Dave East's Influences Are Exactly Who You Hope They'd Be Including The Late Aaliyah –

New York rapper Dave East has a special place in his heart and body for his true influences. The hip-hop artist has shared an intimate look at where he keeps his fave musicians.

On Tuesday, Dave went to Instagram with a shot of late entertainers Big Pun, Aaliyah and Notorious B.I.G. tattooed onto him.

A few days ago, Dave reached out to fans for help in casting his upcoming “Nobu” video.

Last week, East had no problem calling his new Karma 2 project the best thing out.

Recently, Dipset’s Juelz Santana celebrated a grip of new projects including East’s new audio release.