Childish Gambino, otherwise known as Donald Glover, made headlines last week for leaving a few emo notes about fears and insecurities on his Instagram profile. Dubbed "troubling" by more than a few media outlets, they were honestly no more worrisome than what Drake talks about in most of his songs. Speaking of Drake and music, Gambino channels the emo rap star on his latest single "3005." While the chorus finds the 31-year-old singing that he'll be "right by your side 'til 3005," the verses find the rapper navel gazing further as he gets introspective about his life and surroundings and weaving geeky references and punchlines into his rhymes. They also include a few moments that are groan inducing, including references to lyin' and The Lion King's Mufasa. Groaners aside, the inventive production, which breezes along quite nicely over its bass heavy foundation, help to make the track a winner.
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