This is America

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Hiro Murai, ‘This is America’ Director, Inks New Production Deal

The filmmaker, who is known for boundary-pushing music videos for Childish Gambino and Kendrick Lamar, will focus on producing features and more.

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What's Really Happening in 'This is America'?

Here are a few takes from Black critics and artists who dissected the layers and allusions in Childish Gambino’s new music video.