Wale announced January 12 that his forthcoming album will be titled ‘Shine‘ and that it will be released this year, according to a video posted on The White House’s YouTube page.
The MMG rapper made the proclamation while performing at the Pre-Show for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
— Wale (@Wale) January 13, 2016
The Washington, D.C. rapper performed “Chillin,” “LoveHate Thing” and “White Shoes” at the event.
Wale, who also posted a video of himself shaking hands with Vice President Joe Biden, is the first rapper to open a State Of The Union address. Wale’s posts about the State Of The Union address and his Pre-Show performance are as follows: