American Rapper Wale seems frustrated with the music industry, has always been vocal about the inconsistencies he has experienced in the music industry.
He wrote in a since delete instagram post, “Tired. I’m tired. I tried.” “This music industry will take your soul then make you want leave … n—-as don’t respect humble, n—as don’t respect intelligence. They’ll ask for ‘this or that’ and you deliver it they’ll say it never happened.”
Dc Rapper suggested that he’s as dispirited as ever by the politics of rap, were he expressed his concern about the type of behavior he feels is rewarded by the media.
“Rappers only get the respect they deserve after they die. “N—as only fuck wit u when ur face on that Teeshirt …this whole shit fake”.
“Let me air out som ppl … it’ll make headlines,” he said. “let me uplift some people it’ll get buried quicker than you can say “leanmollyxan” … they’ll kill you and then worship you when you’re gone.”
His good friend, J.Cole rapped a verse last year, suggesting that the rapper gets too caught up in what people think about him.
“I got a homie, he a rapper and he wanna win bad / He want the fame, the acclaim, the respect that’s been had / By all the legends, so every time I see him, he stressin’ / Talkin’ ’bout, n—as don’t fuck with him, the shit is depressin'”
Wale responded back on his track “Groundhog Day” were he acknowledged the point Cole was trying to make, saying;
“I just heard a song about me on a hip hop blog / from a kid I know / some n—as say a hip hop God / it hit home, ’cause this some truth.”
Wale still continues to put out music that resonates with fans, even though he may never be fully comfortable in the music industry.