Childish Gambino Drops Music Video for “L.E.S.” [VIDEO]
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In the fall of 2011, Childish Gambino (aka Donald Glover) released his fourth studio effort entitled Camp. Track 8 is a catchy, string-filled rap called “L.E.S.” There are some vague shout-outs to the neighborhood, like the girl cryin’ on Ludlow or meeting friends at Pianos. Nothing over the top.
Well, team Glover/Gambino finally got around to filming a video for the song, and it’s pretty cool. Photographer Ibra Ake spent “several nights” filming bits for this ode to the Lower East Side, dropping it just a few days ago. The well-produced short certainly captures the essence of diversity after dark around the neighborhood, and is fairly addictive. Lots of eye candy – skaters, high-heelers, short skirts, bros, iPhone zombies, lesbian necking, steamy backseat coitus, and plenty of storefront cameos.