East Harlem standout Dave East‘s Paranoia: A True Story project is here, and it’s one for the books. The thirteen-track release includes guest features from Nas, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, Jeezy, and French Montana. When asked by Billboard about what he’s most paranoid about, Dave had a poignant, straight up answer: “just ’cause of how fast my . . .
With Paranoia on the way, Dave East serves up a new single titled, “Perfect” featuring Chris Brown. It’s a serenade, of sorts, as the two create a clear cut track for the ladies on this ballad. Could this be the record that breaks Dave East into the larger mainstream focus? Stream “Perfect” below and get the . . .
Straight up: Dave East can rap. The rugged, Harlem-based lyricist sticks to his guns on his new Mr. Authentic-produced release, “No Back and Forth.” Braggadocios descriptions of his lifestyle mesh effortlessly with thinly veiled threats over soul-sampling instrumentation. Stream “No Back and Forth” below.
Dave East is back with his latest Eastmix installment. He takes over The Weekend‘s Starboy hit single, “Party Monster,” for a round of slick braggadocio and well delivered bars. East’s Paranoia is on the way. Stream his take on “Party Monster” below.
Dave East is really not playing around. He makes that clear with every single release. His latest drop, “Paper Chasin,” is a polished banger featuring a guest appearance from A$AP Ferg. This track is featured on Def Jam’s Direct Deposit, Vol. 2 project, which is available on iTunes. Stream “Paper Chasin” below.
Underwear company Ethika has jumped headfirst into the music game with a mixtape called RGB that features the likes of Meek Mill, Dave East, Casey Veggies, Jahlil Beats, and many more. Ethika explained: This is a process by which three different colors, Red, Green, and Blue, are mixed together in order to form thousands of . . .
Borrowing a beat from the O.T. Genasis song of the same name, Harlem spitter Dave East uses “Push It” to bring his lyrical prowess back to his attention. The newly released video pokes fun at Bow Wow’s recent negative experience in Compton. Watch the video for “Push It” below.
Dave East has been giving us gratuitous tracks since his mixtape release in September and the latest is “No Hook” featuring G Herbo and Don Q. The East Harlem-bred rapper comes with New York boom-pap and raw lyrics to satiate modern and classic rap fans alike, which is a big part of why we are . . .
For his latest EASTMIX, Dave East puts his spin on D’Angelo‘s classic tune, “Lady.” Dave does well to maintain his gritty persona while still managing to appeal to his female fanbase on this one. Listen to “What A Year” below and let us know how he did in the comments.
Juelz Santana gets busy and links up with with fellow NY spitters, Dave East, Bobby Shmurda, and Rowdy Rebel for “Time Ticking.” One things is for sure: We need the money on time. Juelz gets it. This street anthem hits hard and true for all the go getters and hustlers world wide. Listen Jahlil Beats-produced . . .
“I wake up, like ‘I just gotta get it.’ I’m limitless, never find something as real as this.” Pete Rock, Smoke DZA and Dave East essentially represent three different eras of New York hip-hop, but they come together well on the scratch-heavy “Limitless.” This record will features on Pete and DZA’s upcoming Don’t Smoke Rock . . .
Dave East drops a video for “Type Of Time” after announcing a deal with Def Jam and releasing his impressive Kairi Chanel album. The Harlem spitter returns with a beautifully shot new video. You may recall Dave already dropping a short video for this same song, mixed with a video for his “Panda” remix. Months . . .
Def Jam signee and Harlem’s rising star, Dave East, unleashes his debut studio album, Kairi Chanel. He delivers a 15-track project coated with notable features from 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Sevyn Streeter, and more. Listen to Kairi Chanel below and get your copy at iTunes. 1. “It Was Written” 2. “Type of Time” 3. “Again” 4. . . .
Dave East is a busy man right now as he to prepares to drop his Kairi Chanel album on September 30th. To keep things moving, he plays the victim in his “Keisha” video. The video seess East tell a story to his boys about meeting a woman and being finessed at a hotel room after having . . .
Earlier this week, Harlem beast Dave East released a new single called “One Way,” and he wastes no time in following it up with the visuals, directed by Fred Focus. The single, released to keep things moving for East’s Kairi Chanel project is a heater, no doubt about it. Buda & Granz production brought the best . . .