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Wale (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Pearl Jam, John Legend, J. Cole and Wale and More Top Show Announcements

    As far as concert promoters are concerned, Summer 2013 has come and gone. Fall show announcements are upon us, and before we can even get through ACL, we're bombarded with a fresh crop of show announcements that will hit us in the pocketbooks right before the holiday season. Still, though, if you're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Big Sean, Roscoe Dash & Yung Nation | Dr. Pepper Arena | July 20, 2013

    "The best part of the show was when Big Sean was on the stage," one crowd member told me Saturday night. "The worst part of the show was when Big Sean wasn't on the stage." Well, yeah, I guess that sums up the Big Sean, Roscoe Dash and Yung Nation concert Saturday night at the Dr. Pepper Arena out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In DFW This Week, January 28-31

    Lady Gaga Tuesday, January 29, at American Airlines Center, $65-$200 Jan 29th sees the Dallas leg of Lady Gaga's latest attempt to put some relevant words in front of the word "Ball" and successfully market it as an event. To be fair to Lady G, she's one of those rare pop phenomenons who managed, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend, January 17-20

    Stalley, Ace Mitch, Dustin Cavazos, Nice Major, -Topic, KO Boyz Saturday, January 19, at The Prophet Bar, $18 Maybach Music Group rapper Stalley was busy in 2012, mostly with the release of his popular mixtape, Savage Journey to the American Dream, featuring heavy-hitters like Rick Ross, Curren$y, 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Muse, Wale, The Black Crowes, Danko Jones and More of This Weeks' Top Show Announcements

    Muse, Dead Sara Wednesday, March 13, at American Airlines Center, $36.50-$61.50 Well, we all knew it was coming. After October's The 2nd Law dropped, and, of course, after being unable to escape the "Madness" single no matter how far from civilization one ventured, we all knew it was only a matter o ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2013

    Taylor Thrash, SoMo

    Friday, January 4, at the Prophet Bar

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend, January 3-6

    Night Game Cult, Shiny Around the Edges Saturday, January 5, at New Media Recordings House, $5 Shiny Around the Edges and Night Game Cult soundtrack this night dedicated to the legend of Bozo Texino. Texas filmmaker Bill Daniel's 2005 documentary on the rail-car graffiti, which has appeared on train ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2012

    The Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase: A User's Guide

    We're taking over Deep Ellum on Saturday. Come along, will you?

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    A Guide to the 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase

    It occurred to me recently that, within the DFW music scene, people really love to draw county lines. So what we were trying to illustrate with our 2012 Dallas Observer Music Awards nominees is that Dallas, Fort Worth and Denton aren't three separate entities, but rather one big music community that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Five of the Week's Best Show Announcements: Nas and Lauryn Hill, Big Freedia on NYE and More

    Nas, Lauryn Hill Palladium Ballroom, October 29, $54 Having seen Nasty Nas at SXSW this year, working an entire Austin City Limits stage solo for an hour while he performed Illamtic, this double-header looks to be one of the more solid Palladium shows this fall. The appearance of Ms. Hill is already ... More >>

  • Music

    August 16, 2012

    Stalley at Trees

    Saturday, August 18 at Trees

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Top 10 Modern Hip-Hop Ad-Libs

    Throughout hip-hop's history, rappers have sought to distinguish themselves through a variety of methods. While some have focused exclusively on lyrical content, others have focused on style and cadence. As of late, hip-hop has experienced a fundamental shift from an emphasis on substance to an emph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    In Defense of... Wale's "Focused (feat. Kid Cudi)"

    I'll level with y'all: The only things I've heard from Washington D.C. rapper Wale are his Seinfeld-themed mixtapes, 2008's The Mixtape About Nothing and last year's More About Nothing. The rest of his non-sitcom library has just flown past me, I guess -- even his debut album, Attention Deficit. Th ... More >>

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