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  • Cover of Wale Says Jay Z's The Greatest To Ever Do It .... Hands Down
     With Jay Z’s third album, Hard Knock Vol. 2, turning 15 years old already yesterday, XXL Magazine decided to have MMG’s own Wale write a review on the album. That's right, Wale wrote the review.
  • Cover of First Week Sales For MMG's "Self Made Vol. 3 "
    MMG have certainly done their share of promotion for Self Made Vol. 3, with plenty of videos, leaks, and special events leading up to its release. The sales numbers are now in for the first week, and the project has moved 51,355 units. 
  • Cover of Review: MMG's "Self Made Vol. 3"
    Mmmmaybach music. The heaviest group in hip-hop presents the third volume of their Self Made album series. Formulaically, the self-proclaimed untouchable Maybach empire haven't missed a step. Likewise previous installments in the series, Self Made Vol.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: August 18
    This week was obviously a memorable one for hip-hop, with Big Sean's "Control" dropping and a Kendrick Lamar frenzy ensuing. While the verse has received way more attention than we could have imagined, plenty of rappers are retaliating and introducing new excitement into the rap game which isn't a bad thing.
  • Cover of Wale Says He'd Be Offended If His Name Wasn't Mentioned By Kendrick Lamar In "Control"
    Many rappers who were not name-dropped by Kendrick Lamar in his buzzing verse on "Control" have decided to record a response, while those rappers who were called out have yet to do so. This might be because those not named are more offended than those who were-- Wale feels this way, at least.
  • Cover of Durant & Harden Partying With Wale, Travi$ Scott, & Mya In LA
    Kevin Durant and James Harden were seen last week in Los Angeles attending a Dodgers game together, and now we get a look at the former teammates partying together at Lure Nightclub’s Toxic day party. Chicago Bulls forward, Taj Gibson was in attendance in the event that was rife with hip hop talent as well.  Wale h
  • Cover of A New Collaboration Between Wale, Mariah Carey & Jermaine Dupri Is On The Way
    Wale took to Twitter this afternoon to announce a new collaborative track with Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri. Unfortunately, that's all the information we have at this point. 
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 28
    Our new entry on Charts Don't Lie this week belongs to Ace Hooooood. The rapper constantly on his grind delivered Trials & Tribulations after months of promotion, a huge hit single, "Bugatti," a listening event, among other things.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: July 21
    Jay Z stays breaking records, literally. The rap superstar is not only seeing plenty of success with his single off Magna Carta Holy Grail, but he is also making Billboard history with the album.
  • Cover of Look at Wale's Sneaker Collection
    Wale is known for having some of the rarest kicks on the planet from samples to player exclusives.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: July 14
    Soon Jay-Z is going to be on the charts, undoubtedly dominating the top spot, which belonged to J. Cole this week.
  • Cover of Kanye West, Wale & J. Cole Make Billboard History For Rap
    June 18th will forever be a day locked in the mind of hip-hop fans because of the three important album releases on that day. The week of June 18th was memorable because each hip-hop album that dropped-- Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller-- broke the 100k mark.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: July 5-11
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Wale Talks Jay-Z, Nas & Kanye Comparisons With Himself, J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar, Speaks On Lil Snupe
    Wale was praised by Jay-Z yesterday during his Breakfast Club Interview, when Hov named Wale as a rapper who would still be around in ten years from now. Wale seems to be of a similar opinion as Jay, whose label Roc Nation manages Wale.
  • Cover of J. Cole Tops Charts, "Yeezus" Sits At Number Three
    After 3 weeks of battling with Kanye West, and later Wale, J. Cole's Born Sinner has topped the Billboard charts. Reportedly moving 55,000 units, Cole's album dropped 33% from last week but still edged out its competitors.
  • Cover of Wale Announces New Track With J. Cole, Dropping Tomorrow
    Wale's The Gifted and J. Cole's Born Sinner were officially the top selling albums of last week. Now, it seems the two emcees have teamed up for a new track, which is apparently dropping tomorrow. Wale made the announcement on Twitter moments ago.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: July 7
    This week on Charts Don't Lie we have one new entry, and that's Wale with The Gifted. Wale is an interesting rapper to consider, because there's no denying people love to hate on him.
  • Cover of Wale Breaks Down "The Gifted," Says He Didn't Expect Rihanna To Do "Bad (Remix)"
    Wale's new album The Gifted is doing very well, debuting at number one last week. While the album is chock full of singles, the DC rapper has explained that their is a dense thematic arc to the project. He broke down some of the tracks with Billboard, including the remix to his single "Bad" with Rihanna.
  • Cover of First Week Album Sales For Wale's "The Gifted"
     As Wale's new album, The Gifted, wraps up its first week on store shelves, the official numbers for its first week sales have been revealed.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Wale's "The Gifted"
     With Wale's new album, The Gifted, hitting store shelves yesterday, its no surprise that the early first week projections are already being made.
  • Cover of Wale Addresses Old Tweets From Rappers Hating On Him
    Wale gets a lot of hate. Whether it's for his music, or his attitude, the rapper is often catching flack for something. In an unfortunate coincidence, the same week he dropped his new album, a bunch of pre-fame tweets from various rappers surfaced, and Wale was a common target.
  • Cover of Review: Wale's "The Gifted"
    Wale may be a victim of bad timing. While most rap fans were in their glory last week with the release of albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller, others are feverishly looking forward to Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, which is dropping on Independence Day.
  • Cover of Pre-Fame Tweets Of Rappers Dissing One Another Surface
    Twitter user @SargeWP had the brilliant idea of going back in rappers' timelines to find incriminating tweets from their days before fame. Let's just say it's even worse than you could have imagined.
  • Cover of Wale Covers The Washington Post, Talks Fame, Anxiety, Technology & "The Gifted"
    An image of MMG emcee Wale can be seen on the front page of today's edition of The Washington Post alongside an in-depth interview.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Wale, Nicki Minaj, & Juicy J's "Clappers"
     After just premiering his new record on Tuesday, Wale looks to have already shot the music video for his Nicki Minaj and Juicy J-featured cut "Clappers". And surfacing the web tonight are new photos from the set.
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