Dave East Signs To Def Jam, Shares New Project Kairi Chanel

Nas will executive produce East’s 2017 major label debut.

September 30, 2016

Dave East has joined Def Jam Recordings, with Nas set to executive produce his debut album for the label. East revealed the news on The Breakfast Club on Thursday, September 29. "It wasn't just the average [deal of] me signing to a major, I'm actually partners with [Def Jam]. It was just a step forward for me," he said of his new home. East was previously signed to Nas's Mass Appeal Records label.


East's new project Kairi Chanel, the follow-up to his 2015 release Hate Me Now, is his final independent release under Mass Appeal Records and is streaming now. Check out the project, which features guests 2 Chainz and Cam'ron, below.

Posted: September 30, 2016