Posts Tagged ‘Wale’

Marion Barry in Six Songs

From Wale's "Black Heroes" to Barry's preferred karaoke track and his rap on Chuck Brown's "Go-Go Drug Free"

The Breaks: This Week in Local Hip-Hop

Let’s address the elephant in the room: Wale's "Chillin" was a mistake from the jump.

With Jerry Seinfeld’s Help, Wale and Complex Bury the Hatchet

"Ariana Grande? I had that at a coffee shop one time. It’s coffee with cinnamon in it."

Balls to the Wale: Local Rapper-Made-Good Joins the Washington Wizards

Here, his sharpest basketball references.

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The first song from Wale's upcoming release, a haunting new GoldLink track, and (finally!) concrete news on Logic's debut album.

Wale Promises Return to Basics in The Album About Nothing Trailer

It's an album about nothing. Nothing!

The Breaks: DMV Hip-Hop Happenings from Wale, Logic, GoldLink, and Chaz French

Wale splits with Roc Nation and lends a verse to a track for Michael Brown.

The Breaks: Trillectro and a Song for Ferguson

The Breaks is back after a two-week hiatus with thoughts on the surprise hit that regenerated national interest in Wale four years ago, new music from Yung Gleesh, Rahiem Supreme, and Dino Bam, and an old Rob Regal song that’s become painfully relevant in the wake of what’s happening in Ferguson, Mo. Then, of course, [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

In August’s first installment of the Breaks, I consider the runaway power of Shy Glizzy’s street anthem "Awwsome," a posse cut from producer local export Tittsworth, the introduction of Rob Regal, and some new Black Cobain featuring Wale.
The Awesome Power of Shy Glizzy’s "Awwsome"
I’ll admit it—I thought it was just going to be another local [...]

The Breaks: Last Week in DMV Hip-Hop

In this week's installation of The Breaks, Wale clears the air on his position with MMG through song, GoldLink continues his onslaught of content, Nike Nando touches on relationships gone sour, Dunson gives his struggle anthem the visual treatment, and Malcolm Xavier takes the Prince and Kanye West approach to debuting music.
Wale’s MMG Pledge of Allegiance
In [...]