What it means to be in Childish Gambino's America

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It was unveiled during Gambino's (Donald Glover) appearance on Saturday Night Live and features the musician dancing topless in a large, open warehouse.

On top his performance, he was also the host of the episode.

The artist has said is next album will be his last under his stage name.

As the video continues he goes on to commit another shocking act of gun violence before turning to the camera and saying 'This is America'. He also debuted another new song during his first set, continuing to showcase his funky aesthetic from Awaken, My Love! while demonstrating some impressive evolution.

The video is made to look like it's been filmed all in one shot.

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The latest video from rapper Childish Gambino, the Grammy-winning alter ego of actor and comedian Donald Glover, is getting massive attention online and prompting widespread debate for its unvarnished portrayal of racism and gun violence in the U.S.

The video's choreographer, Sherrie Silver, retweeted a comment, perhaps in agreement, from someone who argued: "Childish Gambino's dance moves distracted all of us from the craziness that was happening in the background of the video & that's exactly the point he's trying to make". 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.

He recently gave an MTV Cribs-style tour of the Millenium Falcon from the film.

He recently released another piece of work packed with pop culture and current references - a fake script for his Deadpool animated series, which was cancelled.

So far 2018 has been his year across the field.