Donald Glover on Beyoncé, The Lion King & Childish Gambino

  • Published on Jul 10, 2019
  • Donald talks about The Lion King, the future of Childish Gambino, writing for “30 Rock,” how he spent all of his TV money, being a terrible RA in college, his son not knowing he plays Simba, and meeting Beyoncé.
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    Donald Glover on Beyoncé, The Lion King & Childish Gambino
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Comments • 3 846

  • GunScott HDgaming
    GunScott HDgaming 15 hours ago

    I never knew This is America guy can sing

  • Timmy G
    Timmy G 17 hours ago +1

    I love Donald's super dry sense of humor. He's hilarious, not to mention mega talented!!

  • Ruth Cuadrado
    Ruth Cuadrado 17 hours ago

    Am I the only one who is not fascinated by or even interested in Beyonce?
    I don’t dislike her but she feels so overhyped that it takes away her charm

  • Edna Louis
    Edna Louis 18 hours ago

    Gushers definitely hit.

  • مرسي جاسر
    مرسي جاسر 21 hour ago +1

    The lion king stolen from anime kimba the white lion

  • BlackSH0veldeath
    BlackSH0veldeath 21 hour ago

    God damn. My niggas beard is on point
    I didn't even realize this remake was happening. The animation looks absolutely incredible tho. I may actually see this. And Billy eichner and Seth Rogan as timone and pumba is awesome. Great casting on this film

  • Gregorio Mangisel II

    The original's on right now!

  • M D
    M D Day ago +1

    Thumbs up just for the Gushers

  • Olivia Stecewcz
    Olivia Stecewcz Day ago

    I don’t think people realize how hilarious Donald Glover is

  • ErinIona
    ErinIona Day ago

    Seriously getting the impression Donald doesn't like Beyonce and I love it XD

  • Danial Shafiq
    Danial Shafiq Day ago

    He was kinda trash in the movie. A trash simba

  • Nico Stefano
    Nico Stefano Day ago +1

    dissapointed, I felt like Nalaa was going to sing all the single ladies

  • Yelena Maslova
    Yelena Maslova Day ago +1

    I just watched the Lion King remake and I was pretty sad about how poorly Donald Performed. His characterization of Simba was very emotionless. All of his lines felt rushed and empty.

  • Miguel Orantes
    Miguel Orantes Day ago

    Buddy your laugh is so fake and soooo fukin annoying ehhhhhh ehhhhhh ehhh ehhh e e e
    Brutal man

  • hewie
    hewie Day ago +1

    talking about his son...

    “Sorry, AIDS beats baby by this much”

  • serious
    serious Day ago

    Jimmy's transitions are crap

  • Butt Why??
    Butt Why?? Day ago

    They should've just used human actors instead of animals.

  • J.Rene
    J.Rene Day ago

    The movie suck. Voices were too plain. No joy in them. The movie would of been better with no voices. Ahahaha.

  • Hello Lipsey
    Hello Lipsey Day ago +1

    Idk but he's giving me Kanye vibes pre-Kardashian 🤷🏿

  • Homeslice Brice
    Homeslice Brice Day ago +2

    Its crazy. He was doing the voice of Simba back when Solo was still new. It's crazy how long these things take and how they keep it all a secret until the trailer is released.

  • Andres Ramirez Cartagena

    I always think he must miss Abella Anderson hehehe. Lucky Danny!

  • Proud Kiwi
    Proud Kiwi Day ago

    I have to say Beyonce and Gambino sung beautifully. Loved their melodies together. But as far as voice acting went they were definitely not the best actors for the job. Disney should have casted actual voice actors or better actors who can voice better. These two were just lucky they were black.

  • PrOd Délices
    PrOd Délices Day ago

    In the interview, with his head covered, Donald Glover looks and talks like Ben Affleck’s younger black brother.

  • Channelblue123
    Channelblue123 2 days ago

    Does something about him just seem geniusly😍

  • Emerald Stuff
    Emerald Stuff 2 days ago


  • lola llowerty
    lola llowerty 2 days ago

    I'll just leave my comment up under the lion channel not here ..wake up people

  • Zyphent
    Zyphent 2 days ago

    Dude is so sharp. "Will there be animals there? ""...well it IS Hollywood"

  • Legolover903
    Legolover903 2 days ago +1

    *Looks at the credits*
    “lOnG LIvE ThE KiNG”

  • djjoelb48
    djjoelb48 2 days ago

    i personally didn't like his singing of Can You Feel The Love Tonight. close to horrible imo. other than that. it was a great movie.

  • Spice Lad
    Spice Lad 2 days ago

    Donald Glover ON Beyoncé?!?!

