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Wale

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Birthday
21, 1984
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Virgo

About

Nigerian American rapper who rose to prominence with his song, "Dig Dug (Shake It)." His debut album was called Attention Deficit and produced singles like "Pretty Girls."

Before Fame

He played football in high school and college. His first recorded track was called "Rhyme of the Century."

Trivia

He produced and released "Dig Dug" entirely on his own and it became the most requested radio song in D.C.'s history.

Family Life

His cousin is Gbenga Akinnagbe, an actor who starred in The Wire.

Associated With

He was on Mark Ronson's single "Smile," a remix of the Lily Allen song.