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New Music: Childish Gambino – “Shoulda Known”

on June 15, 2012, 7:42pm

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Photography courtesy of Heather Kaplan

After the longest break between new tracks in some time (an agonizing two-plus weeks), Childish Gambino returns with a fresh solo number entitled “Shoulda Known”. Backed by a beat of jittery keys akin to a hovering alien spaceship, Gambino drops rhymes about Twitter, IMAX movies, and Christina Milian between choruses of falsetto harmonizing. Stream it below (via

Gambino’s other releases include collabos with BeckNipsey HussleHeems, and ScHoolboy Q, along with the solo number “We Ain’t Them”.