  • Arthur Morgan 2019
    Arthur Morgan 2019 2 days ago +1

    Donald Glover has a ton of voice cracks in that

  • katie b ꨄ
    katie b ꨄ 2 days ago

    i am very confused

  • God Child
    God Child 2 days ago +1

    Bro this nigga acts does music and does comedy tell me he’s not the goat 🐐🔥🔥💩🙃🙃

  • Miss Pocket
    Miss Pocket 2 days ago +2

    Bino is bae 4evaaa💖🥰💖

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  • peachmelba1000
    peachmelba1000 2 days ago

    Movie looks baaaaad

  • the Extras
    the Extras 2 days ago +1

    The movie is utter garbage, it’s lion king animated without emotion, songs shortened or removed and bad casting. Donald Glover and Beyoncé are honestly the two worst voices in the movie.

  • Leona charissa
    Leona charissa 2 days ago +1

    Troy Barnes did so well when he left Community college huh?

  • eeeVeee
    eeeVeee 2 days ago

    lion king was trash. beyonce was trash. ill stick to the original

  • howtoplaylist
    howtoplaylist 3 days ago

    I only liked this video for the lion king clip

  • Benny Love
    Benny Love 3 days ago +1

    His swagg is litty and I love the sarcasm

  • Aaron Ray
    Aaron Ray 3 days ago

    Interview going awful

  • Brian Otieno
    Brian Otieno 3 days ago

    lol.its ma-ta-ta

    not m'-tata

  • Valverde Arts
    Valverde Arts 3 days ago


  • MD
    MD 3 days ago

    I love this guy! Esp love his dry sense of humour

  • Max
    Max 3 days ago

    Yeah, it'd be reaching not to like this guy. Good stuff

  • Jackson Tenise
    Jackson Tenise 3 days ago

    I cannot take him seriously in this costume... this is hilarious!!!

  • Natasha Makoso
    Natasha Makoso 3 days ago +5

    if gushers dont send this man a lifetime supply..

  • Kay
    Kay 3 days ago

    I’ll fight anyone who who trashes Donald Glover or The Lion King live action. Jk, but not really.

  • Essenic
    Essenic 3 days ago


  • Young Goggles
    Young Goggles 4 days ago

    My boy Donald. ATLANTA

  • 10haybaybay1
    10haybaybay1 4 days ago

    omg he is such a funny guy and i love his general personality, it's so nonchalant but hilarious.

    LOVER LINK 4 days ago

    if i had a time machine id bring this film back in time and tell everyone we trained talking animals

  • Lina Horn
    Lina Horn 4 days ago

    hes the best celebrity

  • TheSoulfulGeneration

    Is it just me or does his costume look more like a meerkat than a lion.

  • Meena J
    Meena J 4 days ago +1

    Love his humor 😂😂🙌🏿🙌🏿

  • Kay Bennett
    Kay Bennett 4 days ago

    Kimmel is triggering in this interview. I need a break from people after watching this.. Yikes.

  • Sayra Hicar
    Sayra Hicar 4 days ago

    I'm seeing Earn

  • Playboii VastMusic
    Playboii VastMusic 4 days ago +1

    Abbey road ? ..... im going to go buy all the plugins now

  • Tina Su
    Tina Su 4 days ago

    i see so much of troy from community in this interview lol

  • El Hayah
    El Hayah 4 days ago

    I didn't realize Donald was so funny! He's so talented!!! 😩

  • Ayuba Elisha
    Ayuba Elisha 4 days ago

    I'm surprised that Hollywood did a movie like this at this time and Simba is not a transgender

  • Ayuba Elisha
    Ayuba Elisha 4 days ago +3

    That song with Beyonce is the worst remake ever. They really trashed that song

  • Pheminon
    Pheminon 4 days ago +3

    You know
    I had low hopes for this movie and I was still disappointed...
    Literally the definition of soulless. If you were to turn off the audio, it would look like a bunch of animals just walking around. There's no life breathed into this, there's nothing original (animation wise, I understand it's a remake), no one took any liberties. It's safe, bland, and boring

  • bonganiele2
    bonganiele2 4 days ago +4

    Talkin bout “No, I requested not be [in the room with Beyoncé]” Boy why is you lyin, boy why you Mufasa.

  • Andrew Maliberan
    Andrew Maliberan 4 days ago +2

    Is it just me or does Donald Glover look a lot like Childish Gambino?

    P.s. just a joke 😂😂😂

  • conan smith
    conan smith 4 days ago

    donald doesn't want to here, jimmy is a bad interviewer

  • Bj Baldwin
    Bj Baldwin 4 days ago

    They could have made the animals not so ragged looking

  • monique johnson
    monique johnson 4 days ago

    So donald Glover and childish gambeno not the same person

  • A-T
    A-T 4 days ago +6

    I honestly hate the format of Kimmel's interviews. He'll just interrupt you with the next question while you're still answering the current one SMH. Feels disrespectful

  • Cossette Williams
    Cossette Williams 4 days ago

    This was a nice and easy interview. Wish it was a little longer I enjoyed it.

