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Childish Gambino's "This Is America" gathers huge response on Twitter

07 May 2018, 10:06 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

The multi-talented musician and actor, Childish Gambino, sparked reactions with his politically driven release, "This Is America".

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, has a list of talents that is seemingly endless. On 5 May, while hosting Saturday Night Live, the musician sparked a global discussion by dropping his latest release, "This Is America".

The four-minute track combines his usual contagious flair and impressive lyricism, but this time his track has pulsated across the world, spurring on a discussion over America's less-favourable side to society, and issues with gun violence.

Directed by Hiro Murai, the video creatively combines Gambino's signature dance routines and violent acts to convey a more sinister message.

Creatively, Childish Gambino is practically faultless. Having caused reactions from some of the world's biggest celebrities like Adele and Bruno Mars, it's difficult to predict what Donald Glover could do next.

With excitement building around a new album, fans are eagerly waiting for news of another release.

Childish Gambino has found his new superhero suit, a new form of expressionism through his music, and a perfectly timed comeback.

Gambino embarks on a North America tour in September 2018 with guests Rae Sremmurd and Vince Staples after a couple of festival appearances over the summer. Find out the full details.

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