By Tunde Adediran
Childish Gambino’s This Is America video was released May 5th 2018, and since its release over a week ago on YouTube, the video has garnered 85.3 million views making it the biggest first week debut of any video this year. It is also the No. 1 video on the YouTube Songs chart in 11 countries and currently No. 3 in Nigeria.
The video had the internet buzzing over its imagery, symbolism, references and cultural significance, sparking debates and conversations across blogs and social media.