This article is from Issue 50: Mar/Apr 2011

It’s been four years since anyone has heard new music from Playdough.

The emcee got his start more than a decade ago as a Texas teenager with a promising hip-hop talent. But three full-length albums later, he sort of just ... went away.

“I’m not naïve to the fact there are a lot of people that don’t know who I am,” Playdough says. “Four years, that’s like someone’s whole [college] career. If somebody was a freshman and they didn’t have any music from me, they went all through school without hearing any more new music from me.”