In a recent conversation with DJ Suss, Russ shared his list of artists that inspired him the most. When Suss asked him about his GOATs, artists that inspired him the most, Russ name dropped hip-hop legends.
“I originally got interested in rap and hip-hop via 50 Cent and Eminem. Then I got into, it was in high school, I was a freshman in high school in ’06 so, when Lil Wayne was going crazy. I just remember being in high school when freestyles were dropping and the mixtapes. Wayne was running s**t. I remember what it felt like when ‘A Milli’ dropped. Just the idea of being able to spaz on a beat, that was Wayne.” said Russ.
He also adds Drake, J. Cole, Jay-Z and Kanye West on his list.
Watch the full interview below: