Dave East

Dave East



David Brewster, Jr. (born June 3, 1988), better known by his stage name Dave East, is an American rapper from East Harlem, New York. He gained attention in 2014 from his mixtape Black Rose. Since the release of his mixtape, East has been signed to rapper Nas' label Mass Appeal Records and has made a number of guest appearances. In 2016, East was chosen as part of the XXL magazine's 2016 Freshman Class. In September 2016, he signed to Def Jam Recordings.



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Peter Pan
Peter Pan is a song by musical artist Dave East, released on February 22, 2018.
Paranoia 2
Paranoia 2 is the second extended play (EP) by American rapper Dave East.
P2 is an album by musical artist Dave East, released on January 16, 2018.
Karma is an album by musical artist Dave East, released on November 24, 2017.

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VIDEO: Netflix Shares New Trailers from Upcoming Original Documentary Series RAPTURE
  –  March 15, 2018
Throughout 8 episodes and featuring a diverse swath of artists -- Nas and Dave East, T.I., Rapsody, Logic, G-Eazy, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, 2 Chainz and Just Blaze - Rapture dives into the artists' lives with their families and friends, to sitting front row ...
Meek Mill Speaks Out Against the Country's Racial Injustices & Life Behind Bars
  –  March 14, 2018
Last November, Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison due to probation violations. Jay-Z, Kevin Hart, Dave East, T.I. and others have addressed the sentencing. "The sentence handed down by the Judge—against the recommendation of the Assistant ...
Dave East Talks About Why He Cried On Stage During A Recent Show
  –  March 12, 2018
If Nas fucks with you, hip-hop fucks with you. On the last Tuesday of January, Dave East’s #P2Tour came to El Rey Theater in Los Angeles. I had seen East perform live once before—at the Mass Appeal stage at SXSW in 2017—but, this time around, I was ...
Tito Montana Taps Dave East for Animated Music Video, “Must Be Crazy”
  –  March 11, 2018
While many new Hip Hop rappers are living a façade through social media presumptions, Tito Montana is a breath of fresh air. The Brooklyn emcee paired with Dave East to bring life to his latest single, “Must Be Crazy.” The New York rappers took their ...
Off tha Beat: Episode #3
  –  March 10, 2018
Be sure to read my review for more. 8. “Maintain (feat. Bino Rideaux)” by Dave East The 29-year-old Harlem rapper shows the true depth of his talent on Paranoia 2, the follow-up to his commercial mixtape debut. Be sure to read my review for more.
SXSW Announces Full 2018 Artist Lineup, Conference Details & More
  –  March 9, 2018
Dave East (New York NY) David Garza (Austin TX) David Gtronic (Berlin GERMANY) David Ramirez (Austin TX) DAVIE (Los Angeles CA) Dawg Yawp (Cincinnati OH) Dawn and Hawkes (Austin TX) Daylyt (Watts CA) DAZION (The Hague NETHERLANDS) Deadend Redd (Houston TX ...
Paloma Ford: Music, beauty and more than an ‘ex’
  –  March 9, 2018
She collaborated with Meek Mill on the hot single “I Don’t Know,” and with East Harlem rapper Dave East on “Waves.” Ford has also worked with some of hip-hop’s royalty, including Snoop Dogg, who mentored her, and Master P, who served as her ...
Dave East Shares Some Intense Up-Close Shots Of His Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, Scarface & Bob Marley Tats
  –  March 9, 2018
New York rapper Dave East has a real Hollywood boardwalk on his legs. The hip-hop newcomer has treated fans to a close look at his epic leg tattoos. Dave went to Instagram last night (March 8) with a slideshow of pics showing the biggest music biz icons.
Preview DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9 New Album ‘PRhyme 2’ [LISTEN]
  –  March 8, 2018
With the releases such as “ROCK IT” and the Dave East featured “ERA” buzz and anticipation for their second installment has been steadily building and today we finally get a chance to experience what they’ve been crafting in the lab. Check out ...
Claim The Crown! Dave East & Mike Will Made It Star In New Era’s New MLB Spot
  –  March 8, 2018
The good folks over at New Era are back. Known for creating the best headwear in the game, today New Era is back with a new campaign. This time around we get a look as Dave East & Mike Will Made It Star In New Era’s New MLB Spot. The “Claim The Crown ...
SXSW 2018: 10 Must-See TV Events, From ‘The Last O.G.’ Premiere to a Real-Life ‘Westworld’
  –  March 8, 2018
That’s quite a promise, but it’s got the right lineup of rappers to pull it off: Nas, Dave East, T.I., Rapsody, Logic, G-Eazy, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, 2 Chainz, and Just Blaze are all featured via behind-the-scenes glimpses at their lives in and out of ...
First Listen: PRhyme, 'PRhyme 2'
  –  March 8, 2018
