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A Dave East primer before you dive into "Kairi Chanel."

Dave East has become a HotNewHipHop favorite for his gritty tales of his days as a hustler in the treacherous streets of East Harlem. East makes motivation music, and he puts out one project per year.

On Friday, East released his debut album Kairi Chanel, named after his daughter. None of the following ten songs appear on Kairi Chanel -- this list is intended as primer to help you get acquainted to East's style before you dive into the album. 

Click through the gallery to listen to Dave East's 10 essential tracks.

10 Essential Dave East Tracks

Danny Schwartz
Oct 2, 2016 at 10:01am
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A Dave East primer before you dive into "Kairi Chanel."

Dave East has become a HotNewHipHop favorite for his gritty tales of his days as a hustler in the treacherous streets of East Harlem. East makes motivation music, and he puts out one project per year.

On Friday, East released his debut album Kairi Chanel, named after his daughter. None of the following ten songs appear on Kairi Chanel -- this list is intended as primer to help you get acquainted to East's style before you dive into the album. 

Click through the gallery to listen to Dave East's 10 essential tracks.

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