New Music Jun 15  |  

Wale – “Colombia Heights (Te Llamo)” ft. J Balvin (Video)

Wale links with J Balvin to bring us the “Colombia Heights” video. Amidst various golden beauties, the two artists showoff their chemistry on their crossover SHINE single. Watch the Mike Ho-directed video below and get SHINE on iTunes.


Wale – ‘Shine’ (Album Stream)

Out now, stream Wale’s SHINE LP featuring Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, J Balvin & more MMG’s Wale is here with his 5th studio album, SHINE. This 14-track project includes singles like “Fish n Grits” ft. Travis Scott, “Running Back” ft. Lil Wayne, and “MY PYT.” Stream SHINE below and download via iTunes. Also, Wale is ready to head out on . . .


Wale – “Fish n Grits” ft. Travis Scott

We got teased with Wale‘s “Fish n Grits” with Travis Scott a while back, but now we have the final version. His forthcoming SHINE album is on the way and we have an official release date set for May 5th. Stream “Fish n Grits” and check out the SHINE track list below. Track list 1. Thank God . . .

New Music Apr 3  |  

Shallou gives us an etheral feel on “Begin,” featuring Wales

Joe Boston, also known to the world as Shallou, delivers refreshing electronic vibes with “Begin,” his new single featuring Wales. The Chicago native, who makes “happy-sad dance songs,” keeps things simple but effective as he adds layer after layer to continuously pique our interest. Stream “Begin” below. (HillyDilly)


GoldLink – “SummaTime” ft. Wale & Radiant Children

GoldLink and Wale have both been at the forefront of DMV-based hip-hop for years now, each in their own separate lanes. They join forces for a bluesy new groove called “SummaTime,” which is set to feature on GoldLink’s forthcoming album, At What Cost, which releases tomorrow. The two prove to be a solid match over . . .

New Music Mar 2  |  

Wale drops a freestyle over Burna Boy’s “Soke”

Wale is headed towards the SHINE album release. Before that, he drops off a loosie for the fans. He jumps on Burna Boy‘s “Soke” to give it his spin. Listen below.

Hip-Hop Campaign Speech: Wale

You could easily say that 2016 was one of the best years for hip-hop in recent memory, but who had the BEST year? The contributors at Artistic Manifesto submitted their pick of which artist had the biggest 2016, and wrote a speech from that artist’s perspective. Now it’s up to you, the reader, to decide . . .

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Wale – “Running Back” ft. Lil Wayne (Video)

Football-related topics might be tough to broach for a number in the wake of last night’s game, but Wale‘s still back with his “Running Back” video. The lighthearted, money centric song features a guest appearance from Lil Wayne, is now accompanying visuals of both emcees and a few gorgeous companions. Watch the video for “Running . . .

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Wale – “Running Back” ft. Lil Wayne

Wale previewed “Running Back” last August, so it’s good to hear the final product of the song, which features Lil Wayne and was recorded at the Record Plant studio in Los Angeles. This joint will appear on Wale’s SHINE album, which is scheduled to drop later this year. Stream “Running Back” below, and look for . . .


Wale – “Smile” ft. Phil Adé

Wale connects with fellow DMV representer Phil Adé for “Smile,” which is set to be featured on his forthcoming SHINE album. These two have been putting on for the area in their own ways for years, so it’s good to see them together on a record again. Stream “Smile” below.

New Music Dec 22  |  

Justine Skye wants to make you her favorite on “Fun” ft. Wale

Justine Skye has a new EP on the way titles 8 Ounces, but first she gives a taste with the Wale-featuring “Fun.” It’s a smooth ballad that allows her vocals to shine through while opening up room for Wale to spit his well formed contribution. Listen below and lookout for her new EP at midnight. 8 . . .

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Wale remixes “Nas Is Like” to create “Folarin Like”

“Folarin Like” is a good look. I’m not sure if it was J. Cole calling Wale out that specifically got him back on his A game, but the man has been on a mission as of late. After dropping “Groundhog’s Day,” the DMV-hailing lyricist is back again with an impressive free verse over Nas‘s iconic . . .

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Wale has some words for J. Cole on “Groundhog’s Day”

“I’m heavily flawed, but far from a false prophet.” Wale was among those whose names came up in discussion after J. Cole dropped bombs on the world with “False Prophets.” He has some very direct words for Cole on his latest drop, “Groundhog’s Day.” Wale both goes at Cole and acknowledges that there is some . . .

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Wale remixes WillThaRapper’s “Pull Up Hop Out”

Wale gets back to his roots with a remix of fellow DMV representer WillThaRapper’s “Pull Up Hop Out.” Wale’s verses include plenty of references to the area, and some of the clever wordplay that made him so popular during his mixtape days. Wale’s still working on his fifth studio album, Shine. Stream Wale’s “Pull Up . . .

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Tha Dogg Pound & Wale – “Gangsta Boogie” (Video)

Wale is coming off of the recent release of his Summer On Sunset mixtape, which featured a cut with Tha Dogg Pound called “Gangsta Boogie.” The song recently received a visual accompaniment, complete with plenty of West Coast infuence. The song will also feature on Tha Dogg Pound’s forthcoming album, which is set to release . . .