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Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale is an American rapper from Washington DC. Wale was born to Nigerian parents. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various urban magazines. ...read more

Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale is an American rapper from Washington DC. Wale was born to Nigerian parents. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various urban magazines.

In 2008, Wale signed to Interscope Records for $1.3 million, and his debut album Attention Deficit was released in 2009 with the singles "Chillin", "Pretty Girls", and "World Tour". The album, although under-shipped, received positive reviews from critics. Wale is currently signed on with Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group, where members of the label released a compilation album, Self Made Vol. 1 on May 23, 2011. « hide

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LPs
The Gifted
06/25/2013

2.8
27 Votes
Ambition
2011

3.1
52 Votes
Attention Deficit
2009

3.3
83 Votes
Compilations
Folarin
12/24/2012

3.5
7 Votes
Eleven One Eleven Theory
2011

3.4
15 Votes
More About Nothing
2010

3.6
42 Votes
Back To The Feature
2009

3.4
22 Votes
Mixtape About Nothing
2008

3.9
61 Votes
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