Is Dave East pretending to be a Crip? Rumors are swirling that Dave East pretended being a Crip gang member after he got famous. An old music video from the 2014 Dave East song “Bout Mine”, has evidence that he may be faking the funk.
As we all know Dave East was in college on scholarship, and dropped out before pursuing a rap career. Typically that isn’t the background of someone who repping Crip. However, it’s possible Dave East exposed himself as a fake Crip on his own song.
Around the 2:17 mark of the “Bout Mine” song Dave East says, “What’s poppin blood what’s cracking cuz. I don’t bang”.
These days Dave East repping Crip all day everyday. You don’t see him without that Blue flag often. He portrays the image of a supercrip.
Is Dave East pretending to be a Crip though? The world may never know, but based on his own songs there is a high chance he might be. That doesn’t take away from the good quality of his rap music.