30 Best Things We Saw at Governors Ball 2014Outkast, Jack White, the Strokes and more highlights from the Northeast's premiere music festival
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Best Reason to Skip the Strokes: Childish Gambino
The Strokes' performance on the Governor's Ball mainstage was packed to the gills, but there was still a sizable group of people who did not give a nan about these New Yorkers: Childish Gambino fans. For many rap critics, Gambino is considered a somewhat baffling outlier, a sort of backpacky, not-great hip-hop project of a man whose dayjob is a comedian, but for his fans, he is on par with God and Neil deGrasse Tyson, worth seeing regardless of his unfortunate timeslot. They are young, they are wild, they are carefree, they are Childish Gambino's gigantic fanbase. They are our future. J.E.S.