The Grammy Award nominee delivered a master class in simplicity as the video shot in a warehouse covers a lot of layers and behind the scene themes delivering great art at a much needed time.
In less than 24 hours, the complex and layered music video received over 10 million views on YouTube.
To say the video politically charged is an understatement: "This Is America" is a confronting look at gun violence, police brutality, and the fractured social state in the U.S. right now.
He couldn't have picked a more poignant time to throw his hat into the discussion on gun violence in America. It's obvious what he's trying to say here - gun violence needs to stop.
Many people and celebrities are taking to social media to compare and contrast their thoughts on exactly what message the artist was attempting to convey as well as giving Glover overall praise.
It also features background vocals from some of the biggest names in music, including Young Thug, 21 Savage, Quavo, Rae Sremmurd's Slim Jxmmi, and BlocBoy JB. He hosted Saturday Night Live as Glover, and performed on the late-night sketch show as Gambino. Some viewers have pointed out that the people chasing him are not black, and so it may be another comment on race and police brutality. Watch the music video and SNL performance below.