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If you tuned in for the 2017 Golden Globes, you probably caught Donald Glover give a shout out to Migos while accepting the award on behalf of FX’s Atlanta for Best TV Series, Musical or Comedy.

“I really wanna thank the Migos, not for being in the show, but for making ‘Bad and Boujee.’ Like that’s the best song ever,” he said of the group that appeared on an episode of the hit FX series.

After Glover’s reference, however, people were wildly perplexed, leaving the rapper to later explain just who exactly the hip-hop duo is.

When asked by a reporter backstage, who, by the way, mispronounced Migos’ name, why he shouted them out, the actor said, “because I think they’re the Beatles of this generation and they don’t get a lot of respect.”

“Not that they don’t get a lot of respect, but there’s a generation, sort of like the YouTube generation I came up with, there’s a generation of kids growing up on something that’s completely separate than a whole group of people.”

He added about the track “Bad and Boujee,” “Honestly that song is just fly, there’s no better song to have sex to.”

Thanks for the tip, Donald.

And of course, Migos got a kick out of it. The group thanked the Childish Gambino, the actor’s rap name on Twitter.

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5 Reasons You Need To Know Daveed Diggs

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If you don’t know the name Daveed Diggs you will now! The Oakland native is definitely one to watch in Hollywood. Here are five reasons why.

1. He has already taken Broadway by storm.

In 2016 Diggs nabbed a Tony and a Grammy award for his role as Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson in “Hamilton.” Believe it or not Diggs didn’t even audition for the role. While substitute teaching in Marin County, CA he met Hamilton’s eventual star and creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and director, Thomas Kail who invited him to join their free-style rap group and later helped them craft the fast-rapping revolutionary. 

2. He’s funny. 

Diggs is proving he’s also got some amazing comedy chops with two memorable recurring sitcom roles: one as Perry, the crush du jour for Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the other on ABC’s black-ish as Johan, the free-spirited brother of Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross). In fact, Black-ish creator Kenya Barris wrote the role for Diggs after being “blown away” by his performance on stage.

3. His first feature film Wonder is in theaters now.

In the film based on the New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, Diggs plays Mr. Browne the fifth grade teacher at the school where lead Jacob Tremblay attends. Diggs landed the role after wrapping his run in “Hamilton” and told HH it was like a crash course in film acting alongside Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.

4. He’s a rapper. 

His experimental noise rap group Clipping has garnered a major cult following on Youtube. Their LP CLPPNG was an Album Of The Week back in 2014. And in 2016 the trio performed on The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote the release of their six-track EP Wriggle. 

5. He is executive producer of ABC’s The Mayor.  

The show about a struggling young rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) who runs for local office (and wins) to boost his popularity, debuted this Fall and already is garnering wave reviews. Not surprisingly Diggs and his Clipping bandmates William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes, also produce all the music for the show.

 

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