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Wale
Born: Nov 21, 1984 in Washington, D.C.
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: The self-proclaimed "Ambassador of Rap for the Capital," Wale (pronounced "wah-lay") was able to transcend his local sensation status and become a national rap contender using go-go-inspired hip-hop as the vehicle for his clever wordplay and music. Olubowale Victor Akintimehin was born in Washington, ...Read full biography
The Gifted
Released: 2013
Label: Atlantic
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While his first two efforts were smart, clever, funny, and infectious, rapper Wale was never one known to offer rich insight, but on the opening number of the aptly titled The Gifted, he spits "The status ...Read full review
Ambition
Released: 2011
Label: Warner Bros.
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On the title track of his sophomore release, Washington, D.C. rapper Wale declares that “Ambition is priceless, it’s somethin’ in your veins.” He’s speaking from experience as this varied and vibrant success ...Read full review
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