Childish Gambino Quotes and Sayings

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  • Full name: Donald McKinley Glover Jr.
  • Born: September 25, 1983
  • Born in: Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States
  • Occupation: American actor, comedian, writer, producer, director, musician, and DJ
  • Height: 5ft 9in (173 cm)
  • Weight: 79kg
  • Net worth: $12 million

 

A lot of the rap shows I saw as a kid were boring, but if you went to a Rage show or a Justice show, the kids were losing their minds. ~Childish Gambino

Kept looking for something to be in with. Follow someone’s blueprint. But you have to be on your own. ~Childish Gambino

Usually, if I think something is really funny, I’m not gonna test it. I’ll just test it when I’m onstage. ~Childish Gambino

Being happy is the goal, but greatness is my vision. ~Childish Gambino

I call ‘Community’ the best day job in the world, because between takes, I get to write music. I get to write sketches. I get to write movies. It’s the best job ever. ~Childish Gambino

We lay out our lives in a narrative we understand, like a movie, but are you enjoying making it or are you wondering who’s watching my movie. ~Childish Gambino

Careers very rarely are a waste of time; jobs usually are. ~Childish Gambino

I personally don’t believe people really grow. They just learn stuff when they were a kid, and hold on to it, and that affects every relationship they have. ~Childish Gambino

I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they’re looking up to me. ~Childish Gambino

I call ‘Community’ the best day job in the world because, between takes, I get to write music. I get to write sketches. I get to write movies. It’s the best job ever. ~Childish Gambino

Black culture is a fight. We want to hold on to what we are, but sometimes the things that we are can be totally negative. You have to think: can’t we try something new and not be seen as suspect? ~Childish Gambino

Also, I realized a lot of kids are listening to me. Whether I want to be or not, they’re looking up to me. ~Childish Gambino

We put stereotypes on ourselves. Everybody does that. But I think it’s just a little harder for black kids to just be who they are. ~Childish Gambino

If it makes you nervous- you’re doing it right. ~Childish Gambino

I am what I am, everything I wanna be. ~Childish Gambino

I think that’s what makes a good rapper. Somebody who wants to push themselves and their audience further. ~Childish Gambino

I refuse to go back to not liking who I was. ~Childish Gambino

I’m very impatient, so I was like, ‘I want to be able to do whatever I want now.’ But even the biggest stars – you look back and they weren’t overnight. ~Childish Gambino

I felt like high school for me was like a big whirlpool of me trying to figure out what was OK for me to do. ~Childish Gambino

But I just think I was lucky enough to figure out early on that I wanted to do comedy, so that’s what I put all my effort into. ~Childish Gambino

The thing about stand-up was, I was doing all this sketch and YouTube stuff where I was not being censored and I got to do my own thing, and it was really cool. ~Childish Gambino

You have to be real with yourself. No one is doing that. People are too concerned with making everything look nice and calm and pretty. ~Childish Gambino

I’m probably going to get in trouble for this but ‘American Dad’ is one of my favorite shows. It gets very dark in places but the jokes are there. ~Childish Gambino

When anybody pays you to be creative, you’re very lucky. ~Childish Gambino

I hope in general that my music allows somebody to follow what they really like doing. ~Childish Gambino

 

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