Dave East’s latest opus Survival is here via and is already being heralded as one of the Harlem rapper’s best works. In his local Harlem, East remains a fixture that continues to meld traditional New York sentiments as well as newer, more commercial vibes too.
The fans digitally devoured the album as he promoted it and AllHipHop was present and accounted for as the East hit New York City. During the run, he talked to us in between stops at Hot 97, ESPN and the Magic Johnson theater in Harlem. On top of is all, this mini-documentary gets close to East as he re-connects with his close friends like Nessa and most importantly the fans.
Produced in partnership with WonWorld Studios
Dave East has gained added exposure for his dramatic portrayal of Method Man in Wu-Tang: An American Saga, the 10-episode HULU mini-series that premiered in September. A fictionalized drama, An American Saga was created by Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA and Alex Tse(Watchmen, Superfly 2018). Executive producers include Brian Grazer and Method Man. It is noted that W-TC’s Method Man and Ghostface Killah have enjoyed long stints as Def Jam solo artists. View trailers for An American Saga HERE.
With the release of today, the 14-day countdown is on to the November 22 opening of the Dave East Survival Tour Part 1, at the Masquerade in Atlanta. Tickets are selling-out quickly for the first leg of shows in the U.S., before the tour moves to the UK and Europe in December. (Please see tour dates below.)
In support of the album release, and upcoming Survival Tour Part 1, the Dave East D2C Store was officially launched two weeks ago. Online purchases at the store, including hoodies, tees, shorts, cellphone cases, and so on, will include a digital download of . Go to: https://shop.daveeastmusic.com
follows up ‘Survival Pacc,’ Dave East’s two-song summer EP, which comprised “Wanna be a G” featuring Max B, and “Everyday” featuring Gunna (both tracks included on the album). 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.