Releases Paint A Picture Mixtape

Date: 2006

Hypemeter: 15%

Complex says: Wale drops his first complete project. The mixtape includes the go-go-flavored “Dig Dug (Shake It),” which would soon catch fire in the D.C. area. It also features the popular “A.D.D.,” on which Wale rhymes relentlessly over several popular beats. People are beginning to take notice.