Cantrell – understand
Albany, Georgia raised skater turned rapper Cantrell is one of those artists whose music reads (and sounds) like poetry. Exploring narratives that resonate with you for a long time after the first listen, Cantrell’s artistry shines through his honest songwriting and versatile flow. That’s exactly the case throughout his discography, from 2018’s ‘Stardust 2 Angels’, to last year’s magnificent ‘DEVIL NEVER EVEN LIVED’ EP which featured stand out singles like ‘WaY BaCK’, ‘Fo Five’ and ‘4 Letter Word’.
For his COLORS performance, Cantrell lights up the stage with his wise words on ‘Understand’, the closing track to ‘DEVIL NEVER EVEN LIVED’. Produced by long-time collaborator MiSCHiEF BOY and K33lan who lay down a timeless beat, unsurprisingly, it’s Cantrell’s storytelling that reaches your heart and stirs your soul with lines like “It takes time to understand / That life ain’t promised, I mean I understand / We learn from it, I know, but understand / Understand that we never really understand”. Watch Cantrell’s performance of ‘Understand’ up top and be sure to give ‘DEVIL NEVER EVEN LIVED’ a spin to get the full picture.