Dave East on Nas, 'Hate Me Now' and the Misconceptions of Being an Indie Rapper

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.