Wale News & Features

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I Was There: Wale “Fights” a Twitter Troll at WWE Raw

I'm not ashamed to admit it, I went to WWE's Monday night raw last night. I'm not a wrestling fan, and haven't been since Stone Cold was chugging beers and stunnering people, but when the opportunity to go to... Read More
Posted about 8 months ago
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Contest Closed: Win Tickets to J. Cole & Wale’s “What Dreams May Come” Tour

Fresh off a critically acclaimed number one album in Born Sinner and two hit singles in Power Trip and Crooked Smile, the future of Roc Nation, J. Cole, is preparing to embark on his 30 city national tour. Also featuring MMG... Read More
Posted one year ago
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Who Wants Tix to See Big Boi, Wale & More at the CounterPoint Music Festival?

From September 27-29, The CounterPoint Music Festival will take over Atlanta to showcase some of the biggest and hottest artists in the game. From hip-hop heavyweights like Big Boi and Wale, to EDM standouts Bassnectar and... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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Wale Previews “Ambition” for Exclusive NYC Crowd

Not long ago, Rich Kleiman tweeted “my little brother Wale works harder than you.” And when I met him on Oct 26, at the Gansevoort Park Hotel’s penthouse suite, he reiterated “ that’s the hardest working man right... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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Wale & Cyhi Da Prynce Show Off in Clemson’s LittleJohn Coliseum [Exclusive Coverage]

Clemson, S.C. -- One of the best parts of my job involves concert reviews. That being said, during my tenure there have been shows that have failed to live up to the hype, and then there are ones that have completely passed... Read More
Posted 3 years ago
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DJBooth Top 5 Countdown on Infamy Radio Program (8/12)

New York, N.Y. -- DJBooth.net has partnered with DJ Infamous & Don Cannon's Infamy Radio program (which airs Thursday evenings from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM EST) to bring listeners The DJBooth.net Countdown, a weekly feature in... Read More
Posted 4 years ago
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RubyHornet TV Interviews Wale at Sprite Step-Off [Video]

Chicago, Ill. -- RubyHornet TV caught up with Wale for an interview while the D.C. heavyweight was in Chicago for last Saturday's Sprite Step-Off event at the Regal Theater. In the video below, the emcee discusses his... Read More
Posted 4 years ago
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Stars Align for Heineken Red Star Soul Event in NYC [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, N.Y. -- Last Friday marked the fourth annual Heineken Red Star Soul Music Showcase in New York City, featuring performances by Wale, Estelle and Ludacris, as well as an unforeseen appearance by the legendary Nas.... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Giant Step and Svedka Vodka Present: Wale LIVE at the Hudson Hotel [Exclusive]

New York, NY -- On July 22nd, DJBooth.net was invited to check out DC’s own Wale at NYC's Hudson Hotel, presented by Giant Step and Svedka Vodka. Backed by DJ Mark Ronson and his five piece UCB Band, Wale performed a short... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Wale & Mikkey Halsted Perform at SuccezZ x Sprite Green Event [Exclusive Video]

Chicago, IL -- On Friday, NBA ballplayer Bobby Simmons of the New Jersey Nets celebrated the one-year anniversary of his clothing company, SuccezZ, with a Sprite Green-sponsored concert and party. Local favorite Mikkey... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Wale Finally Drops Long-Awaited “Back to the Feature” Mixtape [Download]

Washington, D.C. -- Wale, the D.C. buzzmaker who brought us Lady GaGa-featuring single "Chillin'" has teamed up with Little Brother producer 9th Wonder and clothing company LRG to drop his hotly-anticipated Back to the... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Booth-Favorite Wale Releases Video for Single “Chillin”

Washington, D.C. -- "Chillin," the lead single off Wale's Attention: Deficit, LP has received an official video accompaniment courtesy of Grammy-nominated director Chris Robinson. Attention: Deficit, Wale's debut studio... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Wale Rocks the Stage at Minneapolis’ Fine Line, Sends Message to Booth Readers [Exclusive Coverage]

Minneapolis, MN -- On Sunday, clued-in hip-hop-lovers across the Twin Cities laced up their Nike Boots and headed out to the Fine Line Music Cafe to catch one of the hardest-working members of XXL's '08 Freshman 10 on his... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Kid CuDi Peforms “Day N Nite” with Wale’s UCB Band [Video]

New York, NY -- In this new video, Kid CuDi teams up with Wale's UCB Band for a live performance of his chart-topping debut single, "Day N Nite." Day N Night with Kid Cudi from Thank God I'm Famous on Vimeo Watch for... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Colin Munroe and Wale Rehearse “Will I Stay (Remix)” [Behind The Scenes Video]

New York, NY -- A newly-released video finds Colin Munroe and D.C.'s Wale rehearsing a live version of their collaboration on Munroe's "WIll I Stay (Remix)" at NYC's Chung King Studios. Fans can download Munroe's... Read More
Posted 5 years ago
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Colin Munroe, Kid CuDi, & Wale Perform at Manhattan’s Highline Ballroom [Exclusive Coverage]

New York, NY -- Last night, in downtown Manhattan, Mark Ronson’s Allido Records and Hot 97 hosted a show featuring Colin Munroe, Wale, and Kid CuDi at the Highline Ballroom. Hot 97 on air-personalities Cipha Sounds and... Read More
Posted about 6 years ago
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Hypebeast, Hypetrak, Judah and Mick Boogie Present “The Hypeclub” [Free Download]

Cleveland, OH -- Online publications Hypebeast and Hypetrak have teamed up with DJ Mick Boogie, producer Judah, and a slew of today's most talented emcees to form The Hypeclub on a new mixtape, available for free download at... Read More
Posted about 6 years ago
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Janelle Monáe, Wale, Cool Kids & More Support Darfur Now College Tour

Los Angeles, CA -- STAND and Participant Media are proud to sponsor a nationwide tour of the critically acclaimed new documentary, Darfur Now, which will be available on DVD May 27th. Schools around the country, chosen for... Read More
Posted 6 years ago
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Mark Ronson Partners Allido Records with Interscope

Santa Monica, CA -- Mark Ronson, Grammy Award winner for Producer of the Year, Record of the Year and Pop Vocal Album (the latter two for his work with Amy Winehouse) will bring his Allido Records label to Interscope Geffen... Read More
Posted 6 years ago