Fresh off the release of his second LP “East Atlanta Love Letter,” singer/songwriter/rapper 6LACK sets a melancholy tone with his recent performance of ‘Disconnect’ for COLORS.
Armed with only a dangling microphone and sporting a rhinestone-encrusted Scarface t-shirt, the Baltimore-born, Atlanta-raised artist gets right into his lane as he sings about the struggle to keep love alive.
Personally, ‘Disconnect’ is my favourite track from his new album and hearing him sing it live in this setting? Wow. His tone is deliberate yet weary with despair as he sings,
“Love is not looking over shoulders / Love is you should trust what I told you / Lately it’s like you been speaking fantasy and I’m speaking reality / ‘Cause we got problems we ain’t getting over.”
The stripped-down track makes for an even more engaging experience when performed live, and 6LACK takes full advantage of the intimacy that the COLORS studio offers. Alone in a dimly lit room with just his thoughts, 6LACK‘s voice only competes with the off-camera piano that accompanies him.
If you’re a fan, make sure you catch him on the road as he kicks off his From East Atlanta With Love tour next month in Cape Town, South Africa. Find your city and grab your tickets on his website as he makes his way across Africa, Europe, Australia and the U.S. <3