Click Track: Wale


Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Singles File: Teyana Taylor, Grimes, Action Bronson, Pistol Annies, Scissor Sisters

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Teyana Taylor, Wale, Grimes, Action Branson, Chieftans, Pistol Annies, Scissor Sisters, Azealia Banks

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Singles file: Best of 2011

25 songs that defined 2011.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey, The Decemberists, Danny Brown, Wale, Neon Indian, Wiz Khalifa, Beyonce, Ryan Adams

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 12/12/2011

More Throne in 2012?; Wale plays for free at Wizards Fan Fest

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:43 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Wale, Grinderman

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Miley Cyrus supports Occupy Wall Street; Drake tops charts; Wale returns to Fillmore

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  08:01 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Miley Cyrus, Drake, Wale

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011

R. Kelly memoir on the way (most likely); Wale officially sells 164,000 in first week; Eddie Vedder to guest on “Portlandia”

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  R. Kelly, Wale, Eddie Vedder, Michael Jackson

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Justin Bieber to top Wale on charts; Danzig divas out in Texas; Radiohead touring U.S., skipping D.C. (at least for now)

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:32 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Wale, Danzig, Radiohead

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Wale’s “Ambition” discussed, debated, disemboweled

The Washington rapper’s new album has been on retail shelves for about 62 hours and the online chatter is still going strong.

By Chris Richards  |  01:33 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs, Riffs | Tags:  Wale

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Rick Ross talks about seizures; Wale performs at local high school; Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel break up

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:58 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Rick Ross, Wale

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Wale's "Ambition" is a plateau, not a peak

The Wale who shows up on “Ambition” isn’t the one who has shown so much promise over the years.

By Chris Richards  |  10:08 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Wale

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Loutallica speaks!; ASAP Rocky officially the most overpaid rapper in the game; Wale lyrics explained

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:24 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lou Reed, Metallica, ASAP Rocky, Wale

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Singles file: Wale f. Kid Cudi, Bleached, Phil Ade

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:57 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Wale, Kid Cudi, Bleached, Phil Ade, Black Tusk, Childish Gambino

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Taking sides: Drake, Yelawolf, Rick Ross or Wale — which rap album will rule the 4th quarter?

Click Track’s contributors pick the album they hope to find in their stockings.

By Click Track  |  01:36 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Drake, Yelawolf, Rick Ross, Wale

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Arcade Fire wins Polaris Prize; Wale releases new track, announces local show

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Wale

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Local news: Wale releases new mixtape, Chuck Brown to perform with NSO

By Click Track  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Wale, Chuck Brown

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Gavin DeGraw hospitalized after assault; Record labels lose stock in London fire; New video from Tabi Bonney

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Gavin DeGraw, Lupe Fiasco, Wale, Tabi Bonney

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Black Star, Blondie, Cheap Trick and others to play Fillmore Silver Spring; Wale plans new album; BET to honor Aaliyah

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aaliyah, Mary J. Blige, Black Star, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Blondie, Cheap Trick, Wale, Best Kept Secret

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Quick spins: Brad Paisley, Maybach Music Group, Thurston Moore

Reviews of new albums by country star Brad Paisley, Rick Ross’s newly-formed Maybach Music Group and Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore’s new solo album.

By Emily Yahr, David Malitz and Allison Stewart  |  11:43 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Brad Paisley; Rick Ross; Wale; Pill; Meek Mill; Thurston Moore

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 05/20/2011

Did Wale and B.o.B. beef at 9:30 Club?; Gregg Allman to write memoir

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Wale, B.o.B., Gregg Allman

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Singles file: Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale

New songs from Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale and more.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:52 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lady Gaga, Win Win, Wale, Meek Mill, Blaqstarr, Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, U2, Jay-Z

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/04/2011

Paramore regroups with new members; WKYS names top 10 DMV rappers; Muse wants to play in outer space

Paramore's Hayley Williams has some new bandmates. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) - Less than a month after the controversial exits of founding members Josh and Zac Farro, Paramore is back at it. The Hayley Williams-led pop-punk band has added guitarist Justin York...

By David Malitz  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Muse, Paramore, Waka Flocka Flame, Wale

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/22/2010

UCB drops new mixtape, Sufjan Stevens drops new Christmas tunes, Velvet Revolver exists!

