Russ, a rapper who's stock is really on the rise following the release of his acclaimed new album There's Really A Wolf, reached out to his fans on Soundcloud earlier today to deliver a heartfelt message of thanks.

In the description, he writes "Thank you, truly. The amount of appreciate I have for yall is beyond words and I'm immensely grateful for all of you. Thank you for helping me and listening to my music forreal. I love yall."

He admitted that it doesn't feel too long ago that he was without as big a fan base and that he finds the outpouring of love online and in-person "surreal."

You can listen to the full message below.