Russ Is First Hip-Hop Artist To Go Platinum With No Features Or Production Help: Report
Hate him or love him, you possibly can’t deny the truth that Russ is a reasonably rattling proficient artist. You might not like the best way carries a chip on his shoulder or perhaps talks down on some youthful rappers or what they rap about, however the ATL native is a one-man machine creating charting hits. Hell, some folks get mad when Russ refers to himself as a producer-engineer-songwriter-rapper, which ANYONE would too if they might say all that, however Russ lives that life for actual. In reality, Russ is a lot extra proficient than what he will get credit score for that he’s quietly doing issues within the hip-hop world that nobody has ever carried out earlier than. For occasion, Russ is reportedly the very first artist in hip-hop to go platinum with no options, whereas additionally dealing with the ENTIRE manufacturing on the album as properly. He did such a feat on his newest challenge, There’s Really A Wolf.
This accolade was shared on Russ’ IG web page Monday morning, earlier than Hot 97’s Ebro gave him some reward and confirmed love by reposting it as properly.
Now you may be pondering what about J. Cole? He went platinum with no options as properly, however he did not deal with the challenge’s ENTIRE manufacturing. Apparently Cole did about 75% of his KOD album and Forest Hills Drive, however not the complete factor, making Russ the lone "wolf" to achieve such a feat.
Check out the IG posts (beneath) and congrats to Russ.