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Cailin Russo is a multi-hyphenate artist whose creative output is currently focused on music. Her forthcoming album has been her sole pursuit of the last two years, with intermissions taken to work with Kanye West and opening for Shygirl’s LA shows. Known for her avant-garde lyricism and production, innate sonic taste and evocative style, Cailin’s subtle yet hypnotic presence is as potent online as IRL, with a loyal fan base since her modelling days and a digital network of over 2 million.
Russo cites James Blake, FKA twigs and Kanye West as her current favourites, with the latter personally asking Cailin to assist in the production of his last album Donda. Cailin went on to be nominated for a Grammy by the Recording Academy for her work on West’s track ‘Hurricane’.
Aside from her musical career, Cailin is a staple face and presence in the LA creative scene, with modelling gigs for it-girl brands I AM GIA and Skims, handpicked for the front row of shows at New York and Paris fashion weeks, and seen as both a cultural mainstay and innovator who stands the test of both time and trend. Having graced the covers of Galore, Wonderland and Roller Coaster and received rave reviews from
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