Tag Archives: Your Old Droog

BrooklynVegan’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Perfume Genius to Kendrick Lamar to Power Trip to Julien Baker, here are our 50 favorite albums of 2017.

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Wiki’s XL debut ‘No Mountains In Manhattan’ is out now (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The album features Your Old Droog, Ghostface Killah, Lakutis, and more, and production from Sporting Life, Kaytranada, NOLIFE, Earl Sweatshirt, and more.

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Your Old Droog, Wiki, Edan, Heems, Jay IDK & Nasty Nigel played the Knit (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Your Old Droog, Wiki and Edan headlined last night’s (6/21) BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select show at Knitting Factory Brooklyn with a collaborative set. The set began with just Edan on stage, spinning vinyl and rapping…

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Adult Swim reveal 2017 single series lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Including Sleep, Pallbearer, Run the Jewels, Flying Lotus, Brian Eno, Migos, Julian Casablancas, and more.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (5/26)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Brooklyn rapper Jimi Tents’ powerful sophomore album, Evan Weiss’ band Pet Symmetry’s Polyvinyl debut, Swet Shop Boys’ fired-up EP, and more.

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Your Old Droog & Wiki playing $3 BK show with Jay IDK & Nasty Nigel (BV Presents)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Having released a collaborative EP (and more) this year, New York rappers Your Old Droog and Wiki will co-headline the next BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select show, with a collab set and individual solo sets (backed by DJ Edan).

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Queens Museum hosting “Queens International” exhibition & show w/ Despot, Heems, Spanish Broads & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The show features a lineup made up mostly of Das Racist members and friends: Despot, Heems, Your Old Droog, Lakutis, Big Baby Gandhi and Spanish Broads (which is a Das Racist-related full band that hasn’t performed together in 6 years).

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Queens Museum hosting “Queens International” exhibition & show w/ Despot, Heems, Spanish Broads & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The show features a lineup made up mostly of Das Racist members and friends: Despot, Heems, Your Old Droog, Lakutis, Big Baby Gandhi and Spanish Broads (which is a Das Racist-related full band that hasn’t performed together in 6 years).

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From the Best of NYC: Your Old Droog brings NYC Hip Hop to SXSW

Source: Deli Magazine NY

Coney Island rapper Your Old Droog (featured in our recent Best of NYC Emerging Artists list) derives his name from “Droog,” the Russian word for friend. Indeed, his music is like a walk down rap’s memory lane back to 1994. Initially coming off as another gravel-voiced rapper fresh out the gravel-voiced rapper factory, Droog quickly overcomes initial prejudice with his rapidly evolving rhyme patterns and sardonic wordplay. In “Porno for Pyros” (streaming) from the Kinison EP, Droog emphasizes his relevance saying, “Back in the line of fire. Sayin my style’s dated is like sayin’ wine has expired.” Cheers to that. ...

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