Donald Glover alias Childish Gambino, released “This Is America” on Saturday, May 5, after he hosted and singed on Saturday Night Live. The song and it’s politically charged video took off like crazy, earning Childish Gambino his first No. 1 hit.
If you haven’t seen the video already, here it is:
Obviously, Childish Gambino also had a tremendous week in terms of total on-demand streams, as his catalog earned 102.7 million clicks, which comprises both video and audio. That’s a 487% boost over the previous week, bolstered primarily by “This Is America,” which generated 65.3 million streams alone in its first week.