During an interview and listening session with Genius Wednesday night (April 26), Wale announced that he is moving up his album release date to this Friday (April 28).

An hour into the session, the D.C. rapper tweeted that the love from his fans inspired the move.

— Wale (@Wale) April 27, 2017

Obviously the 48.6 percent came through because moments later he announced live the news to a screaming crowd.

Shine will be Wale's fifth studio album with Atlantic Records and Maybach Music Group.

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