6 COLORS Performances To Watch
COLORS is a unique platform that shines a spotlight on exceptional, diverse musicians – both established and up-and-coming – across the globe. Defined by a distinctive aesthetic that revolves around a coloured backdrop, the atmosphere heightens the performance and invites viewers into the artists’ worlds. With its finger on the pulse of the music industry, the Berlin-based studio continues to connect us with the artists we need to know, and these six performances are the perfect place to start exploring.
In 2018, Atlanta-born rapper J.I.D demonstrated his undeniable skill and lyricism, performing his track Working Out against a mauve backdrop. The slick performance was praised for J.I.D’s smooth voice and effortless delivery that highlighted the sentiment of the lyrics
Iranian-Dutch multi-disciplinary artist Sevdaliza combines electronic elements with traditional instruments, creating a sound that carefully treads the line between classic and contemporary. The Persian influences on her music can be heard in her soothing, moody sound, and intricate vocal trills, all exhibited in this hair-raising performance.
It takes a special artist to weave intricate storytelling into their music, and London-born Little Simz is a master at doing so. Radiating cool, she exhibits an unparalleled flow at her COLORS performance, as she performs her track Venom in front of a muddy, khaki backdrop.
Frequently likened to OutKast, EarthGang is an American hip hop duo hailing from Atlanta, Georgia. The two members are highly praised for their strengths in both rapping and singing, using vocals and lyricism to captivate listeners – as demonstrated in this stellar presentation.
Princess Nokia is the embodiment of a free spirit in her COLORS performance. She boasts a laid-back attitude that complements the track’s relaxed instrumentals, as do the soothing purple surroundings.
Ego Ella May
Performing a mesmerising rendition of her track Girls Don’t Always Sing About Boys, Ego Ella May showcases her bewitching vocal talent in front of a dusty pink backdrop. The jazz vocalist sings with ease and effortlessness, offering listeners a four-minute refuge for the duration of the video.