- Local go-go juggernaut UCB dropped its new mixtape "The Blend" on Tuesday, and celebrated with a performance alongside Wale at the 9:30 Club last night. Grab the mixtape here and check back for a review on Click Track...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Sufjan Stevens, The National, UCB, Velvet Revolver, Wale

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/14/2010

Singles file: Ellie Goulding f. Wale and Waka Flocka Flame, Evidence, the Go! Team

British newcomer Goulding gets mashed up with Wale and Waka. A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Ellie Goulding featuring Wale and Waka Flocka Flame: "Lights!" (Potomac Boys Club remix) Up-and-coming DMV remixers Brenton Duvall and Patrick...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Ellie Goulding, Evidence, Jens Lekman, Telekinesis, The Go Team, Waka Flocka Flame, Wale

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Lil Wayne to join Eminem on "SNL"; Wale delivers turkeys; Download "Twisted Fantasy" samples

Lil Wayne and Eminem will perform together on "Saturday Night Live" in December. Drake is in this picture but won't there ... or will he? - The Lil Wayne post-prison victory tour continues, and a future stop will be "Saturday...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Eminem, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Wale

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 10/13/2010

Riffs: The Board Adminstration showcase at U Street Music Hall and the magic of free CDRs

Fans were offered a cornucopia of compact discs at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday night. By Chris Richards Tuesday night, in the subterranean bass temple that is U Street Music Hall, hometown rap star Wale introduced fans to the...

By Chris Richards  |  02:55 PM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Black Cobain, Fat Trel, Tiara Thomas, UCB, Wale

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 10/12/2010

Pacino to play Spector; Wale vs. Tokyo Police Club on Pennsylvania Ave.; ICP talk about their faith

That Al Pacino will play Phil Spector in a movie is probably the best news the record producer has heard in a while. By David Malitz - Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino is set to take on the role of legendary/disgraced...

By David Malitz  |  09:40 AM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Insane Clown Posse, Phil Spector, Tokyo Police Club, Wale

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010

Week ahead: Wale's proteges to storm U Hall; The Band Perry makes its cute-creepy debut; My Morning Jacket dominates late night television

Fat Trel and Black Cobain perform at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday. (Courtesy of the artist) By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: The Board Administration -- a new rap-R&B-go-go crew operating...

By Chris Richards  |  03:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Black Cobain, Fat Trel, My Morning Jacket, The Band Perry, Tiara Thomas, UCB, Wale

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010

Singles file: Rihanna f. Mariah Carey, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Glasser

Remix: The Blondes take over Rihanna's "Rude Boy." (Tracy A. Woodward/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rihanna featuring Mariah Carey: "Rude Boy (Blondes remix)" Blondes, the analog-obsessed Brooklynites, turn Rihanna's inescapable...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Glasser, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Mariah Carey, Pill, Rihanna, Super Wild Horses, Wale

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/04/2010

Why is Wale mad at the Washington Post?

Wale won't read this photo caption. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images.) By Chris Richards No surprise that Wale's new mixtape "More About Nothing" is full of clever couplets and punchy punchlines. But here at Click Track, a rhyme from a...

By Chris Richards  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Wale

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/03/2010

Local news: Wale releases new mixtape, "More About Nothing"

Kramer, George, Elaine, Jerry and, uh, that's not Newman, is it? By David Malitz “Attention: Deficit” wasn’t the gigantic hit that DMV rapper Wale hoped it would be and on the first song of his new mixtape he offers multiple...

By David Malitz  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Wale

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2010

Week ahead: Wale drops "Nothing"; Gucci comes to Washington; Titus Andronicus visit Fallon

Wale -- shown here performing at the 9:30 Club -- drops "More About Nothing" tomorrow. (Kyle Gutafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: Washington rap hero Wale's much-anticipated new mixtape "More About Nothing." In fact,...

By Chris Richards  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Titus Andronicus, Wale

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/27/2010

Singles file: Tennis, U.C.B. f. Wale, the Vaselines

Tennis, anyone? By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Tennis: "Baltimore" The husband-and-wife duo craft a peppy, lo-fi ode to Charm City. U.C.B. featuring Wale: "Diana" The DMV go-go all-stars team with frequent collaborator...

