Posts Tagged ‘The Gifted’

Wale’s Blue Period, In Review

In 2013, hometown hip-hop star Wale had one of the best years of his career. But the famously temperamental rapper’s peaks (going No. 1 on the charts, working with his idol Jerry Seinfeld) seemed almost as numerous as his nadirs (the infamous Complex phone call). Want to be a Wale fan? Hop on the rollercoaster.
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DMV Beats: Wale’s Complex Complex

Wale Addresses Complex Incident in New Song, "Walk N’ Live"
A week removed from losing it with a Complex magazine editor and threatening the entire staff, Wale addressed the matter, first in an interview with Hot 97 and then with "Walk N' Live." The DJ Relly Rell-produced cut finds Wale getting to the root of his [...]

Listen: Wale, “Love Hate Thing”

Wale spent the last week tweeting about "Love Hate Thing," the next release from his third album, The Gifted, which drops June 25. With Folarin's "Bad" dominating the radio, anticipation for new Wale material has been high. His latest release should temporarily sate the fans—and maybe even quiet some of his critics.
"Love Hate Thing" (which [...]