Don’t sleep on Russ. The Atlanta native has been dropping a dizzying flurry of tracks over the past year – all of them produced, written and mixed by himself. The level of talent, focus and drive needed to do all of these tasks, let alone do them THIS well, is nothing short of phenomenal. This is the first and last time (okay, maybe not the last) I tell you – keep an eye on Russ and catch him before he blows big-time. Discover his track “DiMaggio” and good news: it’s a FREE DOWNLOAD!
Enough about Russ – this track “DiMaggio” lures you in with a jazzy, Pete Rock-esque vibe with the production, but then subtly (or not-so-subtly) slaps you with his raw storytelling skills about rising through the hip-hop ranks – and rise he has – over the past year, he’s amassed a whopping 140k followers on Soundcloud.
Russ “DiMaggio” is a wonderful package of a beautiful, reflective melody paired with a look-ma-we-made-it story of rags to riches!
Russ doesn’t play his cards close but drops them face-up on the table with lines like “Momma asking where’s my iTunes and Spotify checks, It’s funny cuz she use to ask when I was going back to classes, Now I’m paying off her debts off of melodies and raps.”
Russ is a proverbial music machine – seriously, I don’t think I can hit play fast enough before he drops another gem. Make sure you find him and follow – like the baseball player that this track is titled after, Russ is on a streak to the heights of this rap game.
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