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.



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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Popular Albums9

Album Appearances & References100

Popular Songs4

Song Appearances & References9

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers30

Awards & Nominations2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles27


Spotify - Appears On153


Spotify - Top Tracks10


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New Music: Dave East – ‘Complicated’ (Remix)
  –  April 11, 2018
Dave East has put out a lot of new music this month. He and Vado have released three songs in ‘God Bless The Summer’, ‘Da Hated’ and ‘Blue Hundreds‘. Today East goes solo and he adds a verse to Wale’s ‘It’s Complicated’ which is one of ...
Listen: Dave East & Vado – Blue Hundreds | Stream
  –  April 11, 2018
Now that we are hyped about more music from Dave East and Vado, the fellas have ramped up the releases. Today the duo connect again and drop off a new track entitled “Blue Hundreds.” The track is just the latest from the duo, who reconnect for a third ...
Kevin Durant & Dave East: How Basketball & Friendship Sparked a Hip-Hop Prodigy
  –  April 10, 2018
In 2013, legendary MC Nas was browsing through YouTube for new music. He stumbled upon a song called "Bati Boy" by Dave East. The Illmatic lyricist was looking to strengthen his new Mass Appeal record label with fresh talent. "I got a call from Nas," said ...
LeBron James Still King Of NY (Sorry Tekashi 6ix9ine), Dave East Rides Out To Wale’s Vibes, Iggy Azalea’s Video Game Goals?
  –  April 10, 2018
Turnt Tuesday. It’s a day to get turnt all the way up SOHH why not start things with LeBron James reminding New Yorkers he’s ‘still’ the king of their city? Speaking of the Big Apple, should we expect a Dave East and Wale collabo to go down soon?
Netflix Banks On Hip-Hop's Mass Appeal With 'Rapture'
  –  April 6, 2018
His latest contribution is an eight-part Netflix docuseries titled Rapture, directed by Jenkins, that offers deep-dive profiles on contemporary artists including Rapsody, G-Eazy, T.I. and Dave East. More than coincidence, Rapture feels like a fitting title ...
Dave East Drops Best “Who Run It” Remix Yet: “I Took The Cops On A Car Chase”
  –  April 6, 2018
The lyrical workout motivation stems from hip-hop artist G-Herbo’s recent radio freestyle. Chicago MC G-Herbo was at a radio station a few days ago and he spit a freestyle over Three 6 Mafia’s ‘Who Run It’. The video gained a lot of momentum to the ...
Nas on Netflix docuseries 'Rapture,' Killer Mike and why hip-hop's mainstream appeal won't be enough to kill the genre
  –  April 3, 2018
"If no one else is being helped but you, you're in trouble." From there, the episode pivots from the 44-year-old living legend to his 29-year-old protégé Dave East, a fellow New York rapper recruited to Nas' media company Mass Appeal in 2014. "I look at ...
New Music: Dave East & Vado – ‘God Bless The Summer’ + ‘Da Hated’
  –  April 3, 2018
East Coasters in the U.S. are looking forward to the Summer ever eagerly so Dave East dedicates a new song to the upcoming flourish. Listen to his new track ‘God Bless The Summer’ featuring fellow Harlem rapper Vado, below.
Dave East and Vado Collaborate on Two New Tracks
  –  April 3, 2018
Dave East and Vado have teamed up and dropped two new tracks, “God Bless the Summer” and “Da Hated.” The Harlem lyricists released the Mike Kuz-produced “God Bless the Summer” on Dave East’s Soundcloud Sunday, while “Da Hated” was ...
CAB reveals performers for Tigerfest 2018
  –  April 2, 2018
Towson University’s Campus Activities Board revealed that rappers Young Thug and Dave East will perform at this year’s Tigerfest. Dave East, a Towson alumnus, will serve as the opener for Young Thug, who will headline Tigerfest. CAB announced the ...
'Rapture' Creators Sacha Jenkins & Ben Selkow Recall Pitching Netflix Series to Nas
  –  April 2, 2018
Documenting the upbringing, success and struggles of groundbreaking artists like Dave East, Logic, Rapsody, T.I., G-Eazy, and more, Netflix's new hip-hop docu-series Rapture dives into the culture and its social impact. Whether you are a hip-hop fan or not ...
