Here are all the background artists on “This Is America”

The liner notes reveal a group effort.

May 07, 2018
Here are all the background artists on “This Is America” Childish Gambino in the video for "This Is America."   YouTube

Childish Gambino's new track and accompanying video "This Is America" has generated a lot of conversation, including speculation on background vocals. Complex spotted Tidal's liner notes of the song, which reveal that five artists contributed to the song: BlocBoy JB, Quavo, Slim Jxmmi, Young Thug, 21 Savage.

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Young Thug has seemingly the most obvious line on the track, clearly saying "America, I just checked my following list, you motherfuckers owe me" during the song's second minute. The others offers mostly ad libs, including a "straight up" frm BlocBoy JB, whose "Shoot" dance makes an appearance in the video. Read Complex's breakdown of the contributions here.

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Here are all the background artists on “This Is America”