Don Yayo

Don Yayo

DON YAYO

One day, we were down at a dive bar in Greenwich Village, New York City. The drinks were flowing, the food was good, and the bartender came over and asked us if we wanted to come into the backroom for some smokes he had sitting in a humidor. In my experience, in our business, you never turn down an opportunity like that. So he got these cigars out and it had this band on it named Don Yayo. We thought he might have rolled up some extra good stuff in there, but really, he told this amazing story about an uncle of a good friend of his who had a nickname in his platoon named Don Yayo cause of how pale he was and how he was able to just blend in with everything. He came back from the war and started his own cigar line. After smoking them, we had to bring them back home to Mike’s. We struck up a little deal and that’s how the Don Yayo brand was born. ...Read More