Even the guest list here is all-inclusive, and irrespective of regional or stylistic difference, from New York revivalists Dave East and Roc Marciano to southern lyricists Rapsody, 2 Chainz and Big K.R.I.T. The subject matter is equally diverse ...
Watch Rick and Morty announce Logic’s new mixtape ‘Bobby Tarantino II’
  –  March 8, 2018
Other artists set to feature in the series include Nas, Rapsody, and 2 Chainz. It will also feature the likes of Dave East, T.I, G-Eazy, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, and Just Blaze.
Eminem’s ‘Nowhere Fast’ Feat. Kehlani Set To Be Next Single From ‘Revival’
  –  March 7, 2018
It fell to the #46 spot this week on the chart. New Music: Dave East – ‘Set It Off’ Kendrick Lamar Says He Wants to Be in The Next Black Panther Movie But the superstar rapper is now ready to get past that with the release of another single from his ...
Countdown To HipHopDX At SXSW: WishGRANTed
  –  March 5, 2018
Cole. He dropped his “Famous” single last December, and has shared stages with the likes of Curren$y, Audio Push, Dave East and more. The D1 Entertainment signee will be releasing his debut EP in early spring. WishGRANTed spoke to HipHopDX as he ...
Dave East Avoids Question About Having Sex With Blac Chyna in the Funniest Way
  –  March 5, 2018
Both Dave East and Blac Chyna have faced their fair share of rumors about who they might be romantically linked to, and last year, fans thought that the two might have briefly hit it off. After the model and entrepreneur announced that she would be ...
Listen to Lil Wayne’s new song “Vizine”
  –  March 5, 2018
Ethika will release RGB 2 on March 7, 2018. The previous tape, RGB, featured songs by Meek Mill, Lil Durk, Dave East, and more. Tiffany Haddish wore a stunning Oscars gown to honor her father’s Eritrean roots
Hear Royce Da 5'9", 2 Chainz Slam Modern Love on PRhyme's 'Flirt'
  –  March 5, 2018
Harlem MC Dave East joins duo for first track off 'PRhyme 2,' out this March DJ Premier provides the two rappers with an ornate beat full of elaborate string samples and stinging drums. The frilly instrumental spurs Royce Da 5'9" to catalog a series of ...
Lin-Manuel Miranda Recruits Weird Al for "The Hamilton Polka"
  –  March 3, 2018
The first drop was the Decemberists’ take on the “Ben Franklin’s Song,” which was followed by a video for “Wrote My Way Out” featuring Nas, Dave East, and Aloe Blacc, in addition to its remix featuring Royce Da 5’9”, Joyner Lucas ...
Dave East Channels His Inner Bandit In “Set It Off”
  –  March 2, 2018
Dave East doesn’t plan on putting his foot on the breaks anytime soon. Unlike other previous records baring the same name, East’s rendition is a play on F. Gary Gray’s iconic film starring Vivica A. Fox, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Imagine the hits from 'Hamilton' given the 'Weird Al' Yankovic treatment
  –  March 2, 2018
The first taste came in December, with a recording of "Ben Franklin's Song," by The Decemberists, and was followed by Nas' "Wrote My Way Out" featuring Aloe Blacc, Dave East and Miranda himself.
Smokers Club Fest 2018 lineup (Schoolboy Q, Wiz Khalifa, Kid Cudi, 2 Chainz, more)
  –  February 23, 2018
Dave East, Rapsody, Cousin Stizz, and more. Passes are now on sale. You can view the full lineup below. The Smokers Club Fest doesn’t seem to point out whether or not you can actually smoke, like the Denver 420 fest which says no weed allowed ...
New Music: Dave East – ‘Peter Pan’
  –  February 23, 2018
Dave East breaks down the plight of an immature middle-aged man on his latest release “Peter Pan,” which boasts boom-bap production from Mr. Authentic. The Mass Appeal/Def Jam spitter digs into his storytelling bag for this narrative, about a 37-year ...
Dave East Respond To Fan Who Trolled His Hairstyle
  –  February 8, 2018
Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Dave East has had enough of fans criticizing his new hairstyle. The Harlem MC has been getting roasted on ...
Dave East - The Hated ft. Nas Video
  –  January 22, 2018
Dave East has dropped a truly gritty short film inspired by his song 'The Hated' featuring Nas. It's a violent, crime-centered piece all about the thug life in New York City. The video is a 9-minute venture directed by Kid Art and begins with a couple of ...
Dave East Ruggedly Carries On the New York Rap Tradition on Paranoia 2
  –  January 22, 2018
The Lowdown: A sequel at least in name to last year’s Paranoia: A True Story, the latest from this Harlem rapper with the Nas co-sign carries on the New York rap tradition. Decidedly less commercial than its immediate predecessor, Paranoia 2 returns to ...
Dave East Allegedly Stole A T-Shirt Design From An Artist Who Gifted Him A Painting
  –  January 3, 2018
What’s worse is instead of clearing up the mishap, East apparently blocked the artist and his supporters on Twitter. Rell tweeted footage of Dave East pointing out the artwork at a recent show and calling it “fire.” He also posted a picture of Rell ...


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