Wale

Jul
8
New Music: J. Cole & Wale – ‘Winter Schemes’

Wale and J. Cole

After topping the charts with their new albums, J. Cole and Wale come together on “Winter Schemes,” a new track released by Wale on Twitter. Cole kicks off the Jake One production, rapping about his come-up (“Came a long way from that weak ass advance”), before passing it to Wale, who paints a poetic verse (“You Pikachu, but I’m Picasso”).

Check out their cold collabo below.

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Jul
3
Wale Debuts at No. 1 with ‘The Gifted’

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Wale scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week with The Gifted.

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Jun
29
New Music: Luke James f/ Wale – ‘I.O.U. (Summertime Remix)’

I.O.U. (Remix)

Before he hits the stage tonight to open for Beyoncé on the U.S. leg of her “Mrs. Carter Show” tour, Luke James drops the Summertime Remix to his single “I.O.U.” feauring Wale.

The Gifted MC dedicates his sweet verse to a special lady. “Behind every good man lies a good woman,” he raps over the reworked beat.

Luke’s debut Made to Love is due this fall on N.A.R.S. Records/Island Def Jam.

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Jun
28
New Music: Iggy Azalea f/ Wale – ‘Work (Remix)’

Iggy Azalea and Wale

Fresh off the release of his album The Gifted, Wale puts in “Work” on the remix to Iggy Azalea’s autobiographical single. The MMG rapper keeps the ladies twerking and the clubs bouncing with his playful verse.

“I’m just watching Iggy pop/ Don’t stop it girl, you rock ‘n’ roll,” raps Wale on the remix, which was released to Samsung Mobile users.

Iggy’s debut album The New Classic is due in September.

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Jun
27
Wale Presents ‘The Gifted: Documentary’

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With his new album in stores, Wale shares his journey to The Gifted in a new documentary for Diddy’s network, Revolt TV. In the 30-minute film, the “Bad” rapper opens up about the blessings and struggles, turmoil and triumph that led him to where he is today, with commentary from those who know him best including Rick Ross.

Learn more about MMG’s most poetic MC through his inspiring story.

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Jun
27
Wale Performs ‘LoveHate Thing’ on ‘Letterman’

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Wale traded in his sneakers for a tailored suit during his performance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Wednesday. Following the release of his third album The Gifted, the MMG rapper brought some new black soul to the stage with his latest single “LoveHate Thing” featuring Sam Dew and DJ Drama.

According to HITS Daily Double, his album is expected to sell 140-160,000 copies in its first week.

Check out Wale’s slick set below.

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Jun
24
Behind the Video: Wale f/ Nicki Minaj & Juicy J – ‘Clappers’

Nicki Minaj, Juicy J, and Wale

Last week she dropped the behind-the-scenes footage for Mario’s “Somebody Else” and Busta Rhymes’ “#Twerkit,” and now Nicki Minaj takes us behind the scenes of Wale’s video for “Clappers,” directed by Benny Boom. The head Barb rocks black hair and a busty white top and changes into a blonde wig while twerking in front of the camera.

“When we first met, you weren’t like a world-renowned superstar. So now I address you as such. You earned it,” Wale tells Nicki. “I know you doing me a favor by doing this song… I’m fuckin’ ecstatic you doin’ this video.”

They toast with Nicki’s Myx moscato beverage and Juicy J gives it his endorsement. “I like this. This is definitely delicious. I would smoke a blunt and drink this,” says the “Bandz” rapper.

Wale dances alongside Nicki and sings Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” to her, while Juicy and Nicki converse about cellulite.

Check out all the silly on-set moments below.

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