IVOR NOVELLO-NOMINATED RAPPER RUSS MILLIONS DROPS NEW TRACK ‘BACKSEAT’

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‘The leading figure in the evolution of party-orientated drill’ - The Guardian
‘A nationwide phenomenon’ - Clash

Multi-platinum, Ivor Novello-nominated rapper Russ Millions has dropped his new single ‘Backseat’. Watch the video BELOW.

The single showcases Russ Million’s lyrical flow and wordplay abilities creating an energy driven track. The single is also accompanied by an official video directed by Teeezy, which centers around Russ delivering his unique bars in the midst of a group of dancers.

In just a few years, Russ Millions has soared from underground rapper to a chart-dominating, platinum-selling household name. Hailed as one of the leading authorities in the UK drill scene, Russ is perhaps best known for being the first ever drill artist to reach #1 in the UK Official Charts with his Ivor Novello-nominated hit ‘Body’ alongside Tion Wayne which has garnered over one billion streams to date and became the #1 Track by a UK Artist on TikTok in 2021.

‘Backseat’ follows recent single ‘Reggae & Calypso’ alongside Buni & YV which reached #12 in the UK Official Charts, as well as Russ’ Gold selling hit ‘Gun Lean’ and Platinum certified single ‘Keisha, Becky’. As a pioneer of the Crashment sound, Russ has garnered critical plaudits from the likes of The Guardian, Clash, The Line of Best Fit, GRM and many more.

On top of breaking chart records, Russ has brought his energetic live show to arenas and festivals around the country, including a mainstage performance at Reading Festival, where he also joined Stormzy on his headline set, and an appearance with Drake and Davido at the 02 Arena.

2022 is shaping up to be a meteoric year for Russ Millions as he continues to push boundaries, release new music and collaborate with some of the scenes’ most exciting names.

Source Sony Music

April 15, 2022 7:00am ET by Sony Music  

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