Topaz Jones is an up and coming rapper from New York who is only 20 years old. Check out his video for “Grasping For Breath”, directed by Simon Davis & Jason Filmore Sondock. The video brings Jones’ storytelling to life with this clean and visually incising clip. He produced the beat himself.
The second video grabs your attention instantly with a simplistic artful cinematic clip “Coping Mechanism.” The video adds a ominous quality that speaks to the struggles Jones raps about, and the battles and desire to conquer the barriers that hold people back. Jones uses rap as an outlet from overwhelming circumstances in the visual below.
Hear some of his other music on soundcloud.