Five controversial music videos

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Childish Gambino’s This is America exploded into the world on Saturday and already has about 50 million hits under its belt.

If you’ve seen it yet (and if you’ve not, you should) you’ll know why it’s proving controversial.

Powerful and graphic in equal measure, it stuns with the amount of violence – which includes Gambino executing a man before gunning down a gospel choir.

Five controversial music videos
Five controversial music videos

It’s generally being praised rather than condemned, despite the stark imagery and bloodshed.

Other controversial videos have, in the past, not been received quite so well. Scroll down for more.

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