DAVE EAST DROPS NEW TRACK “GODFATHER 4” FEAT NAS, FROM HIS DEBUT ALBUM SURVIVAL, OUT NOV. 8TH

DAVE EAST DROPS NEW TRACK “GODFATHER 4” FEAT NAS, FROM HIS DEBUT ALBUM SURVIVAL, OUT NOVEMBER 8TH ON DEF JAM RECORDINGS/MASS APPEAL

LISTEN TO “GODFATHER 4” HERE

NEW D2C STORE LAUNCHES TODAY – PURCHASES INCLUDE SURVIVAL DOWNLOAD

WATCH SURVIVAL ALBUM TRAILER HERE

SURVIVAL TOUR PART 1 OPENS IN U.S. ON NOV. 22ND IN ATLANTA

DAVE EAST DRAWS CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR PORTRAYAL OF METHOD MAN IN NEW HULU MINI-SERIES, WU-TANG: AN AMERICAN SAGA

“After a meteoric rise over the last few years, Dave East is in for his biggest year yet. Not only is the Harlem rapper starring as Method Man in Hulu’s Wu-Tang: An American Saga, he’s just set a fall release for his full-length studio debut, SURVIVAL.” – Consequence of Sound

“East delves deep into the pits of his newfound fame and unearths every crevice of fear that often once wore him down. Instead of being entangled by his demons, he’s embracing his paranoia head-on and is rattling off fiery bars in the process.” – Billboard

WATCH THE SURVIVAL ALBUM TRAILER HERE
LISTEN TO “GODFATHER 4” HERE
LISTEN TO “ALONE” FEATURING JACQUEES HERE

(Oct. 25, 2019 – New York, NY)  Meteoric Harlem rapper, model and actor Dave East drops “Godfather 4” today, newest advance track from SURVIVAL, his long-awaited debut album set to arrive on November 8th via Def Jam Record­­ings/Mass Appeal Records. “Godfather 4,” features Nas, production by Green Lantern and also features celebrated New Orleans brass band The Soul Rebels, and equally famed jazz trumpeter Keyon Harrold. The new single follows up “Alone” featuring Jacquees, which was released earlier this month.

Coinciding with the release of “Godfather 4,” Dave East’s D2C store is also launching today.  Items purchased online at the store, including hoodies, tees, shorts, cellphone cases, and so on, will include a digital download of SURVIVAL. Go to: https://shop.daveeastmusic.com

As the 14-day countdown to the release of SURVIVAL gets underway, tickets continue to sell-out quickly to the first leg of U.S. and European dates on the Dave East Survival Tour Part 1, opening November 22nd at the Masquerade in Atlanta.  After one week of U.S. shows, the tour moves to the UK and Europe. (Please see tour dates below.)

SURVIVAL follows up ‘Survival Pacc,’ Dave East’s two-song summer EP, which comprised “Wanna be a G” featuring Max B, and “Everyday” featuring Gunna.  The menacing video for “Everyday,” directed by Andrew Sandler, features Dave East at a high stakes poker game, intercut with Gunna trading bars with East in a dimly lit room – watch it HERE.

Dave East’s Def Jam/Mass Appeal saga took off in August 2017 with the release of his lauded mixtape, Paranoia: A True Story. The 13-track mixtape gained traction behind Dave’s Def Jam debut single “Perfect” featuring Chris Brown, whose VIDEO boasts more than 40 million combined YouTube views of to date

ABOUT DAVE EAST:
Praised for his lyricism and raw storytelling, and blessed with a loyal New York following, Dave East is one of the most promising rappers on the scene today. Born and raised in Harlem, he was inspired by older generation East Coast rappers ranging from Notorious B.I.G. to Styles P, Jadakiss, Cam’ron, and Big Pun. After a college basketball stint, Dave’s attention gravitated full time to music. Starting in 2010, he released an array of critically acclaimed mixtapes that earned him widespread recognition in the hip-hop community. His seventhmixtape, 2014’s Black Rose caught Nas by surprise, and resulted in Dave’s signing to Nas’ Mass Appeal imprint.  Subsequent mixtapes Hate Me Now (2015) and Kairi Chanel (2016, named for Dave’s daughter), boasted a collective guest list topped by Nas, Styles P, Pusha T, Jadakiss, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Cam’ron, Beanie Sigel, Rico Love, and The Game, to name just a few.  Kairi Chanel led off with the storytelling visual for “Keisha” followed by “Type Of Time”, with over 12 million combined YouTube views to date. After nabbing a spot in the notorious XXL Freshman Class of 2016, Dave arrived on the Def Jam roster late that year.  He was first heard on “Gold Digger” featuring A-Boogie, from Def Jam’s Direct Deposit Vol. 2 compilation (February 2017).

Paranoia: A True Story marked Dave’s official Def Jam debut EP in August 2017 (with “Perfect” featuring Chris Brown).  The Paranoia 2 mixtape followed in January 2018.  It was supported by a 10-minute short film, “The Hated,” a gritty drama centering on two childhood friends who get caught up in the street hustle that eventually lands one of them in the Rikers Island lockup.  Dave’s profile was amped considerably on his 23-city cross-country “Paranoia 2 Tour” of the U.S. in January-February 2018.  He then jumped into the ring for Beloved( October 2018), a mixtape collabo with invincible Yonkers MC Styles P.  The project spun off a single, “We Got Everything,” whose video starring both MCs.  Dave segued into headlining his 23-city “Get It How I Live Tour” of the U.S. in November-December 2018.

DAVE EAST – SURVIVAL TOUR PART 1
Date                City                             Venue                        
Nov.     22        Atlanta, GA                 The Masquerade
24        Charlotte, NC              The Underground
26        Washington, DC         The Howard Theater
27        Philadelphia, PA         Theater of Living Arts
29        Boston, MA                 Paradise Rock Club

Dec.     1          Dublin, Ireland             Voodoo Lounge
3          London, UK                 Electric Brixton
6          Dubai                           SOLE DXB
9          Munich, Germany       Ampere
10        Paris, France               Le Badaboum
12        Cologne, Germany      Luxor
13        Amsterdam, NL           Melkweg Oude Zaal
15        Berlin, Germany          Lido
16        Copenhagen, DK        Vega
17        Stockholm, Sweden    Debaser Strand
20        Lisbon, Portugal          Musicbox Lisboa
26        New York, NY             Playstation Theater