• Donald Glover’s FX hip-hop comedy pilot ‘Atlanta’ is happening

    Donald Glover will create and star in a new comedy pilot for FX Networks. Childish Gambino is already working on the next season of Community for Yahoo! Screen and his next project Atlanta will show off more of his hip-hop chops. Atlanta is about two cousins working their way up the Atlanta rap scene but their warring opinions on art vs. commerce, success and race make their journey difficult. Donald

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    Hip-hop producer samples Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Hannibal Buress and more on new album (Audio)

    A little over a year ago, we told you about an experimental music producer by the name of GoJudo who had put together an album of songs that sampled bits from different comedians. GoJudo is back with a new album featuring different comedians entitled, Geronimo. The album features bits from Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Demetri Martin, Wyatt Cenac, Hannibal Buress, and Joe Rogan. You can stream or download the free

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    Valley Meadows drops solid rhymes, super jokes on debut album (Review + audio)

    They may not have the resources to get Nicki Minaj or Snoop Dogg to drop by on their record, but Minnesota-based hip-hop duo Valley Meadows is proving that you don’t need bling and flash to create delightfully entertaining (and funny) rap music. Gary Schishynszenski (Chris Knutson) and MC Tom Johnson (Zach Coulter) combine hilarious lyrics and high-energy stage antics with what are no doubt the most banging beats around in

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    Listen to Tina Fey rap on Donald Glover’s new album

    The second mixtape from Donald Glover (Community) a.k.a. Childish Gambino dropped yesterday. Royalty the follow-up to his freshman album, Camp features some big names in hip-hop like RZA and Ghostface Killa of Wu-Tang fame, as well as Beck, Danny Brown, and his old boss, Tina Fey, doing what no one might say she does best: rapping. In a very mean-sounding voice. If I didn’t know any better, I’d be scared.

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    Bill Burr, Louis C.K. and more sampled for hip-hop album dedicated to comedy (Audio)

    Here’s something cool for you comedy nerds who are also fans of electronica and hip-hop. An experimental producer by the name of GoJudo has put together an EP called Aura, and every song samples comedy bits from different comedians, including Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Demetri Martin and George Carlin. “I really, really appreciate what the comedians featured on Aura do,” GoJudo tells Laughspin. “The EP is a tribute

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    Jon Lajoie’s new music video has a simple message: “F**k Everything”

    Comedian Jon Lajoie has struck again– and hard. If you’re unfamiliar with the man, in short he’s a dude that, at this point in his career, can film himself sitting on the couch for 12 seconds, upload it and get half a million YouTube views in a day. He hasn’t gone that route yet, but I’d watch it if he did. Anyway, Lajoie — part of the ensemble cast of

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    Watch Donald Glover’s teaser for his new hip-hop album, “Camp”

    If there’s one form of entertainment fusion that I love, it’s the blend of music and comedy. I’m always tickled when funny folks reveal their chops on whatever musical instrument, be it Dana Carvey on the drums or Conan O’Brien on the guitar. One of the newer additions to the music-comedy circuit is Donald Glover, also known as rapper Childish Gambino. Back in May, in the midst of his IAMDONALD

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