and judging by how strong his Saturday Coachella set was, he might want to consider making hip-hop his plan A.
Gambino/Glover hit the main stage Saturday afternoon wearing a black boot on his broken foot, but the injury hardly slowed him down; the man was so energetic onstage, it was entirely believable when he threatened, "I'm gonna break the other one!" (Later, when trying to rile up theRead More »from Coachella 2012 Saturday: English Gentlemen, American Girls & Childish Gambino