African joy amid U.S. violence: Choreographing Childish Gambino's Grammy-winning video

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, and his collaborators took home Grammys for song of the year, record of the year and music video for "This Is America," a sing-songy rap tune that now boasts over 480 million views on YouTube.

Long before Sunday’s wins, the project was one of the most heavily debated music videos in 2018 due to the images shown and messages presented about violence in America and the conditioned response to that violence.

Advertisement > The video, as much as the song, was the spark for much of that conversation.

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