By Allison Stewart  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Bun B., Chip Tha Rapper, Chuck INglish, Dan Auerbach, Freddie Gibbs, Tennis, The Kleptones, The Vaselines, U.C.B., Wale

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/23/2010

Wale says bad words; U2 score Spiderman musical; Bloc Party singer postpones solo tour

Wale gave an uncensored performance in Baltimore and now Baltimore is upset. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) By Chris Richards - Local rap hero Wale is in trouble with the city of Baltimore for using foul language from the stage when...

By Chris Richards  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bloc Party, Color Me Badd, Foxy Brown, Good Charlotte, Kele, U2, Wale

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 07/09/2010

Jennifer Lopez cancels Cyprus gig; Wale announces new mixtape; Branford Marsalis and more at Kennedy Center

Wale still has more to say...about nothing. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko -Jennifer Lopez has put the kibosh on a show in the Turkish-controlled north of Cyprus. The performance came under fire from Greek Cypriots, who started an online...

By Aaron Leitko  |  10:20 AM ET, 07/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  ?uestlove, black thought, branford marsalis, jennifer lopez, john mayer, smokey robinson, wale

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 05/28/2010

Wale to play D.C. Black Pride event after all

Wale has announced plans to perform at D.C. Black Pride this weekend. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) By Chris Richards Local rap hero Wale came under fire last week for bagging an appearance at D.C. Black Pride's 20th Anniversary event at...

By Chris Richards  |  10:50 AM ET, 05/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Wale

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 05/26/2010

Really quick spin: Tabi Bonney, "A Place Called Stardom"

By Sarah Godfrey D.C.-based rapper Tabi Bonney has never needed to rely on mix tapes as promotional tools — the legions of cool kids rocking pieces from his clothing line have been advertisement enough. So it's only now --...

By Sarah Godfrey  |  01:00 PM ET, 05/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Really quick spins | Tags:  Buckshot, GZA, Mick Boogie, Shydi, Tabi Bonney, Wale

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/21/2010

Local news: Wale and Mya cancel performances at local LGBT festivals

Wale will not perform at D.C. Black Pride this weekend. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) By Chris Richards Two hometown pop-heroes have canceled upcoming gigs at festivals celebrating Washington's LGBT community. Yesterday, Metro Weekly reported that local rap star Wale has...

By Chris Richards  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  J. Holiday, Mya, Wale

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Bieber and Wale nominated for BET Awards; R. Kelly's got a new "I Believe I Can Fly"; Brad Paisley concert hosts food drive

It's Wale v. Bieber in this year's BET Awards, and we can't decide who we're rooting for. (Photos by Michael Buckner/Getty Images and Chris Pizzello/AP) By Ally Schweitzer - It's the showdown we've all been waiting for: Wale v. Justin...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:25 AM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Justin Bieber, R. Kelly, Wale

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 05/04/2010

Washington's rappers unleash new videos; Grand Ole Opry floods; Are you sure you want to see Creed this summer?

- If you noticed a lag in Click Track's productivity yesterday afternoon, here's why: Three Washington rappers had just posted new music videos online. Wale debuted the new vid for "Diary," his third single from last year's "Attention Deficit"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:55 AM ET, 05/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Creed, Gerredi, Gordo Brega, Wale

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 05/03/2010

Week ahead: Tribute to TCB's Polo, Jay-Z on "SNL," Canadian supergroups release new albums

Craig Finn and the Hold Steady release their fifth album, "Heaven Is Whenever," on Tuseday. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) In concert: On Monday night there will be an All-Stars of Go-Go Tribute and Benefit for Polo of TCB at Marygold's in Lanham,...

By David Malitz  |  05:20 PM ET, 05/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Jay-Z, TCB, The Fall, The Hold Steady, Wale

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 04/27/2010

Speculation: Virgin Mobile FreeFest Predictions, Vol. 1

Will Eugene Hutz and Gogol Bordello make a Virgin Mobile Fest return? We think so. (Sarah L. Voisin/TWP) By David Malitz Here's what we know about the 2010 edition of Virgin Mobile FreeFest - it's on. It will, once again,...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 04/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Gogol Bordello, Phoenix, Virgin Festival, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Wale

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 04/05/2010

In concert: K'naan, Wale, Tabi Bonney and John Forte at 9:30 club

K'Naan didn't share a hometown advantage with his fellow performers Sunday night at 9:30 club but still delivered a pleasing set. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Sarah Godfrey Sometimes where you're from and where you're at are of equal...

