Wale – “Ice & Rain” (Prod. by Cool & Dre)

September 5, 2009

Wale announced that after reaching 80,00 followers on Twitter, he would release a new song. Though the track will not be featured on his upcoming Attention Deficit it is a track worth listening to. Wale stated that it was not good enough to be featured on his upcoming album, which to me, says that Attention Deficit will be amazing. Link for Ice & Rain, produced by Cool & Dre, is below.


Wale – “Ice & Rain” (Prod. by Cool & Dre)

Video: Roc4Life Presents “Catching Up w/ Wale” Pt. 1

September 4, 2009

In the video above, Wale chops it up with Roc4Life about Attention Deficit, Slaughterhouse, J. Cole, his upcoming mixtape project and more.

Wale talks to Roc4Life about his album Attention: Deficit, Slaughterhouse, and his DMV rap dream team.

Like I said earlier, Attention Deficit is in stores October 20th, under Roc Nation.

this is Roc Nation, pledge your allegiance…”

Wale’s “Attention Deficit” Album Artwork

September 4, 2009

It looks like Wale’s Attention Deficit artwork has finally been released. Personally, I think that the album artwork is cool, but I was not expecting it to be like this. Then again, when does Wale ever do anything we expect?

October 20th folks, go support one of the DMV’s finest, Wale.

Check out the full cover after the break and leave some thoughts.

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Video: BET Rising Icon: Wale

September 2, 2009

In the video below, Wale performs on BET’s Rising Icon, the new 30 minute concert series, supporting new artists. Personally, I think that Wale did his thing and after watching this, I want to see him live.

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And in case you missed Wale on BET’s 106 & Park yesterday, you can check out the interview is after the break.

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Video: Wale Live In Washington, DC

September 1, 2009

Illvibes caught up with DMV’s own, Wale, backstage and onstage at Love Nightclub in Washington, DC, where he performed his hits Dig DugChillin‘, and the DMV-themed, Nike Boots. Check Mr. Never-wear-the-same-thing out below as he rocks the crowd.

And after the break, Wale performs Pretty GirlsOne Thing About a Playa, and, with Southeast Slim, the hits Breakdown and Shake Ya Plaits.

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Wale x Jazmine Sullivan – “World Tour” (Prod. by Cool & Dre)

August 30, 2009

Here comes another track off of Wale’s debut album, Attention Deficit. This time around, Wale collaborates with Jazmine Sullivan and the super-producers, Cool & Dre, to create a smashing song. I love this joint, so I encourage you to download it. Link below folks.

Wale x Jazmine Sullivan – “World Tour” (Prod. by Cool & Dre)

Video: J. Cole x Wale x Mike Posner x UCB Performance

August 30, 2009

By the looks of the slew of videos below, it looks like J. Cole, Wale, Mike Posner and UCB had a pretty good show. Live at Duke University, these four acts gave a wicked performance.

Wishing I was there for them.

Below is the rest of J. Cole’s performance, most of Wale’s, and a few videos of Mike and UCB. Check it out after the break.

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Wale x Soul Culture TV Interview

August 21, 2009

Below, you  can check out an interview with DC’s, Wale, where Soul Culture TV picks his brain about his the title of his debut album, Attention Deficit, his lack of filter, his Nigerian heritage and the topic of black-on-black prejudice that he touched on on his track with Chrisette Michele.

SoulCulture Caught Up with Wale during his recent trip to London. Highlighted last winter by XXL magazine as one of the “Class of 2009” to watch out for, Wale discusses the initial title of his upcoming album before it was called Attention Deficit, his Nigerian pride and heritage, being true to self and the subject matter of his collaboration with Chrisette Michele.

Wale x Hip Hop Chronicle Interview

August 17, 2009

In the interview below, Wale chops it up covering topics of his music being pigeon-holed, how Mark Ronson is not easily impressed, his impression of Jay-Z, how his passion is to get back to timeless music making and much more, along with an exclusive freestyle.

After the fire alarm in Wale’s hotel. We went over to Hyde Park to do an interview. In this interview Wale speaks on his music being piegon holed and how he deals with that. We talk about how he feels frustrated by Mark Ronson not being easily impressed. He does his own impression of Jay-Z’s screwface. He tells me he wants to get back to timeless music, music that the genre can be proud of. He also kicks an off the dome freestyle for the UK.

Wale – “My Sweetie”

August 16, 2009

It seems as if Wale is continuing his attempt to break music barriers on his new album, as said in his latest BET interview. Produced by the Apple Juice Kid, Wale’s latest joint, My Sweetie, though in rough version form, gives up a glimpse into what to expect from his upcoming album, Attention Deficit. Check it out below.

Wale – “My Sweetie”

..it isnt finished..but im bored and yall need to hear some new shyt.lol and this is for everybody who ever was forced to go to african parties wit they parents in the 80s 90s.lol and its a sample from a joint that 98.9 africans know

– Wale

Be sure to check out an interview that Wale did with BET after the break. In the interview, Wale talks about My Sweetie, Attention Deficit and the Gucci Mane feature, alone with other topics.

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