13 Hidden Meanings And Messages Behind Childish Gambino's Brilliant Music Video, "This Is America"

Blink and you just might miss some of these.

Yesterday, Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover released a music video for his new song, “This Is America.” The internet damn-near broke, because people were obsessed with the many layers and multiple meanings behind the 4-minute visual.

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Here’s what Forbes noticed about the dancing:

Here's what Forbes noticed about the dancing:

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None of the cars are new:

None of the cars are new:

The contrast between what we normally see in rap videos versus all of the old cars in this one Forbes explains, “This is America” gives careful attention to the types of cars used in the video. Nothing is new or modern. All of the makes and models are mid- to early-'90s, if not '80s, cars. This speaks to the whole idea that a fair number of Americans aren't driving new whips; many people are pushing boxy cars that still have tape decks. Luxury vehicles often seen in rap videos are noticeably absent from this one.”

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And yes, of course, SZA was there:

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Let us know in the comments if you saw something we missed.

Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/celebrity.xml

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