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15 Amazing Hip-Hop Albums From 2015, So Far (Video)

2015 is not even at its halfway mark, and already has proven to arguably be even more exciting than last year. Seemingly, we are living in the era of surprise.

Wale Marches With Baltimore High School, Urges Media To Look Closer (Video)

This week has brought global news out of Baltimore, Maryland. The April 19, 2015 death of Freddie Gray, a 25 year-old local man who suffered a severed spinal cord while

Wale Goes Back To His Nike Boots Roots (Video)

It’s hard to believe it was seven years ago that Wale burst on the scene with “Nike Boots.” Released in 2007 and distributed in ’08, the powerful moment that mixed

Wale & Jerry Seinfeld Chat About Nothing…Or The Significance Of White Sneakers (Video)

After acclaimed mixtapes, Wale’s first “Seinfeld”-inspired LP, Album About Nothing is less than one week away (March 31). The comedian behind the hit 1990s NBC sitcom, Jerry Seinfeld, has been

Wale & Usher Make A Song About Making Plans For Mature Relationships (Audio)

Although it was never part of his early rise, Wale has found great success in making songs about love, romance, and the complexities of relationships. Teaming with an R&B master

Wale & A-Trak Release Their Festivus Mixtape (Audio)

Tis the season for lots of mixtapes. The latest is courtesy of Wale & A-Trak. Check out the stream and download below. Related: Wale’s Lyrics Come To The Forefront In

Wale Says Life is a Chess Match. Are You a King or a Pawn? (Audio)

Wale has a mixtape called Festivus coming tomorrow (12/22). By the sounds of his new song “The Chess Match,” the MMG soldier, like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. and

Wale Celebrates Life on a Jumping New Track (Audio)

Yesterday (December 18), Wale announced that he will release Festivus, his latest “Seinfeld”-inspired mixtape right in time for the holidays on December 23. As a non-tape preview track, the Maybach

GOAT: Which One of These MCs Deserves a Shot at Advancing to Round 2?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick

Wale’s Lyrics Come To The Forefront In The Followers (Video)

Although Wale is not tied to Mass Appeal Records, he has a fan in Nas. Reports state that Nasir specifically wanted “The Followers” on his upcoming label compilation. Thereby, the

Jerry Seinfeld Tells Wale To Spazz Out On Complex…In This Hilarious Spoof (Video)

Eleven months ago, Heads might recall Wale flipping out on Complex magazine’s Music Department for the exclusion of The Gifted from the Top 50 Albums Of 2013. In the recorded

Keith Murray Talks His Career, With Crooked I & Wale Joining Sway’s Party (Video)

Keith Murray can be a movie. Just like he is on his heralded Jive (and later, Def Jam) Records albums, the Central Islip MC is animated as ever. On a

Wale Is Weaving All Recent Controversy Into Album About Nothing (Video)

When Wale announced The Album About Nothing, many Heads likely thought of the MC’s “Seinfeld”-inspired mixtapes, and thought it a progression back into the pocket that made him a star

Game Leads A Charge Against Police Brutality With More Than 10 All-Star Guests (Audio)

Enough is enough. Game is among the Hip-Hop stars reacting to the murder of Michael Brown. The multi-platinum Compton, California rapper amassed a group of his contemporaries to speak out

Here’s a Playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of July 2014 (Audio)

July brought the heat in Hip-Hop, including new music from Jeezy & Jay Z, Black Thought, Raekwon, G-Unit, Rah Digga, Q-Tip, Cormega, Wale, “Your Old Droog,” Elzhi, Chubb Rock, KRS-One,

Black Cobain and Wale Come Together For Another Hot Collabo (Audio)

After going toe to toe and verse for verse with Wale on “4AM” more than 3 years ago, Black Cobain re-teams with the MMG soldier on “Lost Files.” The result

Wale Brandishes His MMG Loyalty In A New Song, With A Special Outro (Audio)

