Blu Cantrell (born Tiffany Cobb on October 1, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American R&B singer. She was born into a biracial family of jazz enthusiasts from Providence, Rhode Island. She and her five siblings were born of an Italian American mother who is a jazz singer and an African American father who was a NBA basketball player. She was raised by her mother.
In 2000, Cantrell was discovered by an A&R executive and began singing backup for artists such as Puff Daddy, Truth Hurts and Faith Evans.
She also was crowned Lady Of Soul of the year 2001 and won American Music Awards nominations.
Rumors says she has signed a record deal with Columbia Records.