Meet Dave East. The Harlem native has been making his rounds in anticipation of his Hate Me Now (October 2nd release). I caught up with the rising rapper to talk about what it's like to be Nas' protege and the misconceptions people have of him. My favorite quote: "People think I live in the Hills, [that] I'm lit. Nah, brother. "Read up at Village Voice and pick up at newsstands tomorrow.