Dave East Gives Us His HSTRY Lesson

Familiar with Dave East? If not, here's a HSTRY lesson.

The 2016 XXL Freshman catches up with Mass Appeal to give them a brief rundown of where he comes from, where his career started, and what it was like growing up in Harlem.

From taking cold showers to seeing hundreds of cockroaches disperse when he turned the light on, East has been through it. But, hip-hop has become his passion.

After building a buzz, he eventually caught the attention of Nas, who signed him to Mass Appeal Records.

Check out the full interview above.