It’s looking like Childish Gambino is here to stay! After making comments suggesting he’s retiring the Childish Gambino moniker, Donald Glover’s musical project has now signed a deal with RCA records to release new music with.
Update: Variety had the exclusive news for this and originally reported new music is coming this year, but that mention has since been removed from their article. Complex has reported a source has confirmed "Glover's 2018 schedule is still being locked down, and with other projects currently in play, new music may not come until 2019 at the earliest."
“Donald is undoubtedly one of the most talented, multi-faceted, young entertainers of this era. We are excited to join forces with him and Wolf + Rothstein to usher in the next phase of Childish Gambino’s musical career.” – RCA Chairman / CEO Peter Edge
The new partnership also includes Glover’s Wolf + Rothstein, which is his agency. Glover went on recording saying the change was a “necessary change of pace.” Variety is reporting that we can expect new music from Childish Gambino this year, but let’s not get our hopes up quite yet as anything could happen. Gambino’s last album Awaken, My Love is up for Album Of The Year at the Grammys along with several other awards, including “Redbone” as Record of the Year and Best R&B song. Stay tuned for more info & Enjoy!