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Wale (rapper)

Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale (/ˈwɔːl/ WAW-lay), is an American recording artist, record producer and actor. He first rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various Black-American-focused magazines. A song called "Ridin' in That Black Joint" was featured in the popular video game Saints Row 2's soundtrack in 2008.

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