ลงประกาศเมื่อ 21 Feb 2019 อัพเดทล่าสุด 21 Feb 2019 20:06:04 น. เข้าชม 331 ครั้ง
One hallmark of Russ' music is that every song is self-produced. In fact, he alone handles each step of the process: songwriting, engineering, production, rapping, singing, mixing, and mastering. He has flaunted his creative independence at every turn and on every song, most notably on
Russ' popularity has increased, a new through-line has emerged in his music, a tributary branching off his central themes of ambition and autonomy: rampant fraudulence in the music industry.
In October 2014, Russ Vitale logged on to SoundCloud for the first time. His strategy was simple yet deadly: post one new song every week.
By August 2015, he had amassed 5,000 followers. In September 2016, he surpassed 200,000 followers. It is now February 2017, and Russ has 368,000 SoundCloud followers, as well as a record deal with Columbia Records and co-signs from everyone from Kylie Jenner to Rick Rubin.
How did Russ pull himself up from the gutter of SoundCloud to become one of the music platform's brightest stars? In a nutshell, he spoke his success into existence. With each weekly release, he expounded upon themes of aspiration, determination, and self-reliance. His music, an exotic cross-breed of Bear Gryllz and Anthony Robbins, is an exercise in self-motivation. His YouTube username used to be "wakethenation0345." And he's not done yet: “I want to be the biggest, most impactful artist ever in the world. Ever.”