Blog Hear this: Russell W. Howard “Beautiful Distraction” Mixtape August 30, 2012 admin Russell W. Howard is a monster on the mic. An absolute talent in a seemingly never-ending pool of fakers and wannabe’s. His lyrics are hard-hitting and on point while his flow is clear and direct, yet brutal. Meaning don’t second guess this dude. Real hip hop heads out there are sure to connect with this mixtape within the first 45 seconds of starting it up. So if you believe in hip hop, do yourself a favor get to know Russell W. Howard. And the killer Beautiful Distraction Mixtape ? … GET IT.