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Donald Glover Has Something To Say

And what better place to say it than Twitter, aye?


Dear twitter people,— Donald Glover


I don’t like talking…stand up’s different.— Donald Glover


More like I don’t like explaining. I never feel like I’m saying what I wanna say or how I feel.— Donald Glover


I’m sure even parts of this will be quoted and taken out of context.— Donald Glover


And people will be mad or talk shit but won’t read the whole thing cause, honestly, we’re all busy. I get it tho.— Donald Glover

I think a lot people think I'm just doing shit to do shit. In a way, that’s true. But I like making things. I wanna do things well.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I think a lot people think I’m just doing shit to do shit. In a way, that’s true. But I like making things. I wanna do things well.— Donald Glover

I'm learning music theory, and taking lessons. Learning languages so I can write in other languages. I love making stuff. I really do.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I’m learning music theory, and taking lessons. Learning languages so I can write in other languages. I love making stuff. I really do.— Donald Glover

My boy Kendrick gives me props which is a really cool thing to do. Doesn't need to do that at all, but he does cause he's a good person.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

My boy Kendrick gives me props which is a really cool thing to do. Doesn’t need to do that at all, but he does cause he’s a good person.— Donald Glover

He shouted me out at Coachella for making the beat for "Look out for Detox"

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

He shouted me out at Coachella for making the beat for “Look out for Detox”— Donald Glover

and I when I rapped over the beat at Coachella to bring him out, I saw people write "Childish, rips off Kendrick song".

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

and I when I rapped over the beat at Coachella to bring him out, I saw people write “Childish, rips off Kendrick song”.— Donald Glover

Not in comment sections where people say shit all the time, like in actual articles. Like journalists. Writers. It was weird.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Not in comment sections where people say shit all the time, like in actual articles. Like journalists. Writers. It was weird.— Donald Glover

I was in the studio with “B” and he was like "all the stuff on the internet about music, comedy, art, etc. is like parents

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I was in the studio with “B” and he was like “all the stuff on the internet about music, comedy, art, etc. is like parents— Donald Glover

watching children play on a playground and being like 'look at Susie sliding on that slide...what an idiot'"

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

watching children play on a playground and being like ‘look at Susie sliding on that slide…what an idiot’”— Donald Glover

I can't sit down and talk to everyone about my beliefs, views, and intentions. I honestly would if I could.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I can’t sit down and talk to everyone about my beliefs, views, and intentions. I honestly would if I could.— Donald Glover

Also see a lot of white peeps coming to the “defense” of black peeps because they

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Also see a lot of white peeps coming to the “defense” of black peeps because they— Donald Glover

think I don't like black people or myself, I guess? I really don't get that. I don’t like that.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

think I don’t like black people or myself, I guess? I really don’t get that. I don’t like that.— Donald Glover

I've also seen people act like they know me. Talk about how I grew up and my shit is perfect.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I’ve also seen people act like they know me. Talk about how I grew up and my shit is perfect.— Donald Glover

And it's true. I’m lucky. My parents were always there and were supportive for the shit I wanted to do. It's dope.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

And it’s true. I’m lucky. My parents were always there and were supportive for the shit I wanted to do. It’s dope.— Donald Glover

but I'm from Decatur GA. Like, “The DEC”. In the projects. Moved to Stone Mountain later. My first recital was in South Dekalb Mall.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

but I’m from Decatur GA. Like, “The DEC”. In the projects. Moved to Stone Mountain later. My first recital was in South Dekalb Mall.— Donald Glover

I lived on my grandma's couch in the Bronx trying to pay her back for college.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I lived on my grandma’s couch in the Bronx trying to pay her back for college.— Donald Glover

Me, my father, my mother, my two sisters, and (at the time) 3 brothers split one bedroom for a while.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Me, my father, my mother, my two sisters, and (at the time) 3 brothers split one bedroom for a while.— Donald Glover

It feels like some sorta weird white overcompensation. Like when hipsters are like "Guess what…I hate Obama! That's how unique I am".

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

It feels like some sorta weird white overcompensation. Like when hipsters are like “Guess what…I hate Obama! That’s how unique I am”.— Donald Glover

Like that Trayvon Martin line in EYV. I saw some white peeps get upset. Which was a little funny to me cause it felt like no one cared

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Like that Trayvon Martin line in EYV. I saw some white peeps get upset. Which was a little funny to me cause it felt like no one cared— Donald Glover

about Oscar Grant or Kenneth Chamberlain or any of the other black kids shot in ATL or anywhere else when that shit happened.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

about Oscar Grant or Kenneth Chamberlain or any of the other black kids shot in ATL or anywhere else when that shit happened.— Donald Glover

I'm the one getting texts from my mom every time that shit happens. And that shit happens a lot.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I’m the one getting texts from my mom every time that shit happens. And that shit happens a lot.— Donald Glover

Also, it wasn't a joke. It was worldplay to highlight something that I thought was unfair.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Also, it wasn’t a joke. It was worldplay to highlight something that I thought was unfair.— Donald Glover

But, if it was a joke, I get to do that. Cause that could've been me. I'm a black dude. I've had bullets whiz by me cause I look like me.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

But, if it was a joke, I get to do that. Cause that could’ve been me. I’m a black dude. I’ve had bullets whiz by me cause I look like me.— Donald Glover

I get to deal with it the way I wanna deal. Cause it's my deal.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I get to deal with it the way I wanna deal. Cause it’s my deal.— Donald Glover

People will hate me/ my shit, but post my shit cause they want the web hits, cuz fans follow it. And I'm really lucky to have fans like that

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

People will hate me/ my shit, but post my shit cause they want the web hits, cuz fans follow it. And I’m really lucky to have fans like that— Donald Glover

Mattafact, I wanna say thank you to fans. You guys are really the reason I'm even here or able to do this stuff.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Mattafact, I wanna say thank you to fans. You guys are really the reason I’m even here or able to do this stuff.— Donald Glover

I'm not bullshitting around. I don't think I'm the best. I don't think being the best comes from having a lot of money

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I’m not bullshitting around. I don’t think I’m the best. I don’t think being the best comes from having a lot of money— Donald Glover

or saying "I'm the best" all the time.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

or saying “I’m the best” all the time.— Donald Glover

But I'm also not looking to be "some dude". I don't do anything hoping to end it with being "some dude".

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

But I’m also not looking to be “some dude”. I don’t do anything hoping to end it with being “some dude”.— Donald Glover

I don't think anyone person on earth should strive to be "just some dude".

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I don’t think anyone person on earth should strive to be “just some dude”.— Donald Glover

I don't wanna be that. Or a coward. Those are the worst things you could be.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

I don’t wanna be that. Or a coward. Those are the worst things you could be.— Donald Glover

Childish Gambino started as an inside joke that grew way faster than I ever thought it could.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Childish Gambino started as an inside joke that grew way faster than I ever thought it could.— Donald Glover

When people come up to me and are like "this got me through chemo" or "I came out to my parents" off of Childish, I almost feel guilty.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

When people come up to me and are like “this got me through chemo” or “I came out to my parents” off of Childish, I almost feel guilty.— Donald Glover

Shit started as a joke, fun between writing with family and friends.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Shit started as a joke, fun between writing with family and friends.— Donald Glover

But I kinda don't have that scapegoat anymore...and I’m good with that. Word.

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

But I kinda don’t have that scapegoat anymore…and I’m good with that. Word.— Donald Glover

Here's a start: http://t.co/ISUnYYgO

— DonaldGlover (@Donald Glover)

Here’s a start: http://t.co/ISUnYYgO— Donald Glover

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