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Wale Passed on Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” Because It Was “Too Sad”

By DJ Z | Posted June 12, 2017
Wale revealed the now-7x Platinum hit single could have been his song.
Tags: Wale, Brief

The Heartfelt Story of a Tearful Wale Fan That Proves Sales Don’t Matter

By Yoh | Posted May 9, 2017
The power of music is in changing lives, not first-week sales.

Wale Takes the Blame for ‘SHINE’ Only Selling 25K First-Week Copies

By DJ Z | Posted May 8, 2017
"We tried to do Ellen, we tried to do SNL, I feel like I deserve those opportunities, but I didn't get it."
Tags: Wale, Brief, Opinion

Wale ‘SHINE’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted April 28, 2017
Wale's fifth album is one of celebration that tries to capture all the sounds and styles of today.
Red Bull Sound Select presents:
Pell - Patience (Chris Lake Remix)

From NxWorries to Lil Wayne: Music Videos Inspired By Classic Movies

By Yoh | Posted April 12, 2017
Countless artists have borrow ideas from the big screen to fuel their music video vision.

Wale’s New Album ‘SHINE’ is “Done,” Coming Soon

By DJ Z | Posted April 4, 2017
The follow-up to the MMG emcee's 2015 album 'The Album About Nothing' is finally complete.
Tags: Wale, Brief

Wale’s Not Rapping About Shoes While “The World is in Shambles”

By Brent Bradley | Posted February 10, 2017
Wale is giving us exactly what we need, what’s wrong with that?
Tags: Wale, Opinion

Where Does Jackin for Beats Stand in an Era of Originality?

By Yoh | Posted January 17, 2017
Doing mixtapes with jacked production was the norm, but now the once temporary-standard is rather outdated.
Tags: Wale, Opinion

XXL’s Most Promising Class: Revisiting the 2009 Freshmen, Pt. 2

By Yoh | Posted December 16, 2016
We continue our deep-dive into the iconic '09 XXL Freshmen Class.