Wale is a rapper Washington, D.C. who first came into the hip-hop spotlight in 2006 for his song “Dig Dug (Shake It).” Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. In 2008, Wale signed with Interscope Records and his debut album Attention Deficit was released in 2009, receiving positive reviews. Wale signed to Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group in 2011 and his second studio album, Ambition was released November 1, 2011. His third studio album, The Gifted, was released in June of 2013 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. In 2018, Wale released three EPs titled It’s Complicated, Self-Promotion and Free Lunch.
Continuing in the new year, Grammy-nominated rapper Wale will be headlining The Fillmore in Charlotte on Saturday, February 15. His latest album Wow…That’s Crazy (released on October 11, 2019), hit #7 on the Billboard 200, making it his fourth Top 10 on the chart.