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Wale on Growing Up, Maturing as a Rapper: "I Like to Make Every Rhyme Count"

Wale's third full-length release, The Gifted, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 when it dropped in July.

But the DC rapper still hasn't scored a platinum single, and he's cool with that fact. Because in an era dominated by quick hits, he's into making albums. And eventually, he plans to sell enough to buy the Washington Redskins.

On September 10, you can see Wale live on his first major headlining tour alongside J. Cole at the James L Knight Center in Miami. Here's what he has to say about Bob Dylan, South Beach's LIV nightclub, and running with Haitians.

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