Wale Freestyles Over a Classic Nas Song
Wale spits over the classic "Nas Is Like" instrumental for his new "Folarin Like" freestyle. The DMV artist delivers a litany of bars throughout the nearly three-and-a-half minute song.
Ralph flows, "It's December now/When they simmer down we start burnin' 'em/It's embarrassing/There's literally no comparison/That's like comparing Yogi Berra and Yogi Ferrell/I'm the coldest poet, they never show it/I show up like the fuckin' bear from Revenant/Barely niggas is Yogi Bear in here/Mo, this is a picnic walk/I sip gin, tonic in booth then I big shit talk."
Folarin continues to drop sports references and even previews an upcoming collaboration with South Korean boy band BTS, rapping, "Literally I live in Maryland, Beverly Hills and the charts/Yup, and with the pen it's like I'm like Kemba with ball/I'm Kyrie, Jamal Crawford, guard me and you fall/Foreign features from South Korea/BTS be the shit, we about to see it/I am not North or South, I am just DMV."
"Folarin Like" marks Wale's second strong release in just three days time. On Dec. 3, the More About Nothing rapper dropped "Groundhog Day," on which Wale responds to J. Cole's second verse on "False Prophets." The two squashed any beef speculation when they hung out at a North Carolina State basketball game together.
It sounds like Wale is finding his groove again. Many fans were excited that he took J. Cole's advice and rapped from the heart on "Groundhog Day," and that trend has continued with "Folarin Like."
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