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  • Cover of Wale Unveils "The Album About Nothing" Cover
    Before Wale’s The Album About Nothing is made available for pre-order tomorrow on iTunes, the D.C. rapper decides to unveil the project's cover art. Designed by Sue Tsai, this is actually just the first (and most significant) of three album covers, according to Wale. He described the artwork as followed:
  • Cover of Top Tracks of the Week:  February 24 - March 3
    Here it is, the once-weekly look at the tracks toward the top of our charts that you need to know about.
  • Cover of Wale's New Single With Usher, "The Matrimony," Drops Tomorrow
    Wale's fourth LP, The Album About Nothing hits stores on March 31st, so it's about time the rapper got the wheels rolling on a big single.
  • Cover of Wale Reveals Possible Release Date For "The Album About Nothing" [Update: Rick Ross Confirms Release Date]
    After gifting fans his Festivus mixtape with A-Trak yesterday, Wale was on twitter responding and interacting with his fans. During his many retweets, he happened to reveal what is presumed to be the release date for the follow-up to Festivus: The Album About Nothing.
  • Cover of Retchy P Says He Wishes Wale Died Instead Of A$AP Yams, Wale & Fat Trel Respond
    The death of A$AP Yams has shook up much of the hip-hop community, and of course those who had working and personal relationships with the Mob co-founder were even more in shock. Over the weekend there was a memorial service for Yams in New York, as well as a private one for close friends and family.
  • Cover of Wale Expresses Frustration Over Portrayal Of Black Women In Media
    Wale has never been afraid to express how he feels, no matter what the subject is.
  • Cover of Most Anticipated Albums Of 2015
    2014 is over and done with, and we the hip-hop community are moving onto greater endeavors. After an overall mediocre year for rap albums, 2015 is destined to be different. Hip-hop's biggest names are all scheduled to release albums this year, and the timing could not be more right.
  • Cover of Wale Speaks On "The Album About Nothing," Confirms J. Cole Feature
    We recently had the chance to chop it up with Wale while he was back in the DMV area, and the MMG rapper spoke about his recent mixtape release and while he felt the need to offer fans free music, as well as the album that will follow the mixtape: The Album About Nothing.
  • Cover of Top Tracks of the Week: December 22-30
    Welcome to the final Top Tracks of 2014. For the new readers, TTOTW is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Stream Wale & A-Trak's "Festivus" Mixtape
    DC native, MMG emcee Wale releases his latest project, Festivus with assistance from A-Trak.
  • Cover of Pusha T Comes At Wale On Twitter Over "Festivus" Mixtape
    As you may know, Wale got in the holiday spirit with A-Trak and recorded a new mixtape to precede his upcoming Album About Nothing, called Festivus.
  • Cover of Wale Announces "Festivus" Mixtape With A-Trak
    Let the "Seinfeld"-themed Wale content keep coming! The rapper, who rose to fame with his Mixtape About Nothing, has spent this year prepping his Album About Nothing, listing his favorite "Seinfeld" episodes and drinking coffee with Jerry Seinfeld along the way.
  • Cover of Wale Announces "Simply Nothing Tour"
    Shortly after Complex debuted their new magazine cover, which features one-time-enemy Wale and comedian Jerry Seinfeld, Wale has followed up with a press release announcing a new tour.
  • Cover of Wale & Jerry Seinfeld Cover Complex
    Wale is currently prepping his new album, The Album About Nothing, in which Jerry Seinfeld has become heavily involved. Seinfeld, as you probably know, was the inspiration for Wale's acclaimed Mixtape About Nothing, so he's going back to his roots after The Gifted.
  • Cover of Wale Details Roc Nation Split
    It's been just over a month since we reported that MMG rapper Wale was splitting ways with his management team at Jay Z's Roc Nation and moving to 77 North Management, the same team responsible for the management of LeBron James. Now, we finally have an explanation.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: September 11
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Wale Parts Ways With Roc Nation
    With Wale attracting lots of #UNOTMMG hate in the wake of Meek Mill's comments about him a few months ago, it appears the DMV rapper has been ousted from another club: Roc Nation. Signed to Jay Z's management company since 2009, Mr.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Aug. 8)
    Remy Ma's home, but not much has really changed. This week was pretty eventful though. Nicki Minaj's Sir-Mix-A-Lot-sampling "Anaconda" dropped, and she was a feature on Juicy J's latest club-burner, "Low," which also featured an excellent verse from Chicago's Lil Bibby.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Speaks On Meek Mill/Wale Conflict
    The other week things seemed precarious within Maybach Music Group, as Meek Mill publicly outed Wale for what he saw as a lack of support on his upcoming LP Dreams Worth More Than Money. Of course, Wale had his own side of the story to share, which he did via Instagram later that same day.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: July 10
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Meek Mill Calls Out Wale For Not Promoting His New LP [Update: Wale Responds]
    There could be tensions rising within the Maybach Music Group if Meek Mill's recent tweets are any indication. As we reported yesterday, the MMG rapper announced a release date for his forthcoming album Dreams Worth More Than Money.
  • Cover of Ty Dolla $ign Hits The Studio With Wale, Tyga, Chris Brown & Big Sean
    Thanks to Instagram, we get an inside look at the daily lives of all our favorite rappers, and often times, 'daily life' involves going to the studio at some time or another. A lot of rappers are night owls and thus hit the studio late at night until the wee hours of the morning.
  • Cover of 10 Rappers Who Switched Their Style Up
    Superman isn't Superman if he inexplicably switches from superpowered do-gooder, to some sort of motorcycle-riding anti-hero, to maniacal villain, and back and forth between the extremes. Such mythology is a big part of the hip-hop culture, as well as proper marketing.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: May 22
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Wale Reveals That Pete Rock And DJ Premier Are Working On "The Album About Nothing"
    Though no release date has been announced, anticipation is already building for Wale's upcoming album, The Album About Nothing. Previously, we reported that J. Cole and DJ Premier were working with Wale on the release, and now, we can add legendary producer Pete Rock's name to that list.
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