"A friend of mine, his name was Tony, may he rest in peace." The artist follows by explaining how his friend and late rapper Tone Krueger would tell him to "stop spazin' " during freestyle competitions. Drew said his friend was shot a few years ago in Virginia Beach. On June 30, "Vanilla Dutch Vol. 1" will drop, with 14 tracks, including some with the Norfolk rappers the Havknottz. Dre of Cheebah Musik handles the beats and production. Spaz, whose musical idols include Biggie Smalls, Common and Jay-Z, started freestyle rapping when he was 15 and has been performing since 2003. "Remember now, I came from the '90s."