Melvin Jason Smalls (born February 8,1979), better known as Drag-on, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City. He is a former member of the group Ruff Ryders.
He has 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, The L.O.X (Living Off Experience) We Are The Streets, Eve's First Lady and several compilations, soundtracks and mixtapes. In early 2000, he released his first solo album, Opposite of H2O, which showed his laid-back, slippery grooves and thug rhymes.He has appeared in BET interviews and has been in both Exit Wounds (2001) and Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) alongside DMX and The Hustle (2003) alongside Ed Lover and Doctor Dr├ę.In 2004 he released Hell and Back, in which he shows his newer hardcore style. In this album he also relates to real life issues such as his mother Terrie Smith's battle with thro