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Donald Glover and his brother Steve write all of Paperboi's raps.
Paperboi's hit song "Paperboi" is performed in real life by Donald Glover's brother, Steve G. Lover.
According to Donald Glover, the show is "Twin Peaks with rappers."
The secret glowing lemon pepper sauce scene paid tribute to the glowing suitcase in 'Pulp Fiction.'
Donald Glover pitched the show as "if David Lynch or the Coen brothers made a show about hip hop culture."
Hiro Murai, the show's director, is Donald Glover's longtime collaborator. Murai has made multiple music videos and short films with Glover, including "Sober," "Telegraph Ave," and "Clapping for the Wrong Reasons."
In Episode 9, the album art for Childish Gambino's (Donald Glover) third album: "Awaken, My Love!" can be seen on the shelf in Craig's office.
Season 2 of Atlanta will not air until 2018 due to Donald Glover's commitment to the Han Solo Star Wars film, in which he plays Lando Calrissian.
Atlanta rap artist Killer Mike texted Keith Stanfield after the premiere, "Amazing job on an amazing show."
Childish Gambino and director Hiro Murai's collaboration "Telegraph Ave" partially covers Lloyd's "Oakland," and Lloyd plays on Paperboi's celebrity basketball team.
Keith Stanfield played Snoop Dogg in "Straight Outta Compton" and was also in "Dope" which are both about hip hop and rap music as well. He also had a part in "Miles Ahead," which was a musical biopic of Miles Davis.
Donald Glover is credited as a writer, producer, actor, and director. He also co-wrote the show's hit song "Paperboi" with his brother, Stephen Glover, who performs it.
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Paperboi mentions a T-Pain video shoot. T-Pain lives in Atlanta with his wife and kids.
Not every character appears in every episode.
Keith Stanfield and Brian Tyree Henry play best friends in the 2017 film "Crown Heights."
Harold House Moore plays Dr. Dre in the Tupac biopic 'All Eyez on Me' while Keith Stanfield plays Snoop Dogg in 'Straight Outta Compton.'
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Paper Boi's hit song was never played in its entirety once in the first season. Only portions were briefly played and a fan reciting the entire song in front of him in the night club.
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Donald Glover is not only an actor, writer, and director, but also a successful hip hop artist under alias Childish Gambino.
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In the pilot, when Paper Boy has an altercation in the parking lot, someone yells, "Worldstar!" This is the name of a popular hip hop and media website.
Donald Glover's brother Stephen Glover is a co-writer of the show.
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Earn dropped out of Princeton University for unknown reasons before the first season. In real life, co-star Brian Tyree Henry is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
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Atlanta rap group Migos play the drug dealers in episode three.

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