Tag Archives: Wale

News: Obama Meets With Hip Hop Stars


   On Friday, President Obama met with some of hip hop’s biggest stars to discuss criminal justice reform. Among those in attendance were DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, Wale, J. Cole, Ludacris and Chance the Rapper. Sources say that the artists were selected because of their influence among young people and their work to battle the issues against them. In addition ...

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Watch: Wale Becomes First Rapper To Open SOTU


Yesterday President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address and to make the momentous occasion even more special- DC’s own Wale became the first rapper to open the speech. Wale has appeared at the White House a few times already this year but this appearance was truly special and groundbreaking. Wordplay Le took the stage for a set ...

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New Music: Problem & Wale – Phone Down (Remix)

Problem & Wale "Phone Down"

Compton native Problem and DC’s own Wale join forces to release their rendition of Erykah Badu’s single, “Phone Down” produced by Zack Witness. The track is a recently leaked single that Erykah Badu dedicated to someone named Aubrey who many suspect is Aubrey Graham…Drake. “Phone Down” is likely to appear on Erykah Badu’s upcoming mixtape, But U Cain’t Use My Phone available on ...

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News: Wale Teams Up With Villa


Yesterday Philadelphia-based lifestyle retailer Villa and Wale announced their new collaboration. The project has been dubbed the “The Gift Box” collection. It includes a turquoise version of the 6in Timberland boots with a contrasting gum outsole. The boots will be available in Men’s, grade-school and Toddlers and will come in a special edition box with a cloth gift bag. They’ll ...

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