Late last week, the Maybach Music Group/MMG collective’s loyalty was in question, internally. Meek Mill called out Wale for lack of support surrounding his latest release. Hours later, Wale released

After Some Harsh Words From Meek Mill, Wale Releases an Introspective New Song (Audio)

After some harsh words from MMG label mate Meek Mill on Twitter, Wale releases a new song. Meek accused Wale of not supporting his new album sufficiently. Wale’s response, which

In a Year Where Winter is Lingering, Here’s Some Sunshine From Wale, Rick Ross & Common (Audio)

In a year where winter seemingly will not go away, here’s some Sunshine from Wale, Common and Rick Ross. Check out the remix. Related: Rick Ross & Wale Remix Lorde’s

The Week in Video Brought Out the Best in Kendrick Lamar, Redman’s Crib, New Phonte & More (Video Playlist)

This week was dominated by Grammy coverage, and there were some clear highlights like the Kendrick Lamar/Imagine Dragons mashup, but there were also several other gems that might have gotten

Timed Perfectly, Wale J. Cole, Rockie Fresh & Meek Mill Release Black Grammys (Video)

A lover of the viral content, Wale timed “Black Grammys” perfectly. Although the Maybach Music Group artist could not have anticipated the Twitter conversations regarding Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ four

Rick Ross & Wale Remix Lorde’s Royals. Did Anyone Tell Them What the Song Was About? (Audio)

Lorde’s single Royals was one of the biggest records of 2013. The song takes aim at the the rampant materialism prevalent in pop culture, particularly Hip-Hop (though the artist is

Wale Writes A Letter Explaining Why He’s Not Using Twitter Much, Addresses Listener Criticism

Ms. Lauryn Hill and Lil Wayne are not the only artists writing open letters. From his EveryBlueMoon site, Wale has broken a silence on why the once deeply-active, sometimes-controversial Twitter

This Week in Hip-Hop Video Brought Snoop’s Visit to The White House, Method Man Performing Bring The Pain & More (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought a charged performance of Bring the Pain by Method Man at Mack Wilds’ show, a new video from Mack, low fi highlights of Snoop’s

Wale & Meek Mill Connect for an MMG Collabo on Heaven’s Afternoon (Video)

After a rough week with Complex, Wale is back to what matters…the music. Here’s a video for Heaven’s Afternoon, his collaboration with MMG brother Meek Mill. Check it out below.

Wale Addresses His Complex Issues on a New, Emotionally-Charged Song (Audio)

A day after addressing his recent issues (and last week’s threats) with Complex magazine and their “Top 50 Albums Of 2013″ with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro at HOT 97, Wale

Wale Addresses Complex Threat, Says Jay Z & Q-Tip Reacted To The News (Video)

After being silent since Friday (December 13), Wale finally addressed his taped phone-call with Complex magazine Associate Editor Insanul Ahmed. The Maybach Music Group verbally threatened the staff of the

When Rappers Attack: Here’s Why Wale Lost More Than His Cool With Complex (Food For Thought)

You never forget it when public figures lash out. As a sports-obsessed kid, I recall ‘90s NFL Quarterback Jim Everett flipping a table and lunging for Jim Rome after the

You Think Artists Don’t Take Lists Seriously? Listen to Wale Threaten Complex Because of Theirs (Audio)

Complex recently released their top 50 albums of the year list and, apparently, Wale was none to happy about not making the list. In addition to specifically calling out Juicy

Wale, Stalley & More Join Rick Ross On MMG’s Priorities Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Throughout the ages, labels have found methods to showcase the depths of their talented rosters. Soundtracks and bonus disc samplers have given way to compilations and mixtapes. The latest iteration

Wale & Stokley Williams Have Some Of Marvin Gaye’s Inner City Blues At The 2013 Soul Train Awards (Video)

On The Gifted, Wale linked on several compositions with Mint Condition lead singer Stokely Williams. The Minneapolis vet teamed with the DMV star on “LoveHate Thing,” the LP’s second single

