By Dana Sanchez
How we consume guns and violence as culture and entertainment — and then have to deal with it in our real lives — is at the heart of Childish Gambino’s new song and music video, Time reported.
Rapper, actor and producer Donald Glover released a new song and music video, “This Is America,” on Saturday Night Live. The four-minute music video was heavy with metaphors about race and gun violence in America.
Glover was both the host and the musical guest on SNL, performing two new songs. The performance and subsequent music video release of “This Is America,” is what had everyone talking, NPR reported.
In the video, Childish Gambino/Glover raps about the violent contradictions that come with being Black in America.
Less than three days after its release, the video has already amassed more than 39 million views on Youtube and ranks No. 5 on trending videos.
In the video, the rapper guns down a choir and dances as violence breaks out all around him, wearing just a pair of gray pants without a shirt. Click here to read entire article