With his debut full-length offering, The Color Blue, still in heavy rotation with me, fast-rising Chicago rapper D2x has been slowly making his way to the top. With a new album slated for next year, his latest single “Understand” shows he’s rapping with a new level of confidence.
Few artists can pull in listeners immediately off the strength of their pen as D2x. With such a successful debut album, It often takes more work to meet high expectations. With his new single “Understand,” D2x surpasses these expectations and shows just how consistent of an artist he is. Produced by RoMarsalis and Gold Haze, the single features smooth production that D2x effortlessly flows over with ease. Although D2x details trials and tribulations throughout this track, it has a triumphant feel.
D2x can effortlessly strike a balance between lyrical vulnerability and impressive songwriting that a few artists can accomplish. If his upcoming album is anything like “Understand,” then you should definitely anticipate its release.
Listen to “Understand” below.