1. Dave East, Kacy Hill, & Bibi Bourelly Show Promise at Def Jam Upfronts 2017 in New York City

    May 10, 2017 1:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Tuesday night (May 9), a bevy of journalists and music executives flocked to New York City's Kola House to watch Def Jam's budding stars showcase their talents onstage. Titled Def Jam Upfronts 2017, prized signees including Troi Irons, ...

  2. Dave East Talks Modeling Aspirations & Working With No I.D. on His Debut Album

    May 10, 2017 9:17 AM EDT 0 0 2 In hopes of cajoling Dave East into a modeling career , Tyra Banks shot her proverbial shot last week on Instagram after coming across a picture of the Harlem star online. After his performance for Def Jam Upfronts Tuesday night (May 9), East told B ...

  3. Tyra Banks Wants Dave East to Pursue a Modeling Career

    May 09, 2017 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Even though Dave East is quickly becoming a burgeoning rap star, the Harlem MC might have a calling in another industry.  In an Instagram post , supermodel extraordinaire, Tyra Banks, gave East a huge co-sign when she suggested that he pursue a mode ...

  4. Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M. & Young M.A To Perform at Hot 97's Summer Jam Festival Stage

    April 24, 2017 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 2 With June right around the corner, Hot 97 is preparing to roll out another festive Summer Jam for the New York Tri-State area. This morning (April 24), Ebro in the Morning announced that Lil Yachty , D.R.A.M ., Young M.A. , Don Q, PnB Rock , A Boogi ...

  5. Dave East on Taking His Craft to the Next Level

    Dave East on Taking His Craft to the Next Level

    April 04, 2017 6:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 From hoop dreams to signing with Nas, East has continued to take his craft to The next level. And now he finds himself among the DeLeón 100. Videos Dave East Brightcove ...

  6. Watch Dave East & A$AP Ferg Go On a Heist in 'Paper Chasin'' Video

    April 03, 2017 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 After releasing his video for "The Real Is Back" last week with Beanie Sigel , Dave East keeps up the pace in his new visual  "Paper Chasin'" featuring A$AP Ferg . With a voracious appetite for stacks, East and Ferg get tang ...

  7. Dave East & Beanie Sigel Team Up for Gritty Video 'The Real Is Back': Watch

    March 31, 2017 4:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Harlem rapper  Dave East  heads to Philadelphia for this latest visual, the gritty "The Real Is Back" featuring Philly hip-hop veteran  Beanie Sigel .  With his aunt's old block serving as the backdrop, East and Sigel speak on their h ...

  8. Juelz Santana & Dave East Hit the Streets in 'Time Ticking' Feat. Bobby Shmurda & Rowdy Rebel: Watch

    March 14, 2017 1:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last December, Juelz Santana teamed up with Dave East , Bobby Shmurda , and Rowdy Rebel for his explosive record "Time Ticking." On Tuesday (March 14), the Harlem-bred rapper released the visuals for the song, sans Shmurda and Rebel.  At t ...

  9. Dave East & A$AP Ferg Are Money-Hungry in 'Paper Chasin': Listen

    March 03, 2017 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Dave East and A$AP Ferg connect for their new money-driven collaboration "Paper Chasin." For  Def Jam's Direct Deposit 2 mixtape, two of Harlem's best boast and brag about their affinity for the finer things.  “Ferg and ya boy on ...

  10. Dave East Releases Video for '30 N***az': Watch

    January 11, 2017 6:16 PM EST 0 0 0 On Wednesday (Jan. 11), Dave East dropped the visual for "30 N***az," the sixth song from his project Kairi Chanel . “Do what you gotta do, do what you gotta do/ Don't matter who proud of you just do what you gotta do,” he raps on the ...

  11. Dave East Celebrates Fans With NYC Pop-Up Shop

    January 09, 2017 7:16 PM EST 0 0 5 The snowy weather didn't stop fans from showing love this past weekend. On Saturday, rapper Dave East opened a pop-up shop at Community 54 in NYC, featuring his latest merchandise and items from emerging brand Inspire or Retire .  “It really sh ...

  12. Nas, Dave East, Aloe Blacc & Usher Deliver New 'Hamilton Mixtape' Tracks 'Wait For It' & 'Wrote My Way Out'

    November 18, 2016 10:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda is keeping hip-hop heads and Broadway stans on their toes with scintillating cuts off his highly anticipated project,  The Hamilton Mixtape . After unearthing several bangers featuring Sia  and  Miguel  among others, Miranda is ke ...

  13. Dave East Signs to Def Jam, Reveals Nas Will Executive Produce His Major Label Debut

    September 29, 2016 4:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave East has officially joined the Def Jam roster. The Harlem rapper, best known for being Nas ' prodigy and signee on Mass Appeal Records, announced his new deal on Power 105.1's  The Breakfast Club  on Thursday morning (Sept. 29). " ...

  14. Dave East Talks Upcoming Project 'Kairi Chanel', Hints at Potential Feature On Nas' Next Album

    September 23, 2016 3:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave East has been building a name and fanbase in hip-hop as a raw lyricist on the rise. 2016 has undeniably been a breakout year for the Mass Appeal signee, who earned a spot on XXL ’s Freshman Class alongside  Desiigner , Anderson .Paak and Lil Uz ...

  15. Desiigner, Lil Yachty & More Rising Rappers Bring the Hype to XXL's 2016 Freshmen Show in NYC

    June 29, 2016 7:32 PM EDT In what has become an annual tradition for  XXL reveals their next Freshman class every year, the hip-hop magazine celebrated their ninth annual issue with a sold-out show at New York City’s PlayStation Theater on Tuesday night (June 28), featuring ...

  16. XXL Unveils 2016 Freshman Cover

    June 13, 2016 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 XXL 's ninth Freshman class has arrived. The esteemed hip-hop publication unveiled its 2016 batch of rising rappers for the annual issue (June 13), shouting out a diverse cast of MCs which include Desiigner, Lil Dicky, Dave East, Denzel Curry, ...

  17. A-Trak's Fool's Gold Day Off Announces 2016 Dates & Brooklyn Lineup

    June 13, 2016 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 A-Trak 's label's annual party will return this year in three cities: New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. This marks the seventh edition of Fool's Gold Day Off; on Instagram, A-Trak wrote, "back like cooked crack!" A-Trak Is B ...

  18. Hot 97 Summer Jam 2016 Festival Stage: Chance the Rapper, Tory Lanez, Desiigner & More

    April 05, 2016 4:17 PM EDT Hot 97's Summer Jam revealed its Festival Stage lineup Tuesday (April 5), with a roster featuring Chance the Rapper , Tory Lanez , Desiigner and  Curren$y , among others. The annual festival will return this year to MetLife Stadium in New Jers ...

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  20. Curren$y Joined by Lupe Fiasco, Action Bronson and More at New York Show

    January 04, 2013 11:19 PM EST 3 2 0 It's a smoggy smoke-filled evening inside New York City's SOBs as Curren$y packs the venue for a sold-out show. The New Orleans Spitta was ready to dust off his catalog of hits, selecting titles from both his albums and from his myriad of ...