Towkio Premieres Intense 'Reflection' Video: Exclusive

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Towkio’s latest project, .Wav Theory, is laced with raw emotion -- it's what strengthens the Chicago rapper's storytelling.

One of the 13-song mixtape’s standout tracks is the Kaytranda-produced "Reflection," on which Towkio, 21-years old, raps about his fading relationship with a cocaine-obsessed lover. The video, directed by Peter Collins Campbell and Towkio himself, brings the brutally honest story to life.

Check out the video for Towkio's "Reflection," premiering here on The Juice.

Trigger Warning: This video deals with rape and features drug use. 

The visual closes with a heavy, intense ending where a woman is getting high at a house party while her friend is about to be raped.

"'Reflection’ is a narrative that speaks on the human psyche," he tells Billboard. "The video shows characters chasing their desires while ignoring the consequences. I used cocaine as a metaphor of numbness and self-reflection. The mind is always in search of fulfillment, and we must be conscious of the power our decisions hold."

.Wav Theory, released on April 28, features guest appearances by his friends, rappers Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Donnie Trumpet and more. It's executive produced by Social Experiment's Peter Cottontail. Stream below.

 

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