Why He's No Ordinary Dave

  • Published on Sep 21, 2016
  • “I can’t stand for being second best and I know I have the potential to do this, so it’s time for me to go out there and prove it” - DAVE
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    Interview by Nathan Tuft
    Filmed and Edited by Ricky Gibb
    Music by Kwes Darko
    Photography by Marco Grey
    Produced by Marium Raja
    Executive Produced by Semtex
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Comments • 176

  • Hassan khan
    Hassan khan 2 days ago

    Like. Like. Like. Like. Like. Love you dave but like, like, dont know like, yh like.

  • K Adamu
    K Adamu 2 months ago

    1:41 man said crystal meth😂

  • Arvind Boghar
    Arvind Boghar 2 months ago +1

    Fast forward to 2019 he made the most relatable rap album in my opinion ever

  • Dr Booze
    Dr Booze 3 months ago

    Your weird

  • amos lucibello
    amos lucibello 3 months ago


  • Aaron Jr
    Aaron Jr 3 months ago +1

    What a legend man

  • Akbar Ali
    Akbar Ali 3 months ago +3

    And now he’s come out with Psychodrama. He’s made it

  • Ushyy Sachdev
    Ushyy Sachdev 3 months ago +1

    And now psychodrama out, he’ll only go further and that’s his only path

  • Henry Langrish
    Henry Langrish 3 months ago +1

    hes good laike i can tell he will have a future laike

  • conskielad
    conskielad 3 months ago

    hands up if you counted how many times he said like haha becasue it was a fucking lot man

  • Kacper Pytlarz
    Kacper Pytlarz 3 months ago

    Been listening since black box and I'm so glad dave is now got an album and getting the recognition he deserves

  • Ro de Vous ‘
    Ro de Vous ‘ 3 months ago +1

    He’s a good lad 🚶🏾‍♂️☺️

  • Jamie Garwood
    Jamie Garwood 3 months ago


  • Dylaan
    Dylaan 3 months ago +1

    like yeah, like Yano, like like like

  • AndyUnleaded
    AndyUnleaded 3 months ago

    Intelligent beyond his years

  • Exncrypted
    Exncrypted 4 months ago +1


  • shime
    shime 4 months ago +75

    I remember watching this when it came out in 2016 and was just praying he got the attention he deserved. Here we are in 2019 and Dave released his debut album which was the highest selling UK Rap Album for first week, also debuting at number 1. Amazing

  • Dan tayler
    Dan tayler 4 months ago

    Great man 🔥😂

  • 100-EA-100
    100-EA-100 4 months ago +16

    Its Maud bc I watched this 2 years ago when I started listening to Dave in 2016 its 2019 and he's on top of the UK scene, it's great watching your favourite artists grow, innit?

  • kalu ulu Blessing
    kalu ulu Blessing 4 months ago

    Sounds like a rap to me

  • Tyler Mack
    Tyler Mack 7 months ago +1

    I'm 17 gonna catch up with you soon my g

  • Noob Blazer
    Noob Blazer 8 months ago

    Hi person searching dave dave

  • ademola bakare
    ademola bakare 8 months ago +4

    Dave said like 142 times I counted

  • Elias D
    Elias D 8 months ago

    UK number 1 two years later, bigger things coming...💫

  • Bobby Smith’s
    Bobby Smith’s 9 months ago

    What’s the Nike hoodies he’s got on called ??

  • Britannia
    Britannia 9 months ago

    From this to number 1 in the charts.. it was meant to be

  • vOoDoO DOLL
    vOoDoO DOLL Year ago

    Him and Quentin🤔
    I see it yall💯
    I can already imagine Drake shitten BRIXX 🙃

  • Abijah Foundation.

    I kill wasp for a living.

  • Euan No Cap
    Euan No Cap Year ago +2

    Dave is a bit like Ronnel from top boy

    • 32
      32 Month ago

      Euan No Cap now he’s in top boy

  • OT
    OT Year ago

    Inspiration 🔥

  • Fizzy ___
    Fizzy ___ Year ago

    Laike yano laike

  • Marzuq Imran Vohra

    sounds like a poem

    DJ GAMERS Year ago

    Anyone know what jacket dave is wearing?

