Wale (rapper)

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Wale
Wale performing at Georgetown University's 2010 Midnight Madness
Wale performing at Georgetown University's 2010 Midnight Madness
Background information
Birth nameOlubowale Victor Akintimehin
Also known asRalph Folarin[1]
Born (1984-09-21) September 21, 1984 (age 38)
Northwest, Washington, D.C., U.S.
OriginGaithersburg, Maryland, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
Years active2005–present
Labels

Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin; September 21, 1984 in Washington D.C.) is an American rapper better known by his stage name, Wale.

In 2010 Wale was nominated for Best New Artist from both the Soul Train Awards and BET Awards but did not win.

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

Wale has released 7 studio albums:


Singles[change | change source]

Wale has had 5 singles:

Year Single
2007 "Nike Boots"
2009 "Chillin" (featuring Lady Gaga)
2009 "World Tour" (featuring Jazmine Sullivan)
2009 "Pretty Girls" (featuring Gucci Mane and Backyard Band)
2010 "Let's Chill" (featuring Lloyd)

References[change | change source]

  1. Ralph Folarin. "Ralph Folarin | Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2020-04-08.

Other websites[change | change source]