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Dec
17
New Music: Wale – ‘Walk N’ Live’

Wale

Wale lost his cool after Complex excluded him from their “50 Best Albums of 2013″ list. Now he channels his energy into a new song called “Walk N’ Live,” produced by DJ Relly Rel.

The MMG rapper gets on his “gully shit,” while addressing his blowout with the magazine and his comments about Juicy J’s album.

“Question my temperament, cool, but not my competence/ Send this text to Juicy J like dude, that’s just my confidence/ But shoot, I think that I’m the best and nevertheless, you should too/ So on that note, I stand by my comments/ Of course, we still cool,” he raps.

Hear him clear the air.

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Dec
15
Wale Guests in ‘SNL’ H&M Skit

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Wale made a surprise appearance on last night’s “Saturday Night Live,” lending his fashion and flow to a parody of H&M. While “SNL” cast member Jay Pharoah rapped about the retailer’s low prices, colorful clothing, and small sizes in the mock music video, the MMG rapper popped up to deliver a guest verse.

“Never get in girls’ pants wearing girls’ denim,” rapped Wale, clad in H&M’s winter collection.

Rick Ross showed his support for his MMG signee, tweeting, “Salute my lil bro @Wale just shut down #Snl.”

Watch him bring the laughs with his cameo.

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Dec
13
Wale Threatens Complex Staff After Exclusion From ’50 Best Albums’ List

Wale

Wale does not take rejection lightly. After his album was excluded from Complex‘s list of 50 Best Albums of 2013, he went ballistic.

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Dec
3
New Music: Rick Ross f/ Meek Mill, Wale, & Future – ‘No Games (Remix)’

No Games (Remix)

Rick Ross assembles the troops on the remix to his hustler’s anthem “No Games.” The Bawse trades verses with his MMG signees Meek Mill and Wale, while Future lays down the Auto-Tuned hook.

“We the hottest ni**as out/ My ni**a Kanye’ll vouch,” raps Rozay on his bossy verse.

His album Mastermind was originally due December 17, but has been pushed to the top of 2014.

In the meantime, you can grab the MMG Priorities, Vol. 1 mixtape featuring recent releases from the MMG camp including Wale, Meek, Stalley, Omarion, Fat Trel, and Tracy T.

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Dec
2
Jennifer Hudson, Tamar Braxton, K. Michelle, & Wale Perform at Soul Train Awards

K. Michelle

There were tears, tributes, and plenty of thrills when the Soul Train Awards 2013 aired last night on BET and Centric. Hosted by Anthony Anderson, this year’s show paid homage to the soul soundtrack of the ’90s, with performances from today’s brightest stars and the legends before them.

Jennifer Hudson kicked off the two-and-a-half hour show at Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena with her new single “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” accompanied by Evelyn “Champagne” King, Chaka Khan, and T.I.

An emotional Tamar Braxton picked up two awards for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist and the Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award and later performed a medley including “Love and War,” “The One,” and “All the Way Home.”

Best New Artist winner K. Michelle delivered a very special performance of “Can’t Raise a Man” and “V.S.O.P.,” while Wale teamed up with Mint Condition’s Stokley Williams for a mash-up of Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues” and “LoveHate Thing.”

Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Keith Sweat brought down the house with a medley of his greatest hits including “Make It Last Forever,” for which he was joined by Faith Evans.

Dionne Warwick was honored with the Legend Award and received a star-studded salute from Ron Isley, Ruben Studdard, Chrisette Michelle, Gladys Knight, and “American Idol” winner Candice Glover.

Slick Rick, Warren G, Dougie E. Fresh, and Big Daddy Kane brought back memories with an old school hip-hop medley, while the “Blue-Eyed Soul” set starred Jon B., Bobby Caldwell, Dave Koz, and Vanilla Ice, who had the crowd in its feet with “Ice Ice Baby.”

Other big winners included Kendrick Lamar (Album of the Year), Janelle Monáe (Video of the Year for “Q.U.E.E.N.”), Robin Thicke (Song of the Year for “Blurred Lines”), and Ashanti (Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance for “Never Should Have”).

Watch highlights from the show below.

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Nov
18
New Music: Young Marqus f/ Wale – ‘SneakerHead’

SneakerHead

Thirteen-year-old rapper Young Marqus links with fellow “SneakerHead” Wale on his footwear lovers anthem. The rappers step up their shoe game on the 1500 or Nothin-produced track, which is set to appear on Marqus’ upcoming album Phenom.

The Houston MC recently became the youngest artist to perform at the BET Hip-Hop Awards and was named “the future of hip-hop” by The Source.

Hear them bond over kicks on their fresh collaboration.

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Nov
5
Video: Rick Ross f/ Wale, Whole Slab, & Birdman – ‘Stack on My Belt’

Rick Ross

The Untouchable Maybach Empire brings us yet another video. Rick Ross stacks his paper alongside Wale, Whole Slab, and Birdman in the flashy visuals for “Stack on My Belt” off MMG’s Self Made, Vol. 3 compilation. They revel in their riches as they boast about their pricey purchases.

Watch cash rule everything around them.

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