Dave East Biography
(Rapper Famous For His Eighth Mixtape 'Black Rose')
Birthday: June 3, 1988 (Gemini)
Born In: East Harlem, New York, United States
David Brewster, Jr., also known by his stage name Dave East, is an American rapper. He came to attention in 2014 with his mixtape ‘Black Rose’. East was born in Harlem, New York, and developed an early interest in music. He studied at Springbook High School and later at the University of Richmond. He began his musical career in 2010 with the mixtape ‘Change of Plans’. He continued to release mixtapes, such as ‘Insomnia’ and ‘No Regrets’. However, success did not come easily to him. While struggling with his career, he resorted to selling drugs and even went to prison for a while. He eventually decided to mend his ways and start afresh. He focused single-mindedly on his musical career and released the mixtape ‘Black Rose’ in 2014. It not only became a commercial hit but was also met with positive reviews from the critics. In his career so far, he has released over half a dozen successful mixtapes and several singles. His most recent work is his 2018 mixtape ‘Paranoia 2’. It peaked at the 61st position on the US Billboard 200. He is also quite popular on social media; he has over 1.7 million followers in Instagram alone.