In anticipation of his forthcoming junior set, The Gifted, Wale recently released a remix of hit lead single Bad. The difference, aside from some even slicker wordplay from the DMV ambassador, is the input of perhaps the baddest of pop’s bad girls, Rihanna. In addition to contributing her sultry vocals to the record’s X-rated hook, RiRi also supports Wale throughout his verses, giving the remix a different feel than the original. For the album version of Bad and much more, cop The Gifted when it hits record stores and online retailers June 25, via Maybach Music Group.
Written by Lucas G. on 06/4/13
The last time we gathered to discuss a Wale album is was 2011, and the release of Ambition felt like a moment in hip-hop history, like watching DC’s prodigal son standing at rap’s crossroads. The former underground...
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