Wale Sprays Sports References on “Heisman Watch”
Wale is on an absolute tear right now. His newest release is "Heisman Watch," a four-minute record on which the DMV rhymer sprays a litany of sports references.
He kicks off his first verse flowing, "This Allen Ive' at an Ivy college/They can't check me, I don't practice, my class too hard/Nigga mean my swag is grown, bag too big/But y'all not hip, I'm Bo Jackson though, go/Prolific, no weapon that's formed against me/Is prosperin', my guard center his wall for me/And SportsCenter endorsin' me/I'm Anthony Dorsett on these niggas/Was in the picture, the stars called me/Got sweeter than Peter Warrick or/Warrick Dunn when I'm done leavin', we gettin' on the bucks."
"Heisman Watch" is Folarin's fourth terrific release in a row. On Dec. 3, Ralph put out "Groundhog Day," a response to J. Cole's track "False Prophets." A few days after that, the More About Nothing rapper dropped "Folarin Like," a freestyle over the classic Nas beat for "Nas is Like." Then, Wale unleashed "Black Is Gold," where he delivers a positive message over the instrumental from D'Angelo's 1995 hit, "Lady."
You won't have to wait long for the next full-length release from Wale. His new album S.H.I.N.E. (Still Here Ignoring Negative Energy) is expected to drop sometime in 2017. Recently, a behind-the-scenes clip of a new Wale x Lil Wayne collaboration surfaced. That track is slated to land on Folarin's next body of work.
Until then, enjoy all of Wale's recent releases. You can listen to "Heisman Watch" below. Word to Lamar Jackson.
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