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Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2009

5) Wale “Attention Deficit”

“… Wale proves on his debut that he is a multifaceted songwriter and performer who can make seemingly unrelated musical styles coexist through the often narrow lens of hip-hop.”

4) K’naan “Troubadour”

“… Troubadour is an eclectic batch of musical influences: Rock guitar riffs, African percussion, reggae horns and chanting all coexist in a fluid bedrock that supports a foundation of great hip-hop.”

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Review: Wale “Attention Deficit” (2009)


After bubbling in hip-hop’s underground for several years  with many buzz-worthy songs and mixtapes, Wale proves he’s more than just a one-dimensional sneaker MC on his major label debut, Attention Deficit. Continue reading

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Wale “Chillin” (live) (2009)

Although “Chillin” still hasn’t become the massive smash I predicted (just wait until the music video comes out soon), it’s still a great song, and Wale gave an inspired performance for Last Call with Carson Daly on Friday. Continue reading

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Wale feat. Lady Gaga “Chillin” (2009)

Mark my words. This song will be huge and Wale will be a household name by year’s end.

But who is Wale, you ask?

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