New York rapper Dave East is making the saying “deeper than rap” a real-life motto. The hip-hop newcomer recently revealed taking a serious jab at getting into Hollywood.
According to East, he tried his hand at landing a spot in sci-fi mega franchise Star Wars.
“Honestly, the acting is fun, man. It’s something I always seen myself doing. Like, I can [re-enact] mad movies,” Dave East tells XXL. “So the fact that that’s even like being offered to me now like I got scripts in my email. I’m reading different scripts. I auditioned for Star Wars. It’s crazy. I would’ve never in a million years been trying to think I would’ve been reciting like, Luke Skywalker lines. It’s crazy, man! But they on it, you know what I’m saying? So I got back in the gym. I just want to be the best Dave I could be.” (XXL Mag)
Last week, Dave East made headlines after linking up with Portland Trailblazer Damian Lillard at an NBA 2K18 event.
Recently, New York rappers Vado and Fabolous saluted East’s new Paranoia album release.
Last month, rap star Meek Mill flexed his support for both East and Ferg’s new albums.