Wale News

  • Pre-Fame Tweets Of Rappers Dissing One Another Surface
    Pre-Fame Tweets Of Rappers Dissing One Another Surface
    Jun 25, 2013 at 07:46pm
    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. What has been unearthed is tweets upon tweets of rappers commenting on fellow artists, and offering their completely unfiltered opinions.
  • Wale Covers The Washington Post, Talks Fame, Anxiety, Technology & "The Gifted"
    Wale Covers The Washington Post, Talks Fame, Anxiety, Technology & "The Gifted"
    Jun 23, 2013 at 02:21pm
    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. In the feature write-up, he discusses confronting his critics, engaging anonymous haters and defying the "digital mob" that is constantly relayed to him via his smartphone, to which he is essentially addicted. He shuts off the device only when he’s sleeping or in the booth.
  • BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Wale, Nicki Minaj, & Juicy J's "Clappers"
    BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Wale, Nicki Minaj, & Juicy J's "Clappers"
    Jun 19, 2013 at 10:53pm
     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.
  • Wale "Gifted Heatseeker" Contest Winners Announced!
    Wale "Gifted Heatseeker" Contest Winners Announced!
    Jun 18, 2013 at 06:01pm
    Submissions have been pouring in from Washington, New York and Philly since we first announced our "Gifted Heatseeker" contest 2 weeks ago. The voting is now closed, and the winners have been selected! Congratulations to The STNDRD, Souls Of Liberty and Rebel Regime who will all be opening for Wale in their respective cities. We will contact all winners via Facebook message within the next few days. For now you can check out the videos that took the prize below. Thanks to all who participated!
  • Stream Wale's Album "The Gifted" In Its Entirety
    Stream Wale's Album "The Gifted" In Its Entirety
    Jun 18, 2013 at 02:31am
     Even though the official release date is seven days away, Wale is giving fans the chance to stream his upcoming album, The Gifted, in its entirety.
  • Jay-Z Says There's "New Rules" While Acknowledging Wale, J. Cole & Kanye West On Twitter
    Jay-Z Says There's "New Rules" While Acknowledging Wale, J. Cole & Kanye West On Twitter
    Jun 17, 2013 at 02:20pm
    This Sunday Jay-Z shook up the rap game when it was announced he'd been releasing a new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, in around two weeks, but first releasing it for Samsung Galaxy users for free on July 4th. The rap game is definitely changing, with Hov and Kanye West's minimal album promo a testament to it. 
  • Wale Reveals Single Art For "Clappers" With Juicy J & Nicki Minaj
    Wale Reveals Single Art For "Clappers" With Juicy J & Nicki Minaj
    Jun 11, 2013 at 03:53pm
    Wale's new album, The Gifted, is stacked with features. The MMG rapper delivered "Rotation" off the LP with 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa yesterday, and he's gearing up for yet another big featured-single to drop, "Clappers." Today Wale delivered the art for the single, which features Juicy J and Nicki Minaj. A music video for it has already been shot.
  • Wale Launches New Accessories Line "WRKNG TITLE"
    Wale Launches New Accessories Line "WRKNG TITLE"
    Jun 10, 2013 at 02:07pm
    Wale is known for his love of sneakers, but he also has an affinity for another kind of apparel, beanies. He's often spotted with a beanie, or some form of hat, on his dreads, and now he's venturing into fashion with his very own accessories line, "WRKNG TITLE." Announced today, Wale's WRKNG TITLE consists of knit beanies that match Wale's style. Wale said of his decision to enter the beanie game, "I saw something missing when I would shop for myself."
  • Lyrics Of The Week: May 31 - June 6
    Lyrics Of The Week: May 31 - June 6
    Jun 8, 2013 at 09:50pm
    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.  Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not quite sure about will be bolded. 
