Your Old Droog first popped up in 2014 when the internet roused up rumors he was Nas doing an alter-ego with pitched down vocals. Nas he is not, but the Ukrainian-born Brooklyn-based emcee has been slangin’ heat rocks non-stop.
RST featuring underground demigod, MF Doom, and upstart, Mach-Hommy, is off YOD’s fourth studio album, It Wasn’t Even Close, out now on cassette, vinyl, and digital.
A taste of his fifth studio album, (released 2 months after It Wasn’t Even Close), Transportation, can be had in the video below. The Cheese is an ode to school-bus transportation, while Under The Train (Transporting) examines the marketplace under the El.