Dave East Talks About The Rise Of His Career

[youtube id=”APqUFPQnaaE”] Dave East talks about his movement from rapping in the projects to signing a deal with Mass Appeal, being introduced by Nas and the growth of his fanbase. The Harlem rapper signed with Def Jam and is working on his debut album which many swear will be the future of New York.

Dave East: It Was Written Official Video

[youtube id=”GsnKF8P_77Q”] Dave East releases another video from his Kairi Chanel mixtape with the visual for “It Was Written.” East’s fans are waiting patiently for him to have a breakthrough single to take him into the mainstream. The Harlem rapper used his neighborhood for the video directed by Joe Puma. East will tour Europe in March and April and will see his full-length album released in 2017 on Def Jam.

Dave East: 30 N***az Official Video

[youtube id=”HkKWipHsFD4″] Dave East has almost become the sole poster child for the preservation for New York hip-hop along with Young M.A. He released his 10th mixtape, Kairi Chanel, last fall a day before signing a deal with Def Jam. The Harlem native joined Nas’ Mass Appeal label two years ago and it raised his profile favorably among rap fans and critics. East and his crew filmed a straightforward neighborhood video for “30 N***az” from the Kairi Chanel mixtape. He made his television debut this week playing himself on season four premiere episode of Being Mary Jane.