When a song is named after a culinary dish, you can almost expect it to be solid. Your Old Droog's latest single "Crab Cakes" is no exception. Following the release of his badass and culturally-honoring album Jewelry album, Droog has wasted little time in keeping his momentum alive. This time, he's bringing forth a loosie from the vaults, one that features both a verse from Prodigy and a grimy instrumental from the legendary Alchemist.
In his opening verse, Droog remains deadly with the bars, gliding over Alc's gloomy synthesizers with a confident delivery. "If I ain't hit you, I could split you and then the doc could stitch you / or the pine box will fit you, gotta get your block a vigil," raps Droog, a master of multis. It's always nice to hear P on the mic once again, his presence imbuing a track with an inherent ruggedly quality; though far from Mobb Deep, "Crab Cakes" captures the essence of New York's golden era, premium underworld raps dense with punchlines and imagery. Check this one out now.
If I ain't hit you, I could split you and then the doc could stitch you
Or the pine box will fit you, gotta get your block a vigil