Hip-Hop Family Moments Are the Best Part of Netflix’s “Rapture”
  –  April 2, 2018
Really, that’s the plan,” 2 Chainz says, plainly. So much of the series revolves around tiny, intimate moments. Dave East and his daughter shuffle around in the background at his parents’ home as they reminisce about his turn from a baller playing ...
Dave East, Rapsody & Sacha Jenkins Talk The Legacy Of The Griot In ‘Rapture’ Documentary [Interview]
  –  March 30, 2018
“One person’s gangster rapper is another person’s Mark Twain,” Sacha Jenkins told us when we sat with him, Rap & Dave East at this year’s SXSW. Each episode delves into the lives of hip-hop artists at varying stages of their success. Scenes of ...
Friday, March 30: Parker Tries His Luck in Guyana in ‘Gold Rush: Parker’s Trail’
  –  March 30, 2018
This eight-episode documentary series looks at the world of hip-hop culture by exploring 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 — from their lives with families and ...
NYM LO - The Big Horse Ft. Dave East, Smoke DZA & Harry Fraud
  –  March 30, 2018
Since the fall of 2017, Harlem native and rapper NYM Lo released "Speedin'" as a bonus cut on Smoke DZA's Cuz I Felt Like It Again. The popularity of the record spawned an official video, premiering last December with Vibe. Since then, NYM played a bit ...
Rich The Kid, Dave East & More Star In New Era "We Who Reign" Campaign
  –  March 29, 2018
Catch your favorite rapper repping their city in this new ad campaign. The 2018 MLB season begins today, and New Era, best known for their fitted baseball caps that have been worn by rappers since the beginning of time, are commemorating the occasion with ...
New Era Enlists Big Sean, Dave East &A$AP Ferg For “Who Will Reign” Baseball Cap Campaign
  –  March 29, 2018
New Era is the first to run out the box with their new Who Will Reign campaign which will include Hip-Hop stars such as Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, and Dave East repping their cities with their respective baseball team’s cap. Check out the Rakim narrated ...
Premiere: MORTEN Links Up With Dave East for Hard-Hitting Single "Family"
  –  March 29, 2018
MORTEN has made a name for himself over the last decade with festival-ready electronic dance hits, but the Danish DJ and producer shows his range on "Family," a new single featuring Dave East. Opening with an old soul sample, the production gives Dave East ...
New Music: Dave East – ‘Set It Off’
  –  February 27, 2018
Dave East is ready to “Set It Off” on his latest buzz track, which was inspired by F. Gary Gray’s 1996 classic starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise. Produced by Buda & Grandz, the track kicks off with dialogue ...
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 Gets Roasted On Twitter For New 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 is getting roasted on social media over his new hairstyle. The Harlem rapper switch up his look a ...
DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9″ announce collaborative new album as PRhyme, share “Era” video featuring Dave East: Watch
  –  February 2, 2018
As a little sneak peek of what’s to come, PRhyme have shared a song called “Era” featuring Dave East. Over percolating, thumping production, they lament the present day: “Sometimes I feel like I’m stuck in the wrong fuckin’ era… You supposed ...
Dave East Ruggedly Carries On the New York Rap Tradition on Paranoia 2
  –  January 22, 2018
It’s that latter strata where he belongs, and P2 proves he can hang. Whether Def Jam will allow Dave East to be Dave East remains to be seen, but in the overcrowded hip-hop marketplace, his unflinching artistry deserves an audience. If we have to ...
20 of the Best Lyrics From Dave East’s ‘Paranoia 2′ Mixtape
  –  January 18, 2018
“Prosper, 'P' for the pussy been gettin' thrown at me/'R' for the Rollie that Nas got me, the sky dweller/'O' for the ounces, I drove the most to the mountains’/'S' is for the sour, I sold to niggas in housin'/'P' is for that pack of that Newports that ...


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