Review: 15 Thoughts On Childish Gambino’s ‘Because The Internet’

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If the world wide web needed a soundtrack for 2013, Childish Gambino’s Because The Internet would be it. From the popular mixtape Cudlesac to his debut LP Camp, fans have seen Gambino (real name: Donald Glover) grow and learn to balance the hats of writer, comedian, producer and rapper. Because The Internet shows the process of creating an album with strong lyrical jabs (“Sweatpants”), mystic soul (“Flight of the Navigator”) and everything in between. Here are 15 knee-jerk thoughts on one of the year’s surefire surprise breakouts. —Desire Thompson