Russell James Vitale, better known as Russ, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, musician and producer who has made a big impact in the industry already. He may be the most well-known for his singles What They Want and Losing Control which relatively hit #83 and #63 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Russ released his 12th studio album, There’s Really a Wolf, in May of 2017 and it was certified Platinum in April of 2018. He released his 13th studio album, titles Zoo, in September of 2018 and peaked at #4 on the US Billboard 200. Aside from his solo rapping career, he is also part of the rap group named Diemon Crew.
Russ has over 12 singles that have gone either gold or platinum since his career started back in 2011 with the release of his debut album with Diemon, titled Velvet. Since signing to Columbia Records, he has come out with 3 solo albums including his most recent, Shake The Snow Globe (2020). Russ will be making his way to Philly on June 1st 2021, performing at the incredible venue that is The Met Philadelphia. Get your tickets now while they’re cheap!