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September 21, 1984 in Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC, United States
Olubowale Victor Akintimehin Folarin (born September 21, 1984 in Washington, D.C.), better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper and producer. Fusing DC's homegrown go-go genre with a streetwise Northern hip-hop sensibility, he takes samples from all genres and blends them together with lyrical dexterity. In 2005 he released his debut mixtape, Paint a Picture, and has since released four more. His debut album, Attention Deficit, was released November 10, 2009. Wale was born to Nigerian immigrant parents in Washington, DC. He grew up on Peabody Street in Northwest DC and moved to Largo, Maryland as a teenager.
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Thoughts on Songs with Wale
3 years ago
She is explaining how it felt to do through what she did. Coming all the way to America from Australia to chase her dreams. Giving thanks to her struggles for making her stronger and finally getting what she wanted. She is making a pledge to herself that she will continue to work hard for her dreams and nothing anyone says is going to make her go away.