Donald Glover wants people to interpret the meaning behind his new music video in their own way.
If you’ve been anywhere near the internet over the past few weeks, you’ll almost certainly have watched Donald Glover’s super powerful new music video “This Is America”. Not only has it received a massively positive reaction for the way it tackles gun violence, but it’s also been accompanied by a huge amount of analysis breaking down the video’s many hidden references.
So can the man who created it explain what the video was referencing to? During a interview with Chris Van Vliet from WSVN-TV about playing the role of Lando Calrissian in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino said it is not his place to explain what is happening in the video. Whatever its intended purpose, he’s definitely got people talking, which seems to be exactly what he wanted. Check out the interview below.