Last weekend after his Coachella performance, Childish Gambino fans flocked to the internet to watch his new short film Guava Island. Notably quiet for the first few days following its release was his co-star Rihanna.
Then, late last night on Instagram, Rihanna delivered massive praise to Glover, calling him “a true gem to the culture.”
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wow! the response to #GuavaIsland has been quite overwhelming. So happy you guys felt the beauty in this film! @childishgambino you are a true gem to the culture. I’m so proud of you and the work you put into making this film. I felt how close this was to you and your entire team! Thank you for trusting me with this role! It was the greatest experience being in Cuba, phones off, present with life and art! It was humbling! I loved watching every second of it! Go to @amazonprimevideo to watch if you haven’t already! #GuavaIsland