paranoia

Dave East is focused on ‘Paranoia: A True Story’ (Album)

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 . . .

Dave East - "Perfect" ft. Chris Brown

Dave East – “Perfect” ft. Chris Brown

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 . . .

no back and forth
New Music Jul 3  |  

Dave East gets back to basics with “No Back and Forth”

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.

party minster
New Music Mar 19  |  

Dave East – “Party Monster” (Eastmix)

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.

Paper Chasin
New Music Mar 3  |  

Dave East – “Paper Chasin” ft. A$AP Ferg

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.

RGB
New Music Mar 2  |  

Ethika’s ‘RGB’ mixtape features Meek Mill, Dave East, Casey Veggies & more

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 . . .

Push It
New Music Jan 17  |  

Dave East pokes fun at Soulja Boy in his “Push It” video

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.

no hook
New Music Jan 10  |  

Dave East delivers relentless bars on “No Hook”

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 . . .

what a year
New Music Jan 1  |  

Dave East – “What A Year”

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.

New Music Dec 6  |  

Juelz Santana – “Time Ticking” ft. Dave East, Bobby Shmurda & Rowdy Rebel

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 . . .

Limitless
New Music Nov 1  |  

Smoke DZA and Pete Rock drop “Limitless” with Dave East

“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 . . .

Type Of Time
New Music Oct 11  |  

Dave East – “Type Of Time” (Video)

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 . . .

Dave East – ‘Kairi Chanel’ (Album Stream)

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. . . .

Keisha
New Music Sep 18  |  

Dave East – “Keisha” (Video)

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 . . .

One Way
New Music Sep 11  |  

Dave East – “One Way” (Video)

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 . . .