Russ Vitale, also known just as Russ, is an American hip hop singer, songwriter and a producer who is also a part of the rap group called “Diemon Crew”.
He became known for his original hip-hop and R&B music mixture.
Russell Vitale was born on September 26, 1992 in New Jersey in the United States. He comes from a family whose roots are in Italy and Vitale is a very common Italian surname.
His family moved a lot due to his father’s job. They first moved to Kentucky, and after a while they relocated to North Carolina and finally to Georgia, where they settled and started a more peaceful family life.
He was only seven when he started writing rap songs and lyrics and at the age of 14 he started making his own beats. He was very engaged in songwriting and making rhymes.
He made his first rap song at the age of 18 and after that he started producing a lot of music and beats.
He went to Russell High School after what he enrolled The Kennesaw State University but he dropped out during the first year. He decide to devote all of his time to making music and the future proved him right.
Russ and his friends formed a rap group “Diemon Crew”. It consisted of Ruds and two more members: his friends Bugus and John Anthony.
Russ signed a contract with Columbia Records in 2016. Columbia Records is a record label owned by Sony and they decided to invest in him as they thought he was a rising star.
He relocated to Atlanta in 2000, to be closer to the hip hop music center.
He released a single called “What They Won” which ultimately came very high on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
After this success he made another single called “Losin Control” which gained even more success and a higher rank on the same chart.
In spring 2017 he released his first album named “There’s Really a Wolf”. He got a great feedback after releasing the album and now he is very busy with booking concerts and making new singles.
He was nominated at 2017 “Woodie Awards” which is an MTV semiannual award event. From this point forward he is on a good way to receive his first award.
He has heterochromia which means that his eyes aren’t the same colour. One eye is light brown and the other is dark brown.
He found role models in 2Pac and Eminem.
He plays a lot of instruments he learned himself, except the guitar which his father taught him how to play.
Althgough it is known that he has dated a lot, he keeps his private life away from the media. There aren’t many pictures of him neither with his girlfriend neither with his family.
Full name: Russell Vitale
Nick name: Russ
Date of birth: September 26, 1992
Birth place: New Jersey, United States
Occupation: rapper, songwriter and producer
Education: Roswell High School
Awards: nominated for 2017 Woody Awards
Personal Life and Family
Father name: NA
Mother name: NA
Brother name: NA
Sister name: NA
Marital status: dating
Girlfriend: Laura Gallacher
Sexual Orientation: straight
Pet own: NA
Personal Look and Measurements
Hair Color: black
Eye color: brown
Distinctive Features: He has one dark brown eye and one light brown eye, tattoo on his arm
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $1 million
Interesting Facts about Russ Vitale
He is extremely popular in Saudia Arabia.
Russ Vitale is a known Italian-American hip hop artists who managed to make 11 albums from 2011 until now.