Your Old Droog on Why People Thought He Was Secretly Nas

Your Old Droog opened up to VladTV about being compared to Nas after the release of his 2014 self-titled debut album, and he said that he’s always thought of it as a compliment. He also revealed that in his bid to stay mysterious and let the music speak for itself, the rumors that he was Nas’ alter-ego really started to take off.

At the end of the interview, Your Old Droog explained that “Droog” means friend in Russian, which was a way of him embracing his Ukrainian roots that he pushed away for years. Check out more of what he had to say in the above video.