  • JAZ MO
    JAZ MO 4 days ago +1

    So amazing how people giving all this credit to Beyoncé when adult Nala only had that one ass scene(from wat I remember) nobody else from the cast is getting much credit as she. ABC gave this woman an exclusive interview for being nala for probably 10 minutes 🤣💀🤣. Don’t see Beyoncé doin press 😒 I knooooo they didn’t change up the movie adding parts for y’all beloved 🤣💀🤣💀🤣

  • T
    T 4 days ago +1

    3:14 they start talking about Beyoncé

    COLLEGE DUDE 4 days ago +2

    the lip sync feel forced tbh:( pls tell me im wrong and its just me that feels this way, i feel bad dissing DG

  • Notchbrine25
    Notchbrine25 5 days ago +1

    Disney, congrats on making a CGI lion. Not congrats for making a CGI lion fit for a kids movie where he needs to show emotions, sing and dance

  • Lauren Williams
    Lauren Williams 5 days ago

    Actually Chris Rock daughter’s knew their dad was the Zebra in the Madagascar movies.

  • Mandela The Man
    Mandela The Man 5 days ago

    Yaaaaaas!!!! Atlanta season 3, is my destiny 💕❤️💕❤️💕❤️💕❤️

  • Mandela The Man
    Mandela The Man 5 days ago

    I wish I could have a party with Donald Glover and a bunch of other people in onesies and we could all sing and dance and cuddle... and spoon.... ☺️

  • Mandela The Man
    Mandela The Man 5 days ago +1

    Donald Glover is Daddy!!!!! Some day I’m gonna meet him, and shake his hand, and maybe hug him.... and than.... more

  • Charlie Luck
    Charlie Luck 5 days ago

    Dude has unreal talent, people need to realize we’re lucky to have a talent grow up in front us like this

  • Rush Love
    Rush Love 5 days ago +1

    Love The Lion King--but I'm not interested in seeing this rendition. Another season of Atlanta on the other hand....

  • J M
    J M 5 days ago +1

    This girl weird a f

    DREW UNIVERSAL 5 days ago +1

    Donald Glover. The most hardest working man on this planet right now🌎

  • Bob Random
    Bob Random 5 days ago

    I like how none of this is scripted

  • Steve Harvey
    Steve Harvey 5 days ago

    Muchdank wya

  • Julie Hopkinson
    Julie Hopkinson 5 days ago +9

    Donald Glover: I feel very connected to Simba's journey. The Lion King is a very human and honest story of what all of us through. I think that the story is such a beautiful way of showing how performance is not the point. The point is to be here and to be responsible for each other and love each other. Traumatic things will happen, the point is not to allow that to consume your entire life. You can grow and learn from that experience.

  • Julie Hopkinson
    Julie Hopkinson 5 days ago +1

    Jon Favreau: "Donald [Glover] is an amazing singer and a fantastic improviser, which is one of the things that drew me to him. He and I come from similar comedic roots. Donald [Glover] came up with a lot of the people that I came up with on the Chicago [improvisation] scene, overlapping with [Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre] and Tina Fey's world, so I knew that we were going to share a common approach in comedy and performance. And now his success across a slew of projects, having talents in all areas, it just felt right. I knew that Donald [Glover] would bring dynamism to the part in the way he would creatively engage, and that audiences would respond to him."

  • Julie Hopkinson
    Julie Hopkinson 5 days ago +1

    Lending his voice to the future king is Donald Glover, whose resume includes Grammy winning music performed as Childish Gambino.

  • Julie Hopkinson
    Julie Hopkinson 5 days ago +4

    As a Grammy winning artist, Donald Glover is known under the stage name Childish Gambino.

  • Julie Hopkinson
    Julie Hopkinson 5 days ago +1

    Donald Glover is an award-winning actor, producer, director, comedian and writer, and a Grammy Award winning recording artist.

  • Anthony Obiedo
    Anthony Obiedo 5 days ago

    Call me crazy but I don't get the Beyonce hype.

  • JD
    JD 5 days ago

    What a depressed little fgg this guy is, I feel sorry for him. Maybe go back to making youtube skits.

  • HopeForCRPS• DaynaPayne

    “Can I be honest?” “Gushers” I’m ballin 😂 •

  • Relaxing With ReRe
    Relaxing With ReRe 5 days ago +1

    Donald was looking at that clip like, “I dont know bout this, man”

  • Sieara DeLone
    Sieara DeLone 5 days ago

    8:30 Donald Glover on parenting and his family. I love it. REALLY

  • Nosihcta Draner
    Nosihcta Draner 5 days ago +1

    My boy bino looking like johnny venus in the thumbnail lol

    • Hoponopono
      Hoponopono 3 days ago +1

      Respect for knowing who the guy even is

  • That SamoanGuy
    That SamoanGuy 5 days ago +1

    I cannot believe Jimmy Kimmel is asking Donald Glover about animals on the red carpet and how much money he had when he was making it big, but I have to watch Donald Glover through a screen. Goddamn, Kimmel is the worst

  • random person
    random person 5 days ago

    I see Donald Glover and the Lion King, but I don't see Childish Gambino . . . could he not make it?

  • Khor Lie Wei
    Khor Lie Wei 6 days ago

    6:42 hakuna matata you welcome.

  • Roni Roshni
    Roni Roshni 6 days ago

    Please do a community movie