Childish Gambino Drops Surreal New Video, 'This Is America'

Childish Gambino Drops Surreal New Video, 'This Is America' (Watch)

Though his latest drop and political stance (if you haven't seen the video yet, we recommend heading to YouTube after you've read this) are undoubtedly the hot topic, here at GQ we've also realised that Donald Glover is (arguably) the best-dressed man in the world right now. His new video has gotten a lot of attention on social media since its weekend debut. It has been viewed more than 36 million times on YouTube.

The video starts with Gambino inside a warehouse as lyrics about having a party begin to play out before the music star breaks things up by shooting a hooded prisoner in the head.

In later scenes, police cars and rioters fill the background while bystanders look at their phones (possibly recording the scene unraveling before them), which creates a chaotic atmosphere while Glover sings, "Police be trippin" now/ Yeah, this is America/ Guns in my area/ I got the strap/ I gotta carry "em". In the video, Glover is joined by a number of schoolchildren who jive in unison with the rapper.

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Gambino is the Grammy-winning alter-ego of Donald Glover. It is a bold, biting commentary on modern American discourse and the racial disparity, gun violence and vanity that come with it. This is America really is contemporary America - it is Glover's America, the average African-American's America, and now, it is also Donald Trump's America.

"We have, in effect, normalized black death in America", he told The Current. But that is exactly what happened this morning, when Childish Gambino's This Is America was blasted over breakfast tables across the country.

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