after seemingly coming out of nowhere, your old droog set the internet aflame in 2014 with his self-titled debut ep, catching the attention of bloggers all over the web from new york magazines vulture to nahright. before long, conspiracy theories started and people began to posit that droog was another older, legendary new york rapper in disguise. profiled in the new yorker, droog (meaning friend in russian) set the record straight about who he was: a twenty-something ukrainian immigrant who fell in love with hip-hop when he arrived in south brooklyn as a small child. the timbre of his voice resembled that of a hip-hop legend but droogs content had more to it than street dreams or observations from a project window. his music reflected his own unique life experience as he referenced everything from sports, to crime, to seinfeld and c-span in his rhymes. he was an intelligent hoodlum with a stand-up comedians sense of humorunafraid to be as self-deprecating as he was self-aggrandizing.
on his critically-acclaimed debut, the your old droog lp, he vowed to bring back storytelling and now on his sophomore album, packs, droog delivers on that promise.
different worlds music group/fat beats are thrilled to announce the lp and cassette release of the latest album from skizz (dj skizz), cruise control, which is skizzs 2nd official producer-album. over the last couple years, skizz has been working extensively with your old droog, both producing and mixing his music, helping to propel the career of the young mc from coney island. he has also been touring with droog, making beats for other noteworthy artists, and helping start a new label, different worlds music group. this will be the 2nd official release from dwmg, with the first being timeless truths critically acclaimed cold wave album released this past february. cruise control is a progression for me sonically, says skizz. this album takes you from where b.q.e. left off- its still that raw boom-bap, but this album is a bit more laid-back and melodious. it just feels good, like youre cruising with your lady and the cool breeze is blowing through your hair! skizz recruited a mix of veteran og mcs (o.c., planet asia, roc marciano, evidence, etc) as well as up-and-comers (your old droog, conway, hus kingpin, da villins etc.) to provide a sonically cohesive album that is set to be the official hip-hop soundtrack for the summer of 16.
neues album des legendären new yorker mcs masta ace. das album wurde vollständig von kic beats produziert und ist ein konzeptalbum, auf dem sich masta ace inhaltlich mit seiner high school zeit auseinandersetzt. als gäste wurden chuck d (public enemy), hypnotic brass ensemble, cormega, ag of ditc, your old droog, wordsworth, stricklin, the worlds famous supreme team, queen herawin of the juggaknots, pearl gates und pav bundy eingeladen.