Dave East Announces New Mixtape “Hate Me Now” + New Single “Demons”


The rising Harlem rapper Dave East announces a new mixtape Hate Me Now as the follow-up to last year’s breakthrough tape Black Rose. Coming to you on 10/2, Hate Me Now features collaborations with NasPusha TJadakissStyles PMack WildsRico Love and more. Today, Dave East drops the first track off of HMN, titled “Demons”:

As Nas labeled as the next best thing, Dave East is striving to become a staple within New York’s new school of hip hop — and this is only the beginning.

“Black Rose was really personal to me, it made people pay attention but it was a certain moment in my life. Hate me nowis a celebration for what’s to come, a celebration for where I aspire to go with my career & the things I’ve gone through to get here. It’s definitely a transitional piece in my journey. Hate me now while you can.” — Dave East