Childish Gambino: '3005' Originally Recorded Over Hit Boy 'Trophies' Beat Drake Took [LISTEN]
Childish Gambino recently stopped by BBC 1 Radio for an interview and live session with Zane Lowe, offering up a bit of interesting news: his hit track, "3005," was actually originally recorded over the Hit Boy beat used by Drake for "Trophies."
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Gambino also opened up about his latest album, because the internet, and his plans for his upcoming Deep Web Tour. The rapper/actor/comedian also performed tracks "Crawl," "Candy Rain," and the aforementioned "3005" for Lowe. The interview/performance session is definitely worth a listen if you have 20 minutes to spare. Check it out at BBC.
The modern-day renaissance man also recently stopped by the BBC Live Lounge to play some music, including a cover of PM Dawn's "I'd Die Without You," and surprise—it was really good.
As Slate Magazine notes, maybe it's time for the former Community star to consider an R&B career.
Check out the cover below.
About a month ago, the "3005" rapper announced a tour for his latest studio album, because the internet. The 19-track "experience" featured cameos from artists including Chance The Rapper, Azealia Banks, Jhene Aiko and Andrew Auernheimer.
Dubbed The Deep Web Tour 2014, Gambino kicked off about a week ago in London, and will head to North America in late February for a show in Oakland, wrapping up in early May in Los Angeles.
CG's 2014 tour dates are available below:
Childish Gambino 2014 Tour Dates:
02/13 – Brussels, BE @ VK – Vaartkapoen
02/15 – Berlin, DE @ C-Club
02/16 – Cologne, DE @ Die Kantine
02/27 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
02/28 – Santa Barbara, CA @ UC Santa Barbara
03/03 – San Diego, CA @ Soma
03/04 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theater
03/07 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom
03/08 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
03/17 – St Paul, MN @ Myth
03/19 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
03/21 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
03/22 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
03/24 – Toronto, ON, Canada @ Sound Academy
03/26 – Montreal, QC, Canada @ Metropolis
03/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
03/29 – New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom
03/30 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
04/01 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
04/03 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Music Park
04/29 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
04/30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
05/02 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan
05/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Auditorium
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