AFH: The Week in Video (10/6/13) (Video Playlist)

The week in video brought a sneak peek of Kendrick Lamar’s controversial Cypher verse, an in-depth interview with Astro, DJ Quik decoding Justify My Thug, footage of Rakim and DMX

Wale – Golden Salvation (Video)

Wale goes to church on the gospel-influenced Golden Salvation. Check out the video. Related: Wale – No Pain, No Gain (Audio)

MMG – Self Made Vol. 3 (Full Album Stream)

For the third installment in as many years, Self Made Vol. 3 is on the horizon. The most popular compilations in current-day Hip-Hop are known for breaking will-be mainstream stars

Wale – No Pain, No Gain

Wale has many looks, styles and presentations. Since the days of “Nike Boots,” my favorite Wale channel is when he seems to close his eyes in the booth, and get

Schoolboy Q Interview with Karen Civil (Video)

Schoolboy Q (aka Puff Daddy) is the next in line for a solo project from Black Hippy. Here’s an interview where the TDE MC talks wanting to work with Action

Rapsody – Dark Knights ft Wale

Rapsody is back with a dope new track and she gets a guest verse from Wale. Check out Dark Knights. Related: Rapsody discusses the Idea of Beautiful, culture over everything

J. Cole & Wale – Winter Schemes

Wooo! Prepare to get your mean face on. J. Cole and Wale released a joint track where they both got in straight mixtape mode and blacked out on the track.

AFH: Best Hip-Hop of June 2013 (Audio Playlist)

As we ease into July 4th weekend, here’s a look back at the best hip-hop that dropped in June. You’ll hear music from J. Cole, Nas, Curren$y, Mac Miller, Kanye

Wale – Hella ft Dom Kennedy & YG

Wale gets some help from Dom Kennedy and YG on his G-funked up song Hella. This is one to ride to. Check it out below. Wale’s new album The Gifted

Wale – MJ (Prod. Just Blaze)

Wale’s latest is a Just Blaze-produced tribute to Michael Jordan. Check out the song, MJ, and a video showing Wale buying MJ III’s for his whole team below. Related: Wale

Wale – Rotation ft 2 Chainz & Wiz Khalifa (Prod. Travi$ Scott)

Wale’s latest release features verses from 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa. The track, which was produced by Travi$ Scott, has a dark and brooding feel, reminiscent of some of Kid

Wale – Poor Decisions ft Rick Ross & Lupe Fiasco

Never thought I’d see this. Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco on the same song?? Ross’ verse just might surprise you…Check out Poor Decisions. Related: Wale – Bad (Remix) ft Rihanna

Wale – Bad (Remix) ft Rihanna

Rihanna joins Wale on a sultrier, sexier remix of Bad. Check it out below. Related: Wale- Sight Of The Sun (Audio)

Wale- Sight Of The Sun

Wale is gearing up for the June 25th release of his ‘The Gifted’. He decided to spit a few bars over the Fun. original, ‘Sight Of The Sun’. Related: Wale performs

Wale performs Bad on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Wale performed his new single Bad with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Check out the video. Related: Wale – Bad ft Tiara Thomas (Video)

Wale – Bad ft Tiara Thomas (Video)

Wale’s video for his single Bad includes a trailer for his upcoming album, The Gifted. The album which drops on 6/25 is a statement that we are all gifted and

Wale – Street Runner (Video)

Here’s a new video from Wale for another banger off his Folarin mixtape. Check out Street Runner. Related: Wale – Never Never (Video)

Wale – Never Never (Video)

The production on Wale’s Never Never track is reminiscent of The Roots circa Do You Want More…jazzy hip-hop at it’s finest. Check out the video. And, trust me, you wanna

Wale – Folarin (Mixtape)

Hot off the presses is a brand new mixtape from Wale. You can listen to and download all of Folarin below. Related: Check out more than 40 mixtapes in our