After several self-released albums and mixtapes, Glover signed to Glassnote Records in 2011 as Childish Gambino. He released Camp on Glassnote on November 15, 2011. His second studio album, Because the Internet, was released on December 10, 2013. Glover was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2014, Best Rap Album for Because The Internet and Best Rap Performance for his single, "3005"
Glover was born at the Edwards Air Force Base, California and raised in Stone Mountain, Georgia. His mother, Beverly, is a retired daycare provider, and his father, Donald, Sr., is a retired postal worker. His biological parents were also foster parents and Jehovah's Witnesses. Glover graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in dramatic writing in 2006, after attending DeKalb School of the Arts
Films with Donald McKinley Glover, Jr.
2009 Mystery Team # Jason Rodgers # Also writer and executive producer
2011 The Muppets # Junior CDE Executive # Cameo
2013 The To Do List # Derrick
2013 Clapping for the Wrong Reasons # The Boy # Short film; Also writer and executive producer
2014 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day # Greg
2015 The Lazarus Effect # Niko # Post-production
2015 Magic Mike XXL # Post-production
2015 The Martian # Rich Purnell # Filming