My first introduction to Donald Glover was through the comedy TV show “Community.” When I learned he also was a musician, and had albums released under the name “Childish Gambino,” I admit that I didn’t take it seriously.
It’s not that I doubted his talent. It’s just … I liked him as a comedian, I liked him in that role on the TV show, I didn’t really NEED him in any other fashion.
How short-sighted, right? Why can’t people be multifaceted? I’m quite OK with others (like David Bowie, Gerard Way, Prince, etc.) stretching out and being multimedia artists with toes in other arts. I can’t explain why I was so close-minded, but I was.
I was wrong.
And I sincerely apologize.