Kid Cudi feat. Chip Tha Ripper & Christian Bale – All Talk

Friday, May 28th, 2010


Almighty GloryUS borrow the beat from LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Yrself Clean” and put Christian Bale’s infamous tirade in good use.

Kid Cudi feat. Chip Tha Ripper & Christian Bale – All Talk | Mediafire


via Cudder.

Wale in Gentlemen’s Quarterly

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009


They’re running a piece on Wale in the June issue of GQ (with Christian Bale on the cover). Here’s an excerpt:

The Multitaskingest Rookie in Rap

Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, now 24, cut his teeth as an 18-year-old by jumping onstage to kick rhymes with D.C.-area go-go bands. A self-released single, “Good Girls,” found its way to Mark Ronson, who signed Wale to his label, which led to a management deal with Jay-Z’s company Roc Nation. Now, finally, his first official album is finished—and Attention Deficit might be the most sonically adventurous major-label hip-hop debut ever. With production from Ronson, Cool & Dre, and even Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio, the upbeat album has tribal go-go drums, throwback horns, walls of sound from Sitek, and a live-band feel developed over countless club dates. And like a young Jay-Z or Kanye, Wale has a crystal-clear, jocular flow—They keep sayin’ “whale” but my name Wah-lay / Hos call me Mr. Never-Wear-the-Same-Thang—that puts him leaps ahead of his freshman competitors.

Read the full piece here. Photo credit: Mark Seliger for GQ.

Previously: On The Road With Wale (Video Podcast 1) (Video)