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Childish Gambino Announces Final Album

Childish Gambino

New Gambino Single “Lithonia” Out Now

The Grand Finale: Bando Stone & the New World Drops July 19

Donald Glover, the multifaceted artist better known by his musical alter ego Childish Gambino, has officially announced the release date for what he claims will be his final album under the Gambino moniker. Bando Stone & the New World is slated for release on July 19 through RCA Records, promising to be a significant milestone in Glover’s illustrious career. Listen to the first single below.  Watch the trailer here.

First Glimpse: “Lithonia” Hits the Airwaves

Fans have been eagerly awaiting new material, and Glover has delivered with the release of “Lithonia,” the lead single from his upcoming album. The track is a collaborative effort featuring production by Glover himself, along with heavyweights Ludwig Göransson, Max Martin, and Michael Uzowuru. It showcases the eclectic and innovative style that has become synonymous with Childish Gambino’s music. Listen to “Lithonia” below.

End of an Era: The Final Childish Gambino Album

In a press release, Glover confirmed that Bando Stone & the New World will be his last album released under the Childish Gambino name. This announcement isn’t entirely a surprise; Glover has been hinting at retiring his Gambino persona since 2017. Despite these hints, he has continued to produce critically acclaimed work, including the groundbreaking single “This Is America,” the summer hit “Summertime Magic,” the 2020 album 3.15.20, and the recent re-recording Atavista.

Worldwide Tour: A Global Farewell

Starting in August, Glover will embark on a tour to support the new album. The tour will span North America, Europe, and Australia, extending well into 2024. Fans can look forward to opening acts from Willow and Amaarae at various stops, making this a must-see event. Notably, the tour includes a highly anticipated show in Salt Lake City on September 14, 2024. For more details, you can read about the full tour schedule here.

Background on Childish Gambino

Donald Glover has always been a creative chameleon, seamlessly transitioning between acting, writing, directing, and music. His Childish Gambino project began as an outlet for his musical explorations and has evolved into a major facet of his artistic identity. Known for blending genres and pushing boundaries, Gambino has left an indelible mark on the music industry.

Stay tuned for more updates as the release date for Bando Stone & the New World and the Salt Lake City show approaches.

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