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'Awaken, My Love!' Is Black Excellence, For Those Who Want To Travel Back in Time

Glover's mesmerizing Childish Gambino record 'Awaken, My Love!' uplifts black people in moments of social and political turmoil.

I already had “Me and Your Mama” stuck in my head. I love it’s gradual, groovy buildup interrupted by a audacious blast of instrumentals and creepy laughter. “LET ME IN...TO YOUR HEART,” Childish Gambino and chorus belts, so forward and demanding that I find it oddly romantic, in the same way that Teddy Pendergrass shouts, in equal annoyance and excitement,“Turn them off!!” at the end of “Turn of the Lights”.

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