By David Malitz  |  01:45 PM ET, 04/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  John Forte, K'naan, Tabi Bonney, Wale

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/16/2010

Singles file: Wale writes song for hoops star Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings has scored 55 points in a game and convinced Wale to write a song for him.(Jonathan Newton/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Wale featuring Fat Trel and Black Cobain:...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  CFCF, Phosphorescent, Ryan Adams, Solange Knowles, Wale

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 03/08/2010

Morning click: D'Angelo busted, RIP Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

D'Angelo in 2000, approximately ten years before he was arrested for soliciting an undercover police officer. (AP Photo by Fred Prouser) By Ally Schweitzer - R&B singer D'Angelo was busted Saturday for solicitation in New York. The troubled singer was...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:35 AM ET, 03/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  D'Angelo, Sparklehorse, Wale

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 02/11/2010

Morning click: Wale fights cabin fever, Thom Yorke goes Green, Eric Clapton summons guitar heroes

Wale phoned fans on Wednesday. (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) - As a historic blizzard battered Washington Wednesday, local rapper Wale decided to battle cabin fever by calling his fans on the telephone. Those who follow Wale on Twitter could send...

By Chris Richards  |  09:12 AM ET, 02/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bert Jansch, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Joao Gilberto, John Mayer, Thom Yorke, Wale, the Allman Brothers Band

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/20/2010

Morning click: Coachella Lineup Announced; Folk singer Kate McGarrigle dies

Jay-Z, Gorillaz, Phoenix, and MGMT are scheduled to play this year's Coachella Festival. (Photos clockwise from top: Jason DeCrow/AP; Myspace) - The 2010 Coachella lineup has been announced and it's looking a little less wrinkly than in years past....

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jay-Z, Ludacris, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Wale

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 01/15/2010

Wale to Headline Haiti Benefit Show

Wale to play benefit show on Monday (Photo by Jonathan Newton/TWP) IMP has announced that Wale will headline a benefit show at the 9:30 club on Monday, January 18th, with all proceeds going toward organizations conducting disaster relief in Haiti....

By Ally Schweitzer  |  11:54 AM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Kingpen Slim, Phil Ade, Tabi Bonney, Wale, X.O.

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010

Morning click: Yoko reforms Plastic Ono Band, Wale lets go-go beef simmer

Yoko Ono is getting the band back together -- and what a band it is. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach) - Yoko Ono is reforming her Plastic Ono Band for a Feb. 16 performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Carole King, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Joanna Newsom, Paul Simon, Sonic Youth, Spoon, Wale, Yoko Ono

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 12/31/2009

Morning click: Stereogum goes NSFW, Steeleye Span founder dies

Watching the ... planets. Yeah, that's it. Planets. - If you find yourself alone in your cubicle today, head on over to Stereogum.com. The indie rock blog has a unique end-of-the-year list: The 10 Most NSFW Music Videos of 2009....

By Chris Richards  |  10:32 AM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  The Roots, Wale

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/30/2009

In concert: The Roots

Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson led The Roots through a dizzying 140-minute set at 9:30 club on Tuesday. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Klimek If NBC ever released a compilation of The Roots’ performances as...

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  The Roots, Wale

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 12/23/2009

Be specific: Wale gears up for Sunday's halftime gig at FedEx Field

This summer's Virgin Mobile FreeFest was one of Wale's biggest shows; his Sunday performance will be even bigger. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) It's been an incredibly busy year for Wale. Today alone, the local rap phenom has leaked new music...

By Chris Richards  |  02:31 PM ET, 12/23/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Wale

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009

Lists: Chris Richards leaks his ballots for Pazz & Jop and Nashville Scene

Does Solange have this photo of Dirty Projectors hanging in her locker? (Courtesy of Windish Agency) Lists. Lists. Lists. At this time of the year, we can't seem to stop making them -- or leaking them on our blog. Last...

By Chris Richards  |  04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Animal Collective, Brad Paisley, Dirty Projectors, Maxwell, R.Kelly, Solange Knowles, Wale