Born in Ukraine and raised in Brooklyn, Your Old Droog has become a key figure in the modern hip hop landscape. With three acclaimed 2021 projects already in the books, the master author is wrapping up the year in style with the new album Space Bar, now available worldwide. Evoking a tavern located deep within the realms of a top secret galaxy, the collection features appearances by Lil Ugly Mane, billy woods, Tha God Fahim, and Nickelus F.
Despite Droog’s prolific output, each of his releases are meticulously crafted, and Space Bar is no exception. “This album was conceptualized around the same time as It Wasn’t Even Close,” YOD explains. “Throughout the years, it has evolved and taken on many different forms and shapes.” With beats by 88 Keys, Nicholas Craven, SadhuGold, and Elaquent, Space Bar finds Your Old Droog serving up intoxicating lyricism over spaced-out production, exploring unseen terrains.
“Here we are, in Space. A Bar in Space, at that. Drink up!” – YOD