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New Childish Gambino music video 'Bonfire' from actor/rapper Donald Glover

Halloween's over, but there's still time for another scare. Rapper/actor/writer/comedian/every-other-job Donald Glover, or Childish Gambino as he goes by when rapping, just released a new music video promoting his new album. The song is "Bonfire," and the new album is "Camp."

You probably know Glover best for his work on NBC sitcom "Community" as Troy, but he also does standup comedy, wrote for "30 Rock," performs in sketch and improv comedy groups and does more than anyone else who isn't a robot should have time to do.

Glover's previous albums have been released for free online, to growing notoriety and acclaim. He began touring with his music, often selling out venues. Now he's hopping off new media and releasing a traditional record album.

The intense video for "Bonfire" begins with Glover wearing a noose around his neck, raising racial imagery from the top. It goes on to use the title of the song to depict scenes of campfire stories around the bonfire.

"Camp" hits stores Nov. 15. You can watch the "Bonfire" video below. You can also find out more about today's new releases from the Madeleine Brand Show.

(via The Daily What)

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