Nigerian Version of 'This is America' Goes Viral Overnight

Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana took to YouTube to do his own version to Childish Gambino's 'This is America' called 'This is Nigeria' that went viral overnight. The powerful video shows the harsh reality in Nigeria in a brutally honest way that we all need to see...

Childish Gambino's 'This is America' went viral the second it came out a month ago with its social commentary about social and racial issues in America. The video didn't only make you want to move to its beats but it also sparked a conversation about gun control and the part we all play in the growing violence rates across the country.

The video had many hidden messages so that you had watch you it more than once to catch them all, and it keeps getting more and more views with every day that goes by. Like most popular videos, This is America got spoofed and had versions of it come out all over the web.

Nigerian pop star Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana decided to do his own spin on the video called 'This is Nigeria' that went viral overnight. The video hit over a million views in less than three days, and like This is America, Falz got into the social issues that plague his country; murders, growing crime rates and violence are all portrayed in a visual way that derives from Nigeria's culture and leaves everyone who watches the video shaken after realizing what happens in the that part of Africa. 

Source: Falz/VEVO