• DJ Manipulator & Louie Gonz Forward 26 September 2017 | View comments

  • Download/Stream ‘The Loops’ (Album): http://smarturl.it/TheLoops 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 notable joint project, ‘The Loops.’ Backed by Manipulator’s meditative instrumental, Gonz puts his knack for braggadocio aside and focuses on everything that’s 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 place the emotional weight of “Forward” to brilliant use by utilizing fetching grayscale effects in addition to slick editing techniques. Nearly every element of Gonz’s rhymes is featured here, whether it’s the bottle he can’t seem to put down, or the family that means so much to him. Speaking of, this video is dedicated to the memory of the emcee’s 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. Credits: • Artists: DJ Manipulator & Louie Gonz • Title: The Loops • Produced by: DJ Manipulator • Directed by: DJ Manipulator & Louie Gonz • Album: The Loops • Release Date: June 09, 2017 • Label: Music Is My Message / Speak Up Ent. Tracklist: 01. All Hail 02. Old Rain 03. This Sound (feat. Blu) 04. Who Want It (feat. Mr. Pacheco) 05. Interlude 1 06. Forward 07. Dolomite (feat. Josh Bliss) 08. Interlude 2 09. Rated R (feat. Lil Eto) 10. Scratch Interlude 11. War 12. Lean (feat. William Hurtz) Twitter: • DJ Manipulator: https://twitter.com/dustymanip • Louie Gonz: https://twitter.com/LouieGonzSS • Lil Eto: https://twitter.com/EtoMusicROC DJ Manipulator Online: • Website: http://www.musicismymessage.com • Twitter: https://twitter.com/dustymanip • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dustymanip • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dustymanip • SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/dj-manipulator Louie Gonz Online: • Twitter: https://twitter.com/LouieGonzSS • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/louiegonz • SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/louiegonz ℗ 2017 Music Is My Message / Speak Up Ent. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.

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