  • Rick Ross Discusses How Collabos Came Together For "Self Made Vol. 3"
    Rick Ross Discusses How Collabos Came Together For "Self Made Vol. 3"
    Jun 4, 2013 at 02:27pm
    Last summer Rick Ross and MMG dropped one of the best collaborative projects of the year with Self Made Vol. 2, which was just one of many big-selling albums for the Maybach crew.  Speaking about their next collabo effort, Self Made Vol. 3, which was just announced, the Maybach leaders says sometimes when you collaborate it just doesn’t fit an album someone is working on so it gets shelved. 
  • Tracklist Revealed  For Wale's "The Gifted" [Update: Features Revealed]
    Tracklist Revealed For Wale's "The Gifted" [Update: Features Revealed]
    Jun 3, 2013 at 12:45pm
     After just delivering his new single earlier titled "Love Hate Thing", Wale gives us a look at the tracklist for his upcoming album The Gifted.
  • Wale Talks On J. Cole's Album Date Change & Why He Didn't Follow Suit
    Wale Talks On J. Cole's Album Date Change & Why He Didn't Follow Suit
    May 31, 2013 at 01:44pm
    Wale is dropping his upcoming album, The Gifted, on June 25th, a date which his friend and past collaborator, J. Cole, had previously picked out but decided to jump a week earlier.
  • Cover Art Revealed For Wale's "The Gifted"
    Cover Art Revealed For Wale's "The Gifted"
    May 15, 2013 at 05:14pm
    Wale is prepping the release of his upcoming album, The Gifted, and today he revealed the cover art. The MMG rapper's album is set to arrive this summer, on June 25th. This will be Wale's third studio effort. 
  • Wale Discusses Inspiration For "The Gifted," His Love Of The 90s & Explains Album Title
    Wale Discusses Inspiration For "The Gifted," His Love Of The 90s & Explains Album Title
    Mar 22, 2013 at 11:05am
    Following Wale's announcement of his third album title and release date, the MMG rapper has popped up for several interviews. His most recent was in New York with Power 105's The Breakfast Club.
  • Wale Confidently Discusses Upcoming LP "The Gifted"
    Wale Confidently Discusses Upcoming LP "The Gifted"
    Mar 21, 2013 at 07:13pm
    In a recent interview with RapFix Live, Wale soberly discussed the potential impact of his next studio album, as well as his new approach to promotion and music in general: 
  • Wale Announces New Album Title & Release Date
    Wale Announces New Album Title & Release Date
    Mar 20, 2013 at 03:34pm
    Wale has remained pretty tight-lipped about his upcoming third studio album. Although he has spoken on what the MMG release will sound like, he has yet to reveal a title or release date. Today, that changes with a new trailer for his LP detailing the album title along with the drop date.Wale announced his album is titled The Gifted, and is due out this summer, June 25th.
  • Wale Talks Third Album & "Nothing" Mixtape
    Wale Talks Third Album & "Nothing" Mixtape
    Mar 4, 2013 at 10:43am
    Wale's recently been in the news for some outburts with fans and non-fans alike. While we've been seeing the less friendly side of the emcee, what most people would like to see from the MMG artist is music. Not to worry, because the rapper has an album and a mixtape on the way.
  • Meek Mill Looking To Release "Dreamchasers 3" In April
    Meek Mill Looking To Release "Dreamchasers 3" In April
    Feb 26, 2013 at 12:45pm
    Meek Mill nearly crashed the internet with his Dreamchasers 2 mixtape, so will the third installment in the series do the same?
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week Feb. 23
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week Feb. 23
    Feb 23, 2013 at 04:52pm
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter.  Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.  This week
  • Wale Discusses Altercations With NBA Announcer & Fan In The Mall
    Wale Discusses Altercations With NBA Announcer & Fan In The Mall
    Feb 23, 2013 at 11:01am
    Washington native, Wale made headlines this past week when Raptors play-by-play announcer made an off the cuff comment about the rapper, and the MMG artist confronted him courtside at a game.  Later, a report was published that Folarin tried to attack a fan in a mall.  Now in
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