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Wale, The Eleven One Eleven Theory

Every MC has theories, and Wale has plenty, sharing his prophecies over his 18-track mixtape, The Eleven One Eleven Theory. The introspective intro "'Theory' 11.1.11" has the D.C. native setting the tone over bare piano keys with the opening line, “Sometimes a simple cadence can get in the way of greatness of a nigga’s statements.” Thankfully, Wale makes sure not to allow any cadences get in the way of his statements, as he proceeds to spit furious bars throughout the tape on an array of subjects, from women to ambition. Tracks such as “Varsity Blues,” “Underdog” and “Barry Sanders,” show Wale's ...

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