Childish Gambino's "This is America" set to "Call Me Maybe" walks a fine line


I couldn’t even watch the whole thing. That was some White Feminist trash.


Jarring juxtaposition was already cooked into the original music video. This sorta works with the original message, once you’ve seen the original a couple times, because it just takes the existing contrast further…


BoingBoing youkoso!


Just one? But yeah, that’s a big one. The world is far safer than when it was when I was a latchkey kid. And yet, my sister, who knows this, doesn’t let her kids hardly do anything outside.



Goddamn, the comments section for Childish Gambino’s “This is America” set to “Call Me Maybe” walks a fine line has a winner. This comment deserves its own article in relation to Gambino as serving the role that folk singers served during Guthrie’s tenure as a human.

Article Headline: Is Donald Glover his generation’s Woody Guthrie?

Article Body: acting in Atlanta, performing as Childish Gambino, art creating awareness and defining for the middle class the battle within themselves that must be examined. Trent Reznor said he watched it 5 times. It’s being broken down for imagery identification relevance on NBC News.

Article Conclusion: This is America has become a rallying cry for disenfranchised black people (see World Star Hip Hop comments under videos of police brutality or general authoritarian mistreatment, if you dare. I am sure black twitter is a better example but write what you know.


Redbone !!!

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