Bandup Gotti's debut Short Film was released on October 11th, which
accompanies the launch of his latest project, "East Lewis" This visually
captivating short film mirrors the sonic experience of his music. The storyline
unfolds as we see Gotti enjoying a night at the club with his close friends, only
to be followed by the events of "Trust Issues" where one of his companions
from the club presents him with an opportunity to profit from a rigged sporting
Following these plot points, the viewer is treated to the first performance in the
film, featuring Gotti rapping his standout track, "Lil Ballin.” The camera then
shifts to a solo shot of Gotti receiving a call by the waterfront from the friend
involved in the rigged sporting event, confirming its success.
The emotional resonance of "Momma Gotti" is felt as we witness Gotti sitting in
his car, listening to a heartfelt voicemail from his mother, reminiscing about their
earlier years together. This voicemail beautifully sets the stage for the next
scene, where Gotti engages in a therapy session, performing his introspective
record, "Loon Lane" which references the home mentioned by his mother.
Overall, Bandup Gotti's short film is a compelling visual representation of his
music, weaving together a captivating narrative and performances that resonate
with the viewer's emotions.
"East Lewis is a true story! Although I've released music and visuals prior to East Lewis, I consider this the most direct visual and sonic introduction to my world. It captures that raw, uncut vibe, presenting both the good and the bad. While I view every release as a stepping stone for what's to come, this one holds particular significance, and in 2024, you can expect things to be taken to the next level."
Written by OG ILLA
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