Childish Gambino just released a brand new song called “This is America”. Watch the accompanying music video above. Directed by Hiro Murai, the political visuals find the rapper amidst and causing chaos in an abandoned warehouse. There’s even a cameo by none other than SZA. The song was produced by Gambino himself along with Ludwig Göransson
“This is America” is Childish Gambino’s first new music since his 2016 Grammy-nominated full-length “Awaken, My Love!”. Earlier this week, the musician announced new tour dates with Vince Staples, which will follow the first leg of his previously announced tour with Rae Sremmurd. Peep the tour dates below.
09-06 Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Arena $
09-08 Chicago, IL – United Center $
09-10 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre $
09-12 Boston, MA – TD Garden $
09-14 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden $
09-15 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden $
09-18 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center $
09-19 Washington, DC – Capital One Arena $
09-22 Houston, TX – Toyota Center $
09-23 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center $
09-26 Inglewood, CA – The Forum $
09-27 Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena $
09-29 Seattle, WA – Key Arena $
09-30 Vancouver, British Columbia – Rogers Arena $
10-02 San Jose, CA – SAP Center at San Jose ^
10-03 Inglewood, CA – The Forum ^
10-05 Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena ^
10-09 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center ^
10-12 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena ^
$ with Rae Sremmurd ^ with Vince Staples
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In other music news, after Kanye West’s controversial comments about slavery, a Nigerian lawmaker has invited him to visit Africa’s slave ports. Get the full scoop right here.