Donald Glover Plays Childish Gambino in Oakland

Community's Troy but his musical alter ego, the Childish Gambino," to Oakland's Fox Theatre Thursday night.

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Actor, writer, musician Donald Glover is best known for his role on NBC's "Community" but Thursday he was in Oakland as his alter ego the Childish Gambino.
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Glover took the stage name for his singing career.
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He says he came up with the name by entering his real name in an online Wu Tang Clan name generator.
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Glover, who plays Troy on "Community," played to an enthusiastic audience at the Fox Theatre.
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The Gamino sings a song.
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Donald Glover, who is not related to Danny Glover, got one of his first breaks as a writer for NBC's "30 Rock."
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Glover has also written for "The Daily Show."
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Glover began performing music years ago but he got his first record deal in 2011.
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Last year Glover played the Rock the Bells show.
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Donald Glover also hosted an after party for fans and friends.
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The actor mixed in some comedy to his performance.
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He used lights to keep the crowd entertained.
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And fans knew exactly what camp they were in.
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And he promised fans he would be back next year.
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