Russell Taylor was crowned as the inaugural crowd sourced VH1 “You Oughta Know” artists, beating out over four hundred competitors and having his name placed alongside “You Oughta Know” alums Adele, Bruno Mars, Lorde and Ed Sherran.
Taylor is breaking away from the pack with his upcoming album War of Hearts, an album that’s honest to his influence and unique talent. This project allows him to peel back the layers of his vulnerability and present a musical offering devoid of pretense and full of creative truth. One aspect of that truth is “Hope,” the second single from the album and currently a song of focus for the upcoming VH1 series “Atlanta Exes.”
“Hope” is produced by Grammy award winning producer Needlz (Bruno Mars, Drake, Lupe Fiasco) and is a song that sets out to prove that love is a true superhero, the one that can save us from ourselves. The song finds Taylor perfectly balanced between his musical influences and life experiences, as he conveys the message that love is in need of today.
“HOPE” is be available today on iTunes and all other digital retailers and War of Hearts will be released later this year on Taylor’s Indigo Blue label.
Stay up to date with Russell Taylor by connecting with him via Twitter (@rsoulstar) and visiting his website RussellTaylor.net