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Childish Gambino Debuts at #1 on R&B Albums Chart


Andrew Lipovsky/NBCChildish Gambino‘s latest album, Awaken, My Love!, has debuted at the top of Billboard‘s R&B Albums chart, the magazine reports

72,000 copies of the recording artist’s third studio project were been sold in the week ending December 8. It’s the rapper’s first even to qualify for entry on the chart. 

Two songs featured on Awaken, My Love!, “Redbone” and “Me and Your Mama,” have also done extremely well on the Hot R&B Songs chart, with “Redbone” currently in the #8 position and “Me and Your Mama” at #9.  

Childish Gambino is the musical alter ego of Atlanta creator Donald Glover, who was recently nominated for three NAACP Image Awards and a Golden Globe in the category of Best Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy. 

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