Wale Talks Haters, New Album And More With The Breakfast Club


There’s a new zen that surrounds Wale. After a high-energy performance at Best Buy in NYC and praise for his latest release The Gifted, the “Bad” rapper continues his promotional run for his new album and chopped it up with The Breakfast Club Wednesday (June 26) with no bad blood against his enemies. Folarin talked about the overwhelming amount of hate he’s received from both fans and even his own peers like Freddie Gibbs and Machine Gun Kelly, and how he’s coped with it. “The thing about it with me is, I get a lot of flack for everything I do,” Wale said. “I’ve tried to find piece, reaching towards finding peace in the music business but that not being the focal point.” Peep the full interview above to find out why MMG’s own feels The Gifted is the best album of the summer. –Andrew Asare