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Childish Gambino

because the internet

Second studio album from actor, comedian, scriptwriter and rapper Donald Glover including contributions from Chance the Rapper and Azealia Banks

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    All of it flows splendidly and Gambino's wit, hipness, and lyrical dexterity are all still strong points
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  2. 8.0 |   DIY

    It's dizzying, but it's also tremendously exciting. Just as you begin to follow its puzzling story, a fork in the road immediately pops up to throw you off course
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  3. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Abold statement on modern life and the cold distance technology places between human relationships
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  4. 7.4 |   Paste Magazine

    The first release of Glover’s that doesn’t have the mist of amateur work. It’s developed in parts, compelling, and his existential struggles are somewhat realized
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  5. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    As a concept album on man's most abstract concept, Because the Internet is more than worth the download
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  6. 6.7 |   A.V. Club

    Because The Internet finally shows that Donald Glover is serious about his music, and he’s willing to take some chances to make sure that Childish Gambino can grow as an artist
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  7. 6.0 |   Clash

    A mostly consistent, quietly impressive second studio record that, at its best, hints that a career exclusively in the music business could yet beckon
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  8. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    It sounds like he’s still carving his own niche, but this is an impressive step on his journey
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  9. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Gambino is observant and often funny, and his loose-limbed flow can sting
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  10. 6.0 |   The Observer

    Intriguing, occasionally frustrating, rarely boring
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  11. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    No one will be laughing at this brave reinvention
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  12. 6.0 |   State

    Not perfect by any means but a positive sign of things to come
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  13. 5.8 |   Pitchfork

    When the parts here come together you can catch a glimpse of Glover’s ambitious plan fully realized, but these moments run scarce the further into the project you trudge
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  14. 5.0 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    Glover’s desire to grow into an artist who’s taken seriously while still colouring outside of the lines leaves him wanting for substance and continuity
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  15. 5.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Where his debut was crude, cartoonish and silly, this effort is faux-reflective, misguided and ultimately collapses under the weight of a concept that’s almost impossible to make sense of
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  16. 4.0 |   Slant Magazine

    In constantly showcasing his versatility, Glover loses track of any original voice, consumed instead by the needs for both validation and for a kind of existential defensiveness
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  17. 4.0 |   Q

    This is a luxurious, but ultimately hollow Fabergé egg of a record. Print edition only

  18. 3.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    The album never distinguishes a style that is his own, always sounding like one step removed from his contemporaries
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  19. 2.0 |   Spin

    Someone forgot to pass Glover the memo that he was recording an album, not curating a bunch of one-liners
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  20. 1.0 |   Crack

    Donald Glover was never an integral part of our post- school, pre-homework routine
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