Shine (an abbreviation of Still Here Ignoring Negative Energy) is the fifth studio album by American rapper Wale. It was released on April 28, 2017, by his label, Every Blue Moon, distributed by Maybach Music Group and Atlantic Records. It was supported by four singles: "My PYT", "Running Back", "Fashion Week" and "Fish N Grits".
Lil Wayne 3. Scarface Rozay Gotti 4. My Love feat.
Wale's fifth album is one of celebration that tries to capture all the sounds and styles of today. Author: Yoh Phillips. Wale knows the ache that comes after being dropped from a label and he knows the glory of bouncing back and going No. 1. He is one of the few rappers to take an acclaimed mixtape series and mold it into an album for sale-having Jerry Seinfeld produce skits for a rap project is a miracle in itself. Success isn’t a smooth road, the bumps come in abundance, and that’s what makes Wale relatable―there’s a balance of hardships and accomplishments, someone who understands wearing a crown but having the sword constantly at your neck.
Wale gets candid about his relationship with J. Cole and the first-week numbers for his fifth album 'Shine' on Complex's 'Everyday Struggle. As for the low first-week sales for his recently released fifth album (Shine earned 28,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music), Wale adds, "I knew projections was low 'cause I always come out with a big radio record. While the lead single "My . was getting airplay, certain life changes - including a new management team and a daughter - prevented him from following up with a radio-friendly hit.
rapper Wale switches up things on his fifth studio album, ‘Shine. By far, Shine is his happiest, most commercial album to date. Wale is an interesting rapper to say the least. His first album, Attention Deficit (2009), didn’t earn much attention, while his sophomore album, Ambition (2011), gave the rapper his breakthrough. His previous two albums, The Gifted (2013) and The Album About Nothing (2015), both debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200. For his fifth album, Shine, Wale seems to be changing up the formula. From the start, Shine contrasts the rapper’s previous work.
Wale reveals his 'Shine' album cover, along with the project's tracklist and its release date. Find out that info for yourself here. Shockingly, Rick Ross doesn't pop up on the album. This news arrives just two days after the "Fashion Week" rapper announced the project had been completed. His lead single "My PYT" dropped last year and he followed it up with the Wayne collab "Running Back.
Wale has been fairly quiet about his anticipated SHiNE album thus far, but now the MMG rapper is proud to announce it will arrive on May 5th. The 14-track project will include contributions from Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Major Lazer, WizKid, G-Eazy, Phil Adé, and more. See the tracklist below and be sure to check back May 5th to hear Wale’s new album. His supportive tour kicks off on the same day in Atlanta. Fish N Grits featuring Travis Scott is out now. 01. Wale – Thank God 02. Wale – Running Back (Feat. Lil Wayne) 03. Wale – Scarface Rozay Gotti 04. Wale – My Love (Feat.
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|Colombia Heights (Te Llamo)||3:47|
|Fish N Grits||2:57|
|Heaven On Earth||3:47|
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