In the melancholy video for his new single “Bankrupt,” it seems to be like Russ may use some relationship counseling — or not less than, study some new coping strategies. The video opens with the New Jersey rapper dipping out on a foul date, leaving his woman hanging at a diner. Then, he drives to a close-by motel and proceeds to mope a bit earlier than utilizing the payphone exterior to name his ex — a dialog that appears unproductive, at finest. Finally, he units fireplace to his automobile, presumably to maintain himself from backsliding, though it seems to be like he’s now stranded within the desert as an alternative.
All jokes apart, it seems that the outspoken advocate for creative independence has discovered his groove in current months, dropping a string of creative movies starting from the celebratory “Ugly” to the moody “Misunderstood” and “Hard For Me.” He additionally lately launched his own strain of cannabis products named for his well-received 2020 EP Chomp. Despite his obvious relationship points — three breakup movies in a row implies some emotional baggage, for certain — his profession has turned out to be “pandemic proof” and his esteem amongst followers has grown ever since he gained far from previous social media fake pas. Judging from his income from streaming, merch, and different enterprise ventures, he’s removed from going bankrupt in the interim.
Watch Russ’s “Bankrupt” video above.