Russ Keeps His Circle Small in “Me You” Video
One of the common universal themes in music is that success thrives because of a tight-knit group of friends. Artists that elevate themselves to superstar status publicly proclaim the importance of their friends who have helped them along the way. Russ, the 24-year-old rapper hailing from Roswell, Ga., has touched on this theme numerous times in his music videos, most recently with the visual for "MVP." Now with the release of the video for "Me You," from his debut album, There Really Is A Wolf, Russ brings this age-old saying to light with a creative visual sure to get people talking.
The visual, directed by Edgar Esteves, features Russ showing off the various aspects of recording music. His friends also join in on the process as he relaxes with them, trading jokes, before getting back to work. Throughout the track, Russ talks about what makes him different than you, in this instance, another rapper. "Me, got it out the mud, they respect that/Me always spread the love when I get back," he raps. He continues with how another rapper handles their road to success. "You, you got your hand out, that's a bitch move/You, always complaining like a bitch do," he says. What makes the video unique is that Russ features multiple clones of himself throughout the visual. These copies frequently share the screen together and towards the end, they all come together for a final go-around of the chorus.
Russ is scheduled to perform at the Day N Night Fest during the weekend of Sept. 8-10 at Anaheim, Calif.'s Angel Stadium. Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, and Chance The Rapper are headlining the three-day event which features appearances from a number of today's most popular artists.
Check out the visual for "Me You" below.
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