Russell Vitale (born September 26, 1992), known by his stage name and mononym Russ, is an American hip hop recording artist, singer-songwriter and record producer.[2][3] He is known for his singles "What They Want" and "Losin Control", which peaked respectively at number 83 and 63 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[4] He is part of the Diemon Crew, a rap group.[5][6][7] His debut Columbia studio album There's Really a Wolf was released on May 5, 2017, and, on April 18, 2018, it was certified Platinum.[8]



Basement is a song by musical artist Russ, released on April 20, 2018.
Since I Was Broke
Since I Was Broke is a song by musical artist Russ, released on April 13, 2018.
Some Time
Some Time is a song by musical artist Russ, released on January 25, 2018.
Alone is a song by musical artist Russ, released on January 19, 2018.

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Hip-hop rapper and producer Russ to perform at Coliseum
  –  March 27, 2018
EL PASO, Texas - The hip-hop rapper, singer-songwriter, producer and audio stream superstar Russ is coming to El Paso ... making him one of Nielsen Music’s 30 most streamed artists of 2017. He has now reached 1.3 billion audio streams and accumulated ...
Southside to Russ: 'Don't Speak on Black Producers at All'
  –  April 24, 2018
They are the OGs, we respect them, but music has changed and it has shifted. You sound stupid, bro." A post shared by DJ Akademiks (@akadmiks) on Apr 23, 2018 at 2:34pm PDT As you likely recall, Russ—way back in January 2017—said "you gotta blame the ...
Russ on Going Platinum With No Features, Drake Being the Greatest of All Time & Why He's the Steph Curry of Rap
  –  April 23, 2018
"You don’t have to like me or the music, but on a number-based thing, name 20 more successful hip-hop album debuts as far as number-wise?" Despite being drunk off confidence, Russ has a good reason to be feeling himself. First, he earned two platinum ...
Frank Dukes, London On Da Track, and Other Hip-Hop Producers Fire Back at Russ
  –  April 22, 2018
Specifically, they're upset with a recently resurfaced VladTV interview, in which Russ said we need to blame producers for wack music—not rappers. "People think that you blame the rappers for the state of hip-hop," he explained. "Rappers are not making ...
Russell Wayne "Russ" Wiley
  –  April 14, 2018
He enjoyed trout fishing, duck hunting, playing golf and bicycling. Russ also enjoyed music and played the tuba both in high school and later in a dance band combo. He also spent many of his later years singing with the Keck Men's Chorus known as the ...


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