Opening up for Lil Wayne in 2007 in my hometown, Washington, D.C. I had a record that was going crazy all over the city called “Nike Noots.” Lil Wayne hopped on the remix and asked me to open up for him in D.C. That was my best show I witnessed as an up-and-coming artist, having Lil Wayne on the remix of my record and opening up for him in my hometown.

Wale plays at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29 at The Fonda Theatre.

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