  • Jaming Gaming
    Jaming Gaming Year ago

    What’s the jacket

  • dotdot dot
    dotdot dot Year ago +2

    Ordinary name, extraordinary character

  • Luke Oliver
    Luke Oliver Year ago

    Anyone know what team he supports

  • Azzam
    Azzam Year ago +2

    We need a dave x vince staples track

  • Aziz Daghistani
    Aziz Daghistani Year ago


  • Jb A
    Jb A Year ago

    He was insane at leeds

  • - fab-x-gaming
    - fab-x-gaming Year ago

    Every time he says like I lose my will to live

  • Eric Lee
    Eric Lee Year ago +1

    bruv, i kill wasps for a livin

  • SaucyMicz
    SaucyMicz Year ago +1

    Dave was standing on my road 😱 I'm acc gassed to be from streatham

  • shinra corp
    shinra corp 2 years ago +5

    guy is wise way beyond his years

  • Nikhil Gordon
    Nikhil Gordon 2 years ago +2

    Anyone know where to get his jacket?

  • Sean Sullivan
    Sean Sullivan 2 years ago +1

    anyone know what make that jacket is, it's fresh 👊👊

  • ashis gurung
    ashis gurung 2 years ago +17

    "like" most used word by any roadman

    • Anglia Alba
      Anglia Alba Year ago +1

      Nah pre sure it’s bruv or innit

  • John eckleston
    John eckleston 2 years ago +2

    I also kill wasps for a living

  • Jeffrey Geoff Jefferson
    Jeffrey Geoff Jefferson 2 years ago +2

    Like, like, like. Like? Like.

  • E-MAN1UP
    E-MAN1UP 2 years ago +1

    Didnt wanna say doin it for money

  • jessie bobrect
    jessie bobrect 2 years ago +9

    I don't think Dave would be able to comprehend how much he's loved by his fan ❤ been watching he's freestyles and all that since day one and now he's flying off. Actually proud

  • I Shot Your Pet Bee
    I Shot Your Pet Bee 2 years ago +5

    Dave is the future, standard. Trust me

  • sean Otoole
    sean Otoole 2 years ago


  • Jack SD
    Jack SD 2 years ago

    This guy speaks my language

  • gl2certi
    gl2certi 2 years ago

    2017 is yours dave

  • maxbuzz27
    maxbuzz27 2 years ago

    Anyone know those white Nike shoes?

  • joenoseph
    joenoseph 2 years ago

    you'd have to be on meth to do a one-take lolol

  • Ash 187
    Ash 187 2 years ago +5

    Him and JME just need to sit down and have a conversation, recorded.

  • Darren Brady
    Darren Brady 2 years ago +7

    everybody is saying drake made him but did drake write his lyrics no so be quite fam

      IIIMTSIII 2 years ago +2

      Darren Brady his black box made him 🔥

  • king_luffy ]__
    king_luffy ]__ 2 years ago

    After the first ten seconds i thought he was gonna continue talkin about how he kills wasps for a living😂

  • Ronald Macdonald
    Ronald Macdonald 2 years ago

    I swear den steps R from gangland wen they have the mashines

  • A Person
    A Person 2 years ago

    Hairline kinda do a shuffle cant lie

    • Louis Redbog
      Louis Redbog 7 months ago

      Every dudes hairline in the video took a back seat lol

    • Ricky Hunter
      Ricky Hunter 2 years ago

      A Person Makes no sense. Ur takin a L for dis one

    PSHOW 2 years ago

    Different breed!

  • Treyza
    Treyza 2 years ago

    Respect 👏🏼👏🏼

  • Stephen Mvpurry
    Stephen Mvpurry 2 years ago

    Dave is a thug LOL, he needs to fix up his life

  • Sufyian Abdullah
    Sufyian Abdullah 2 years ago

    Love this man

  • Dilection
    Dilection 2 years ago +1

    All the best brother with your art

  • Akash Shabir
    Akash Shabir 2 years ago +1


  • iv. kaii
    iv. kaii 2 years ago +5

    His work rate is A1

  • YK Brandz
    YK Brandz 2 years ago +2

    Dave is an inspiration and is showing how youth music on the roads should really be, it ain't all about the crime and that 💯

  • Shebby Siege
    Shebby Siege 2 years ago +17

    He reminds me of that guy who went with you from primary school to college. It's like he was always there and he'd be your friend even when the odds are against a man.

  • Lstn Up Ldn
    Lstn Up Ldn 2 years ago +1


  • Lord Of Reptile
    Lord Of Reptile 2 years ago +5

    he loves saying "like"

  • Bobby Bancroft
    Bobby Bancroft 2 years ago +5


  • Zakir Hussain
    Zakir Hussain 2 years ago

    drake made this guy loool

    • Ur local Batty crease
      Ur local Batty crease 2 years ago +3

      Zakir Hussain suck ya mudda ya battyman

    • Jeffrey Wilson
      Jeffrey Wilson 2 years ago

      Zakir Hussain I'd not go as far as saying he made this guy but he's helped his future in a big way

    • B Muzo
      B Muzo 2 years ago +2

      Zakir Hussain what? Are you licked out your mind Big man, wahum to you rude boy you don't Know daves been setting pace for few years now, drake made my left ball bag kmt

  • Aaron Matomisa
    Aaron Matomisa 2 years ago +4

    How many times does he say "like"???

