At 20 years old, Joseph "Doeman" Gonzales is rapidly moving up the Texas Hip Hop ranks. In the true spirit of South by Southwest, the Houston native performed nine unofficial shows at SXSW in 2014. Since then, the young rapper has opened for Big Krit, Slim Thug and Kirko Bangz. Along with releasing his critically acclaimed debut full-length album The Gold Blooded LP, as well as performances at the A3C Music Festival in Atlanta, Doeman's own Pandora station was launched (DOEMAN Radio). Doeman hit the stage over 10 times as an official SXSW artist in 2015, including Hustlepalooza, Welcome To The South and Bun B's Birthday Celebration.
Doeman's musical influences include Sunny Ozuna, classic Motown, Slick Rick, Big Pun and 2pac. His sound fuses the grit and pure energy of hip-hop with the sentiments of legendary artists who spoke and sang about the reality of the lives they lived.
Doeman was a featured artist on the "Republic of Texas Tour" presented by Grammy award winning and platinum music producer Nathan "Happy" Perez. The six city tour, featured artists curated personally by Happy Perez. Doeman released his collaboration project $TEREO TYPE$ EP in February 2015 along with producer Trakksounds.