Childish Gambino – Royalty ft. Boi-1da [Mixtape]
Silver Lake, CA – Don’t sleep on the newly released Royalty mixtape from Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover which features production from Toronto’s own Boi-1da. He produced one of the project’s singles, “Black Faces” featuring Nipsey Hussle and “Wonderful” featuring Josh Osho. “Black Faces” was also co-produced by The Maven Boys of Toronto (Zalezy & Bret Ryan).
Other producers on the tape include Glover himself, Ludwig, Myke Murda, skywlkr and Beck. Guest appearances include the aforementioned Nipsey, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, Bun B, Ghostface Killah, RZA and the Hypnotic Brass Orchestra, Danny Brown, Steve G. Lover, Beck, Chance The Rapper, Gonage, Danielle Haim, Kilo Kish, Alley Boy, Swank and even Tina Fey.
I have to say, the artwork didn’t really do it for me, 3D effects or not.
01 – R O Y A L T Y
02 – We Ain’t Them (Prod. Childish Gambino and Ludwig)
03 – One Up (ft. Steve G. Lover)
04 – Black Faces (ft. Nipsey Hussle) (Prod. Boi-1da)
05 – Unnecessary (ft. Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul)
06 – Shoulda Known
07 – R.I.P. (ft. Bun B)
08 – American Royalty (ft. RZA and Hypnotic Brass Orchestra)
09 – It May Be Glamour Life (ft. Ghostface Killah) (Prod. Myke Murda)
10 – Toxic (ft. Danny Brown) (Prod. skywlkr)
11 – Silk Pillow (ft. Beck)
12 – They Don’t Like Me (ft. Chance the Rapper) (Prod. skywklr)
13 – Arrangement (ft. Gonage)
14 – Won’t Stop (ft. Danielle Haim of HAIM) (Prod. Childish Gambino and Ludwig)
15 – Bronchitis (Prod. Beck)
16 – Wonderful (ft. Josh Osho) (Prod. Boi-1da)
17 – Make It Go Right (ft. Kilo Kish)
18 – Real Estate (ft. Alley Boy, Swank, and Tina Fey)
* Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 14, 17 & 18 produced by Childish Gambino
Childish Gambino: Biography
Donald McKinley Glover (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and musician. Glover first came to attention for his work with Derrick Comedy. He is best known for being a writer for 30 Rock, and for his role as college student Troy Barnes on the NBC comedy series Community. In 2011, Glover signed to Glassnote Records under the stage name Childish Gambino; his first studio album, Camp, was released on November 15, 2011.