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Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale (/ˈwɔː l/ WAH-lay), is an American rapper from Washington, D.C. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various Black-American-focused magazines. A song called "Ridin' In That Black Joint" was featured in the popular video game Saints Row 2's soundtrack in 2008.

Age: 30
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Dig Dug (Shake It)

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Wale Folarin is currently dating Amelia Knox.
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  • Commenced Dating: December 2014
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2011 Lotus Flower Bomb -
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