  • Alf
    Alf 2 years ago

    Maud maud

  • Marcus Laverl
    Marcus Laverl 2 years ago +3

    Seems like a humble kid, big big future ahead

  • H/S Soundz
    H/S Soundz 2 years ago +5

    This guys too clever. Respect to him! Gonna be big 100%

  • Adon mahga
    Adon mahga 2 years ago +13

    in grime... you can't say scruface and stumpy didn't make some of the wickedest beats

  • Tegrenade
    Tegrenade 2 years ago +3

    He definitely is achieving what he set out to do ✊🏾💯

  • Abz
    Abz 2 years ago +534

    man said aj dm'ed him like a girl 😂😂

  • Bellz O
    Bellz O 2 years ago +1

    so much talent, doing his own ting in his own way respect.Im regreting not going to meet you at richmond now

  • STFN
    STFN 2 years ago +2

    ɪ ʀᴀᴛᴇ ʜɪᴍ ᴍᴀᴅᴅᴅᴅʟʏ

  • BigJoenads
    BigJoenads 2 years ago +151

    He seems pretty intelligent and clued up

  • TulioLDN
    TulioLDN 2 years ago +92

    make a tune called Like

  • TwentySeven Seventy
    TwentySeven Seventy 2 years ago

    Gwaan Dave big up yourself... talent beyond his years

  • Casanova Frankenstein
    Casanova Frankenstein 2 years ago

    Youre already there Dave.. Youre already there

  • LifeOfAlpay
    LifeOfAlpay 2 years ago +128

    His mindset is amazing!

    • Farhiya A
      Farhiya A Year ago

      LifeOfAlpay Same he’s wise.

    • TJ jones
      TJ jones 2 years ago

      +Lord of Frog's Disabled Cousin and I'm onto you don't watch that understand!

    • Smoke Boy
      Smoke Boy 2 years ago +19

      LifeOfAlpay fuck off Alpay I'm on you you sumo looking batty boi

  • Nathan Smith
    Nathan Smith 2 years ago +23

    Man said give Scrufizzer a night hood 😂

  • neil warnock
    neil warnock 2 years ago +23

    im thirty bro but ill listen to elf kid,splinta, izzie, dave, mez,issiah dreads.age shouldnt b a boundary.if its wavey its wavey

    • Ab Who ?
      Ab Who ? 2 years ago +3

      +Gabriel Saeed 30 is young, just wait one day you're 22 next thing u 35

    • Kazuro Jinzo
      Kazuro Jinzo 2 years ago +5

      Gabriel Saeed Bet you don't complain when Giggs does though 👀🙂

    • Gabriel Saeed
      Gabriel Saeed 2 years ago +2

      Rory King 30 but you still type like that 👀🌚

  • History_Related
    History_Related 2 years ago +1


  • Rick Sanchez
    Rick Sanchez 2 years ago +66

    Dave you're already a game changer

  • 123hez
    123hez 2 years ago +12

    Great edit and incredible artist, very inspirational.

  • James Saukila
    James Saukila 2 years ago +349

    'He dmed me like a girl' 😂

  • Texting Story
    Texting Story 2 years ago +52

    He'll go far.

  • ImFromLDN1
    ImFromLDN1 2 years ago +445

    Dave will definitely get to the stage Skepta is now within the next 5yrs if he keeps doing what he's doing, he's way too advanced & screwed on for his age not to get there 💯

  • Poohead 0161
    Poohead 0161 2 years ago +9

    This guy is the future fam, i remember his old tunes like streetstarz freestyle, blackbox, wanna know, midsummers night this guy has progressed and he's on the way to the top !

  • 12 o'clock JL
    12 o'clock JL 2 years ago +173

    Inspirational (like)

  • StakeGamingHD
    StakeGamingHD 2 years ago +94

    the amount of time he said lyk tho 😶

    • chenelle97
      chenelle97 2 years ago +15

      now i read this comment like is the only world i can hear omggggggg

    • Darkiie
      Darkiie 2 years ago +8

      StakeGamingHD Notting compared to the amount vanbanter says init init

    • StakeGamingHD
      StakeGamingHD 2 years ago

      all I heard was lyk still

  • mk y
    mk y 2 years ago +18

    How many times this nigga said 'like'...

    • Ghost Face
      Ghost Face 2 years ago +1

      Scoobay you took he words out of my mouth

    • Scoobay
      Scoobay 2 years ago +26

      mk y Subliminal messaging to make us like the video.