the gifted

Listen To Wale’s “Sunshine” Remix, Featuring Rick Ross & Common

The Gifted still going strong Wale‘s last album, 2013’s The Gifted, the first of his albums to debut at #1 on Billboard, is currently sitting at roughly 350,000 records sold. It’s a significant underperformance compare to his last album, Ambition, which was certified Gold and was nominated for a Grammy award (“Lotus Flower Bomb”), but […]

Watch As ScHoolboy Q Brings Out Wale To Perform “Clappers” In Maryland

Oxymoron tour looks like fun ScHoolboy Q’s Oxymoron–his major label debut album–debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts last week, and his world tour of the same name, featuring opening sets from Vince Staples and Isaiah Rashad, has already sold out 8 consecutive shows. Last night in Maryland, Wale, who proudly hails from the DMV, […]

I Read Wale’s Open Letter & Well…He’s Got A Point

I don’t feel bad for Wale, per se, because he pursued a career in entertainment.  He pursued a career in the cutthroat, here today/gone tomorrow hip-hop industry that has claimed more lives than slots in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but still, I’ve seen worse.  He could’ve been put on that Summer Jam screen. […]

Check Out Wale’s Brand New Video “Heaven’s Afternoon” Feat. Meek Mill

Wale keeps the visuals coming from his sophomore LP The Gifted. This time around the D.C. artist gives us the video to his Meek Mill assisted track “Heaven’s Afternoon.” The video which was directed by Jon J from Maybach Films was shot in black and white to resemble the feeling of the track and represent […]

Watch Wale Perform “Love Hate Thing” At The 2013 Soul Train Awards

The most prolific MC from the DMV, Wale is joined by Stokley Williams of Mint Condition to perform the cut “Love Hate Thing” off The Gifted. A clean cut Wale can be seen interacting with the crowd, which included the likes of Slick Rick, Bill Bellamy, MC Lyte, Vivica Fox and much more. Wale’s The […]

Watch Wale’s New Video For “Simple Man”

We’re not done with ‘The Gifted’. Despite Self Made 3 debuting in the top 5 on the Billboard 200 last week, and Rick Ross prepping his upcoming Mastermind album, Wale‘s team is not done rolling out the music videos for his own chart-topping LP, The Gifted, which was released this past June. “Simple Man”, the […]

Watch Wale’s New Video “Golden Salvation (Jesus Piece)”

MMG’s Wale chose a different route for his latest visual. In “Golden Salvation,” the DC rapper takes the Yeezy approach with a different perspective. During a normal day in the life of Wale, watch his story go from church to the recording booth to the jewelry store through the eyes of his “golden salvation.” “The […]

Watch Wale’s New Video For “Clappers”, Featuring Juicy J & Nicki Minaj

Finally, a new video off ‘The Gifted’ Hailed as the song of the summer, and 2013’s version of “Bandz A Make Her Dance”, “Clappers”, one of Wale‘s standout tracks on The Gifted, finally gets its official, oft-delayed video. While the video arrives a tad late to help provide one of the summer’s soundtracks, what it […]

Wale’s ‘The Gifted’ Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200

Third time’s a charm, right? Coinciding with Wale‘s widely publicized Jordan 3 shopping sprees at New York City’s Flight Club, was the release of his third album–pun, or clever correlation clearly intended–on the tails of possibly his career’s biggest hit. Now, add the number one album in the country to that list of accomplishments, and […]

Wale Hosts the Moet Rose Lounge in DC

Maybach Music Group recording artist, Wale, and Moët & Chandon celebrated last night the debut of Wale’s third studio album The Gifted in his hometown of D.C. by hosting the inaugural 2013 Moet Rose Lounge event.

Wale’s First Week Sales Projections For ‘The Gifted’ Are In

Wale is projected to land the number one spot on the Billboard charts All eyes are on Wale and the DC MC is thriving off the release of his third studio album ‘The Gifted.’ The latest from Wale comes right off the heels of the anticipated June 18th release week but that doesn’t seem like […]

RevoltTV Premieres Wale “The Gifted” Documentary

“Greatness comes with struggle!! Its the curse of #TheGifted,” says Diddy via Twitter. On Tuesday, DC rapper Wale dropped his 3rd studio album, The Gifted. The documentary tells the story of Wale. It opens with his peers and industry heads, including MMG Founder Rick Ross, weighing in on his talent. Advertisement “Once I got in the […]

Wale Recruits Dom Kennedy And YG For “Hella” Bonus Track

Wale releases deluxe version of The Gifted; recruits Dom Kennedy & YG for bonus track. Coming off the release of his third-studio album, Wale released a deluxe edition in a deal with Target which included 4 bonus tracks off The Gifted. The one mellow, low-rider-esque track produced by Jake One entitled “Hella,” features the likes of […]

Wale Drops Smooth Visuals To “LoveHate Thing,” Featuring Sam Dew

Wale releases new video to “LoveHate Thing,” featuring Sam Dew. DMV’s Wale is gearing up to drop his album The Gifted on June 25th and decided to up the hype in light of Mac Miller’s, J. Cole’s, and Kanye West’s albums dropping weeks prior to his. Wale debuted visuals to “LoveHate Thing,” directed by Sarah McColgan who shows […]

Listen To Wale’s Third Studio Album, ‘The Gifted’, A Week Early

Though ‘The Gifted’ isn’t out until next Tuesday (June 25th), you can stream the clean version on iTunes. The hype surrounding Wale‘s 3rd album, The Gifted (MMG/Atlantic), is getting more authentic by the day. From buying out Flight Club NYC’s supply of Jordan 3 shoes, to remixing his hit single, “Bad” with Rihanna, Folarin is […]

Check Out The Brand New Track From Wale Entitled “88”

First we got a video of Wale buying every single ’88 retro Jordan IV that he could get at Flight Club for all of his industry friends. Continueting with the theme of the ’88 year, Wale debuted a brand new track for a Chicago station called “88.” The track was produced by Just Blaze and […]

Wale Explains The Significance Of His Album Cover

The Gifted is almost ready to go. Wale‘s highly anticipated third album, The Gifted, is hitting shelves June 25th, and one rather arbitrary detail about the LP is his interesting album cover selection. Superseding a hand-drawn background of money, cars and women is a very detailed sculpture of Wale from the torso up. Though the […]