New York rapper Dave East‘s buzz is only getting bigger. The hip-hop rookie has received an unexpected co-sign from the Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant.

This week, East tossed up a couple in-studio pics of himself alongside the NBA Finals MVP.

In mid-June, Dave East hooked up with R&B superstar Chris Brown.

Recently, rap veteran Nas publicly saluted Dave East’s overnight rise.

@daveeast – Ima Rare Breed

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A few days prior, Dave East posted up a pic of himself alongside the hip-hop icon.