Kobalt Music has signed Grammy Award-winning rapper Childish Gambino, née Donald Glover, to a worldwide publishing agreement. The deal also extends to Glover’s creative agency Wolf + Rothstein. The terms of both agreements include publishing administration, global synch and creative support services. In the case of Gambino, the pact covers all of his future songs after the Awaken, My Love! album.
“Donald is one of those rare, multi-talented artists who can do it all,” says Kobalt senior VP, creative Al McLean in a statement announcing the signing. “It’s an honor to sign Donald and the Wolf + Rothstein collective to the Kobalt family.”
Adds Wolf + Rothstein co-principal Wolf Taylor, “Wolf + Rothstein is excited to partner with Kobalt. We’re looking forward to growing the roster together.”