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Childish Gambino makes himself at home in hip-hop community
Childish Gambino makes himself at home in hip-hop community

With volumes of wit, bounce and flow and a buoyant way around the Shrine Auditorium's expansive stage, the rapper Childish Gambino and his band rolled through downtown Los Angeles as part of what he dubbed "The Deep Web Tour," which has consumed much of his spring. Gambino, known to fans of prime-time comedy as the actor Donald Glover, longtime co-star of the NBC sitcom "Community," delivered a confident, oft-inspired 90 minutes of tight rhythm and brash displays of lyricism, much of it focused on exploring romance, pop culture and the ways in which digital media are rewiring brains and transforming interactions. Within the first few minutes he'd...

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