The Massachusetts-based duo of DJ Manipulator and Louie Gonz return with the striking visuals for “Forward,” an emotionally gripping and soulful cut off their joint project, The Loops.
Making use of DJ Manipulator’s solemn instrumental, Gonz focuses on everything negative that has been trying to pull him down over the years. From the naysayers to liquor to the devil himself, there’s been plenty of negativity swarming the rapper’s brain. And it’s all brought to life in this beautifully shot video which they both had a hand in directing.
The visuals beautifully captures the emotions displayed on the track by utilizing fetching grayscale effects in addition to slick editing techniques. Gonz also used this video to pay homage to the memory of his late father, Luis A. Gonzalez Sr., who’s honored in the closing credits.
Check out the visuals for “Forward” and be sure the keep The Loops in steady rotation. Head over to the digital retailer of your choice to stream or download the 12 track project which is available via Music Is My Message / Speak Up Ent. And for those in the New England area, the duo will be performing at the Worcester Palladium this Friday at part of The 508 Tour with Joyner Lucas. Click here to cop your tickets!
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