East Coast rapper Drag On
had a long and profitable history in the background of hardcore rap albums, contributing to projects like DMX
's two multi-platinum albums, Ruff Ryders
' Ryde or Die, Vol. 1
, DJ Clue?
's The Professional
, and several compilations and soundtracks. In early 2000, he released his first solo album, Opposite of H2O
, which brought him up to the forefront and showcased his talent for laid-back, slippery grooves and thug rhymes.