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Wale – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Wale

 

I worked at a hot dog place, a bagel place, the Jersey Store and the hottest fashion joint around. I was getting too famous to work there anymore. I was almost showing up as a joke. I made $2,000 on my show the previous night and I’m going to go shopping during my five-hour shift.

– Wale


I’m learning as I go. I don’t know everything. I never had anybody to look at, nobody ever taught me, and where I’m from I didn’t have any famous role models.

– Wale


I’m very proud of my Nigerian heritage. I wasn’t fortunate enough to be raised in a heavy Nigerian environment, because my parents were always working. My father was with D.C. Cabs and my mother worked in fast food and was a nurse.

– Wale


We lived in a one-bedroom apartment in Northwest D.C. I was essentially raised by a Panamanian man and a Jamaican woman. That’s why I have such a fascination with Jamaican food.

– Wale


All the rappers my age are getting Audemars and Rolexes. I want to find my own thing. That’s why I travel the world – for me, that’s my B-side, why we go places. I have a Hublot on from time to time but I want a home base watch – something that’s elegant but has got a little pizzazz to it.

– Wale