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Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” Virtual Reality Vinyl Available Now


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“[”Awaken, My Love!”], a carefully crafted tribute to Funkadelic and other sounds of the 1970s, has been admired by both fans and music critics.” – Fast Company, 100 Most Creative People in Business 2017

He embodies his generation’s belief that people can be whatever they want…” – Tina Fey, Time 100 Most Influential People 2017

 24 MAY 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Two-time Grammy nominee Childish Gambino has released the limited edition Virtual Reality Vinyl for his #1 R&B album, “Awaken, My Love!”. The one of a kind package features the incredible 360° footage shot at his immersive PHAROS shows last summer, which took place in a custom-built, interactive dome in the desert of Joshua Tree and saw Gambino perform the album in full for the first time.

The release of the Virtual Reality Vinyl is another innovation from Childish Gambino, a leading voice in contemporary culture who was recently ranked in TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of the Year and named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business.

The album's lead single “Redbone” has amassed over 130 Million streams on Spotify and being embraced by Top 40 Radio in major markets like New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC and more.  With that, the total audience continues to grow each week (currently 350 million total), while simultaneously climbing Shazam charts across Canada (currently #4 overall).

Recently surpassing 1 billion streams across his catalogue, “Awaken, My Love!” was released to critical acclaim in December 2016 and marked Gambino’s highest Billboard chart debut to date. Earmarked as one of the year’s most seminal albums on an array of year-end lists, “Awaken, My Love!” has been praised by fellow musicians such as George Clinton, Questlove, Drake, Chance the Rapper and Pharrell, who stated “His album is genius,” along with many more. 

Following the album’s release, Gambino gave a hypnotic performance of ‘Redbone’ on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he showcased his natural vocal range (watch here). Gambino will make his return to the stage for what will surely be a must-see performance at New York City’s Governor’s Ball on Saturaday, June 3.