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When Hip-Hop Is Not Enough: Childish Gambino Pushes Forward On Newest Album

In the final moments of episode 6, titled “Value”, of the Donald Glover directed, written and executive produced show “Atlanta”, we are left with the image of a cherubic yet devilishly smiling black male kid in whiteface. Like most of contemporary “peak tv” shows of late, this shot of the …

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