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Wale Airs Out His Label on Twitter: ‘I’m Blackballed to Death’

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Wale took to Twitter Wednesday morning to air his grievances with his management and the music industry as a whole. The D.C. rapper is claiming that the industry isn’t honest about their relationship with Black artists. “My managers do the bare minimum,” Wale started his tweetstorm saying. “Labels been lying about the support of black […]

Wale Drops Six-Track EP ‘The Imperfect Storm’

It hasn’t been long since we have had a formal release from Wale. The “Sue Me” rapper dropped off a stellar album in Wow… That’s Crazy this past October but he has more to say. Hitting the Twitter timeline early on Thursday, Wale shared the image of burning items that appeared to be from one […]

Rotimi Enlists Wale for Animated Music Video ‘In My Bed’

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The entertainment industry is completely halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Rotimi is keeping the show going. The singer took a new creative approach with his latest music video, “In My Bed” featuring Wale. This was also a great job opportunity for 37 animators from 24 cities in 5 different continents to create the […]

Wale’s ‘The Album About Nothing’ Goes Gold

Wale's 'The Album About Nothing' Goes Gold

Wale took to Twitter to celebrate his 2015 album, The Album About Nothing, going gold. “Wit that said it’s a perfect time to let y’all know that “ The Album about Nothing” is officially GOLD .many people didn’t understand my vision… it was hard to get things green lit.Thx to everybody who believed ! JS […]

YoungBoy Never Broke Again Lands No. 1 Album, Wale Snags Top 10 Debut

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The youth in Hip-Hop continues to show how strong they are. YoungBoy Never Broke Again has hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his career with AI YoungBoy 2. The album topped the charts with 110,000 album-equivalent units for its first week, powered by a strong streaming presence. 3,000 […]

Wale Announces New Album ‘Wow… That’s Crazy’ for October 11

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Wale is gearing up for the fall, announcing that his new album will arrive on October 11. The album will be titled Wow…That’s Crazy, promoted by a trailer that takes Wale to a therapy chair for a comedic session. The trailer co-stars Tetona Jackson who pokes at Wale’s issues, specifically with his record label. The […]

Wale to Host ‘WaleMania V’ During Wrestlemania Weekend

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WWE’s Wrestlemania weekend is set to take over New York City next weekend. One of the anticipated events surrounding the annual pinnacle weekend of grappling is the merger of wrestling and rap (hat tip to WrassleRap), WaleMania. Hosted by Hip-Hop’s own, Wale, the fifth edition of this pre-party will bring in the WrassleRap podcast for […]

Wale Defends Michelle Obama Against Tomi Lahren: ‘You’re Threatened by the Power of Black Women’

Wale Defends Michelle Obama Against Tami Lahren: 'You're Threatened by the Power of Black Women'

The Wale and Tomi Lahren saga continues. These two have been beefing on Twitter since January 2017, and the rapper took another opportunity to clap back at the political commentator. Michelle Obama stirred up some controversy after releasing her instant New York Times bestselling book Becoming. Lahren criticized the former First Lady saying, “Michelle Obama is upset Melania […]

Tomi Lahren Tells Michelle Obama to ‘Sit Down,’ Wale Defends Former FLOTUS

Tomi Lahren Tells Michelle Obama to 'Sit Down,' Wale Defends Former FLOTUS

On Monday morning, Tomi Lauren scrutinized Michelle Obama for standing behind her husband former President Obama and all of his accomplishments. Tomi told Michelle via Twitter to “sit down” after Michelle said Barack was a “great President”. Tomi also wrote, “Michelle Obama said we ‘had’ a great president. By what measure? Not in economic growth. […]

American Airlines Apologizes to Wale for Alleged Racist Incident

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Just two months after the NAACP lifted its travel advisory against American Airlines, the company found itself apologizing to a member of the Hip-Hop community for an alleged racist incident. The airline offered an apology and explanation to Wale, whose real name is Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, for his complaint that two flight attendants questioned his […]

Did You Know That Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Nigerian?

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Hip-Hop started in the Bronx. But the African-American experience that birthed Hip-Hop started far beyond the borough. In fact, it started beyond the city, the state, the south or the country. It started beyond the belly of slave ships that brought over millions of enslaved Africans from the west coast of The Motherland to this […]

Wale to American Airlines on Twitter: ‘Y’all racist’

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Wale just released a new project in Free Lunch, and while he should be enjoying the victory of his third great EP this year, instead he has to deal with American Airlines and racial discrimination. Folarin hit Instagram and put the spotlight on AA stating that he is continuously experiencing issues with flights, being stuck […]

Wale Drops Third EP of 2018 in ‘Free Lunch’

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Wale has had a productive 2018 and keeps the momentum going with the release of this third EP, Free Lunch. The new EP comes behind It’s Complicated and Self Promotion, packing another five songs. This time Wale brings in help from his friend and frequent collaborator J. Cole for the “My Boy” Freestyle, which is followed […]

Wale Drops Off ‘I Wish I Missed My Ex’ Remix

Wale Drops Off 'I Wish I Missed My Ex' Remix

With a number of new releases in 2018, it still doesn’t look like Wale plans on slowing down for the latter part of the year. Today [August 20], Wale took to Twitter and Instagram to release his remixed version of Mahalia’s song ‘I Wish I Missed My Ex.’ As apart of his release, Wale insinuated […]

Wale Releases Video to Fan Favorite ‘Black Bonnie’

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Back in March, Wale released a surprise EP titled It’s Complicated. Of the four songs on It’s Complicated, Wale decided to make a video to fan favorite, “Black Bonnie.” Wale took to Instagram to explain the meaning behind his song, “Black Bonnie.” He stated: “Humility is one of the most important traits a person can […]

Wale Believes His Dark Complexion Held Him Back in the Rap Game

Wale Believes His Dark Complexion Held Him Back in the Rap Game

Wale stopped by The Breakfast Club to talk about everything that’s Hip Hop. He was asked about an old headlined that stated he felt that he was held back in the rap game due to his dark complexion. Wale responded saying, “Racial ambiguity helps in anything. Racial ambiguity helps at some level. Even in acting, […]

Wale Inks New Deal With Warner Bros. Records

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Near the top of the year, Wale became a free agent and made sure everyone knew via social media. Over the course of a few weeks, he teased the stages of his free agency with Twitter profile picture updates and messages, while dropping dope projects in It’s Complicated and Self Promotion. The wait for his […]