Before Wale found mainstream success he was a regular DMV rapper on his mixtape grind.The Mixtape About Nothing was probably one of his most well-received and reviewed mixtape projects, garnering him a healthy dose of buzz back in 2008. The "Seinfeld"-themed tape played off the show's episodes with skits, references, even the track titles take a cue from the show.
On "The Perfect Plan" Wale got some stuff off his chest about his fellow rappers and the music industry in general, from Soulja Boy to the decline of sales and support from fans.
Is pre-MMG Wale better than MMG Wale? Head here to download The Mixtape About Nothing.
Now the first week sales can't hardly compete
This is a market of beats, this is the end of the glow
That's why rappers is actors trying to dabble in clothes
I just rap cause I'm posed to, nigga this what I know
I conclude, buy my music no more free downloads
They can't steal my quotes, can't steal my show
Shit I bought them tracks, stupid bitch I'm broke