Then, it happens again as he opens fire on an entire choir of gospel singers. And despite the lovely distractions in life, it's important to acknowledge and stay focused on the injustices that surround us at any given second. But as protests, police clashes and chaos ensue in the background, he continues to sing oblivious to his environment. Another wrote that "Childish Gambino is what Kanye aspires to be but fails to attain". The guns used in the clip are treated with care, with well-dressed men appearing to whisk them away on red cloth, while black bodies lie where they fell in the background. And Gambino points out how artists and musicians like him must also share some of the blame; how even art and music can distract one from the stark reality of such issues.
The rapper, who is stirring the pot as of late with his Kanyeisms, took to Twitter to react to the sketch with string of emojis giving us the impression that he was highly entertained by the SNL sketch. "This Is America" references numerous country's recent mass shootings from the Charleston, SC church shootings to Florida's Stoneman Douglas High School.
"Don't catch you slippin" up", Gambino raps. There's no release date yet for the new album, but we can probably expect it sometime before the end of the year.More news: Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid new United Kingdom home secretary
Stormy Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford) also makes a cameo appearance in the sketch, saying, "I know you don't believe in climate change, but a storm's a-comin' baby!"
This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill music video with flashy cars and flashing money.
If you listen closely to Childish Gambino's newly released single "This Is America", you'll realize it wasn't exactly a solo effort. And we can't wait to hear the whole thing!