Childish Gambino earns his first number 1 hit.
“This Is America” will handily top Childish’s other highest topping song, “Redbone,” of his last album, Awaken, My Love!, which only peaked outside the top ten at number twelve. The song will finally replace Drake as the top artist on the chart, who possessed the last two number one songs in “God’s Plan” and “Nice For What.”
It seems that there isn’t anyone in entertainment that’s having a better month than Childish Gambino right now. First he hosted and performed at the same time on Saturday Night Live, he wrapped up the second season of his TV show, Atlanta, and he’s starring in the soon-to-be released Han Solo standalone film. Throw a number one song into the mix and it’s hard to see how it could get much better.