American rapper and singer Russ has recruited up-and-coming rapper Ktlyn for the extended remix of his single, “HANDSOMER (Extended Remix).”
Russ’ first hit singles came from his twelfth studio album, There’s Really a Wolf, and were: “What They Want”, “Losin Control” and “Best on Earth”, peaking respectively at number 83, 63, and 46 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Russ’ thirteenth album, Zoo, was released on September 7, 2018, and peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard 200. His fourteenth studio album, Shake the Snow Globe, was released on January 31, 2020, again peaking at number 4 on the US Billboard 200. Outside of his solo music, he is part of Diemon, a music collective from Atlanta.
On June 30, 2020, Russ announced that he completed his deal with Columbia Records and is now an independent artist. On November 17, 2020, he released an EP titled Chomp. It features guest appearances from Black Thought, Busta Rhymes, Benny the Butcher and Ab-Soul, among others.
On November 18, 2021, Russ announced a new EP, Chomp 2, as the sequel to last year’s Chomp. The project was released on December 8, 2021 under Russ My Way Inc.