Category: Russ

Cherry Hill – Navigating the Complexities of Love and Reminiscence

In the lush soundscape of modern hip-hop and R&B, certain tracks resonate with a raw emotional candor that transcends the habitual braggadocio and boasts. ‘Cherry Hill’ by Russ embodies this rare storytelling depth, striking straight to the core of vulnerability. Composed with an insidious harmony, the track unfolds as an intimate confession inked with love, longing, and hindsight.

Missin You Crazy – The Heartrending Odyssey of Nostalgia and Lost Love

Drenched in the aching hues of yesteryears, Russ’s ‘Missin You Crazy’ is an odyssey through the bittersweet alleys of nostalgia and the piercing recognition of a love that’s slipped away. With a poignant lyrical embrace, the track stands as a stark testimony to the inescapable truth that in the passage of time, we often find fragments of a ‘self’ and sentiments that once defined us.

What They Want – Inside the Hustle for Authenticity and Control in Hip-Hop

Russ’s ‘What They Want’ isn’t just another track; it’s a statement. The melodic rap tune, which manoeuvres through the independent artist’s musings on the music industry, underlines the perpetual chase for money and manipulation within its ranks. At its core, the song is a reflective exploration of self-identity and assertiveness in a space where commodification often overrides authenticity.

Losin Control – Unraveling Emotional Vulnerability in Relationships

The raw emotional intensity behind Russ’s ‘Losin Control’ reverberates through the tangled web of love, trust, and heartbreak. As an introspective ballad that dissects the complexities of falling in love after experiencing deep emotional wounds, the track’s candid narrative captures the fragility inherent in new beginnings.

Put You On Game

“Put You on Game” by Russ

What the phrase “put you on game” means, in context, is that the vocalist is going about advising listeners on how to be successful. Russ is a B-list rapper who appears to have already experienced...

Are You Entertained

“Are You Entertained” by Russ & Ed Sheeran

The title of this song (“Are You Entertained”) was of course derived from that unforgettable “are you not entertained” moment in Gladiator as recited by Russell Crowe. This is verified considering that self-same sample serves as the vocal intro...

Never Again

“Never Again” by Russ

This song (“Never Again”) is simple enough in its approach, as it details the musings of a vocalist who has definitively decided to break up with the addressee, the woman he apparently loves but...


“Satisfy” by Russ

It doesn’t take rocket science to presume what a pop song possessing such a title (“Satisfy”) is actually about. And if, dear reader, your presumption is sex, then congratulations, you are in fact correct. Here...

I love Me by Russ

“I Love Me” by Russ

Russ is indeed loving himself on “I Love Me”. However, this is not a case of him being a narcissist. Rather he is expressing this sentiment to a specific type individuals and even more particularly to...

Freed Up by Russ

“Freed Up” by Russ

The title of this song is derived from the assertion that Russ is ‘freed up to do what he pleases’. As presented, this basically means that he trusts and is guided by his instincts, or...