Darnel Robinson (born September 14, 1969) better known by his stage name Dru Down, is a rapper and actor from Oakland, California. He is a member of The Regime, a collective of rappers that includes Yukmouth, Tech N9ne, Messy Marv, BG Bulletwound, Dorasel, Grant Rice, Tha Realest and Gonzoe.
Dru Down’s career started in the early 1990′s with the song ‘Ice Cream Man’ from the album “Explicit Game“. The song was a minor underground hit but he earned airplay with “Pimp Of The Year” from the same album. He also had a mainstream hit with the title track of his next album, “Can You Feel Me“, and he performed with Spice 1, E-40, Shock G, and other Oakland rappers on the remixed version of The Luniz‘ song “I Got 5 On It”. He also collaborated with his Oakland friend 2Pac on “All About You”. Dru Down also plays a part in the 1996 released movie “Original Gangstas (aka Hot City)” and in 2001 he released a movie of his own named “Hip Hop & Porn Stars”.