Wale is the Most Poetic Rapper You’ll Ever Meet…Here’s Why

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Wale is a "Double M Genius"

It’s easy to curate a list of the most lyrical emcees in the rap game today. You can literally just count out a dozen of the most talented wordsmiths off the top of your head: Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco, Black Thought and Big Sean are just a few that come to mind. One emcee who is too often under-appreciated is DC native Wale. For years, Wale injected the rap game with poetic gems and lyrical metaphors that were unparalleled. His ability to seamlessly string together similes was second to none. Hear are some examples of that on the following pages.


Wale at DJ ProStyle's Birthday Bash

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Wale is a poetic genius.
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