DJ Paul and Dave East Go Crazy in “Let ‘M Tell It” Video
Dave East is as much a part of uptown New York as summer nights on Dyckman, chopped cheese sandwiches and Newport loosies from the corner bodega. But the Hate Me Now rapper isn't a xenophobe as he shows love to the South by teaming up with Three 6 Mafia's DJ Paul for the Memphis legend's "Let 'M Tell It" video.
In the FredFocus-directed clip, Paul and East head to an insane asylum with a voluptuous woman and call out all rappers who are living a lie.
An abandoned insane asylum seems like a strange place for rappers to shoot a video but as Paul tells it, he felt right at home. "That's something I've always been into, it's just my style," he tells XXL. "When I found out the director found one I was like -- perfect! Plus I'm a crazy guy, I need to be in one!"
"Let 'M Tell It" will appear on the original Three 6 Mafia member's upcoming Year of the Six (#YOTS) project, which will feature East, Jon Connor and more. "In addition to ["Let 'M Tell It"] with Dave East, I'll also have features from Jon Connor -- I've been working with him a lot lately, and Azizi Gibson -- I just produced his new single 'Braggin Rights' and I'm featured on it," says Paul. "Also Lil Wyte and some more people I enjoy working with."
Year of the Six is due out June 6. The project arrives after DJ Paul dropped his fifth solo LP, Master of Evil, in October.
East is currently on his Hate Me Now Tour, which runs through the end of the month. Peep the dates below.
April 18: Houston, Texas — Bronze Peacock
April 19: Dallas, Texas — Cambridge Room
April 22: Phoenix, Ariz. — Pub Rock
April 23: Santa Ana, Calif. — Constellation Room
April 24: Los Angeles, Calif. — Los Globos
April 25: San Francisco, Calif. — Brick and Mortar
April 28: Seattle, Wash. — The Crocodile
April 30: Vancouver, BC — The Alexander
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