This just seems like one giant misunderstanding…
Childish Gambino is currently in Australia gearing up for his headlining role at the Listen Out festival in Sydney this weekend, but he may have just lost some fans in the process.
That’s because while performing a sold out show in Newcastle on Thursday night, the former Community star actually got booed off the stage!
The 32-year-old rapper had a show called Childish Gambino & Royalty at The Cambridge Hotel through promoter Big Apachee, but the audience was quickly dismayed when they realized that the entire set was just going to be Donald playing DJ in the back while his less famous friends played around on stage.
After 40 minutes, he finally realized he was losing the crowd, but it was too little too late, because his raps were met with swears!
Apparently, Childish believed the audience was aware that he was only DJ-ing as he had been doing all week, but clearly some lines got lost in translation, because this particular venue had no idea he hadn’t planned on playing his own set.
Hopefully this was just an accident and won’t affect his participation in the weekend’s major festival — but a concert Childish was supposed to play Friday night in the country’s capital just cancelled after the news broke, so…
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