Dave East Keeps It Classic On “No Back And Forth”

Harlem’s own Dave East returns with some new heat on his street single “No Back and Forth.”

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Produced by Mr. Authentic, the Def Jam artist doesn’t sway from his New York roots with his Golden ’90s Era flow. Over the knocking boom-bap instrumental and humming loops, Dave East drops witticisms and nods to legends JAY-Z, Nas and the late Big L.

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“Recollections on weapons I never purchased/That money had me thirsty, sh*t I need somthin’ to sip on/Straight to the point, told her I had somethin’ she could sit on/Get love out in Detroit like I’m a piston, your b***h’ gone/At Summer Jam, I told Tee Grizz he had a hit/He told me ain’t it a blessing, we really came up from sh*t/We wasn’t supposed to win/We was ‘posed to post in the pen/Be careful approaching men,” raps East.

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Last week, Dave East performed at The Dew NBA 3x tournament in Brooklyn where he spoke to VIBE about his forthcoming album, Paranoia. 

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“We’re looking at a July release,” said East. “I can’t tell you the specific date but I got a single coming out next week.”

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Back in 2016, the Mass Appeal signee released his Kairi Chanel mixtape.

Stream “No Back and Forth” below.