Happy 30th birthday, Wale! Born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, a rapper of Nigerian decent born in Washington, DC, he rose to prominence with his song “Dig Dug (Shake It).” He produced and released “Dig Dug” entirely on his own and it became the most requested radio song in D.C.’s history. In high school and college he played football and is still a big fan of the Washington Redskins.
Wale signed on with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group early in 2011 and he and his label mates released a compilation album, Self Made Vol. 1, on May 23, 2011. Check out more photos of Wale and his celeb friends in the gallery below. -joi pearson @joiapearson
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Source – Wikipedia