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Wale Makes Amends [video]

Rapper appears at DC Black Pride to apologize for prior cancellation

Wale (right) speaking with Metro Weekly reporter Ebone Bell
Wale (right) speaking with Metro Weekly reporter Ebone Bell
(Photo by Aram Vartian)

Washington D.C.-based rapper Wale, who made headlines last week after canceling his performance at DC Black Pride’s main event on May 30, appeared at Sunday’s event to make amends with the LGBT community by way of a public apology. He then performed a few of his songs as a “guest” artist.

“For anybody to think that my music is prejudice against any orientation…or lifestyle,” he told Metro Weekly’s Ebone Bell, “[is] absurd to me and I just had to clear it up.”

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