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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dave East

Known for his raw lyricism and dark storytelling about street life, David Brewster Jr. who goes by the stage name of Dave East, was born on 3rd June 1988 in East Harlem, Manhattan. Prior to pursing his music career, he was a future NBA player at the University of Richmond and played alongside Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson. He broke into the music industry in 2014 after he released his mixtape titled “Black Rose”. In February 2016, he released his smashing single “Cut It” which peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Twitter Real Time chart. There is no doubt that the talented 28-years-old father and rapper is definitely paving a successful path for himself in the music industry.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dave East
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dave East

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Dominican and Bajan rapper, Dave East:

1. Dave East was born as David Brewster Jr. on 3rd June 1988 in East Harlem, Manhattan.

2. He is of Dominican and Bajan descendants.

3. He mentioned in an interview that he had passion for basketball however his true passion was writing rhymes.

4. Prior to pursing his music career, he was a future NBA player at the University of Richmond and played alongside Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson.

5. He is a father to a beautiful baby girl, who was born in March 2016.

6. He broke into the music industry in 2014 after he released his mixtape titled “Black Rose”.

7. He is signed to rapper Nas’ label, Mass Appeal Records and has made a number of guest appearances since then.

8. He has worked with prominent artists like Nas, Pusha T and Mack Wilds to name a few.

9. He was chosen as part of the XXL Magazine 2016 Freshmen Class alongside nine new artists.

10. He mentioned that his musical inspirations are The Notorious BIG, Snoop Dogg ad DMX to name a few.

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