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The Best Wale Albums, Ranked

Updated October 14, 2019 184 votes 62 voters 1.8k views6 items

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We're ranking the best Wale albums of all time. One of the best rappers from Washington, D.C., Wale's discography features several popular songs, like "Bad" and "Lotus Flower Bomb." What is the greatest Wale album ever?

From his debut album Attention Deficit to his 2019 album Wow... That's Crazy, this list of Wale albums also includes Ambition, The Gifted, and The Album About Nothing.

Vote up the best Wale albums, and vote down the ones that were disappointing.

  • Ambition is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wale Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Maybach, Warner Bros.

    1. Don't Hold Your Applause
    2. Double M Genius
    3. Miami Nights
    4. Legendary
    5. Lotus Flower Bomb (feat. Miguel)
    6. Chain Music
    7. Focused (feat. Kid Cudi)
    8. Sabotage (feat. Lloyd)
    9. White Linen (Coolin') (feat. Ne-Yo)
    10. Slight Work (feat. Big Sean)
    11. Ambition (feat. Meek Mill & Rick Ross)
    12. Illest B**ch
    13. No Days Off
    14. DC or Nothing
    15. That Way (feat. Jeremih & Rick Ross)

    Pitchfork score: 6.7/10

    • Release Date: 2011
    39
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  • 2

    Wow... That's Crazy

    Wow... That's Crazy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wale Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Maybach, Warner

    1. Sue Me
    2. Love & Loyalty (feat. Mannywellz)
    3. Cliché (feat. Ari Lennox & Boogie)
    4. Expectations (feat. 6LACK)
    5. BGM
    6. Love... (Her Fault) (feat. Bryson Tiller)
    7. On Chill (feat. Jeremih)
    8. Routine (feat. Rick Ross & Meek Mill)
    9. Love Me Nina / Semiautomatic
    10. Break My Heart (My Fault) (feat. Lil Durk)
    11. Debbie
    12. 50 In Da Safe (feat. Pink Sweat$)
    13. Set You Free (feat. Kelly Price)
    14. Black Bonnie (feat. Jacquees)
    15. Poledancer (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)

    • Release Date: 2019
    25
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  • The Gifted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wale Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Maybach, Atlantic

    1. The Curse of the Gifted
    2. LoveHate Thing (feat. Sam Dew)
    3. Sunshine
    4. Heaven's Afternoon (feat. Meek Mill)
    5. Golden Salvation (Jesus Piece)
    6. Vanity
    7. Gullible (feat. Cee Lo Green)
    8. Bricks (feat. Yo Gotti & Lyfe Jennings)
    9. Clappers (feat. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J)
    10. Bad (Remix) (feat. Rihanna)
    11. Tired of Dreaming (feat. Ne-Yo & Rick Ross)
    12. Rotation (feat. Wiz Khalifa & 2 Chainz)
    13. Simple Man
    14. 88
    15. Black Heroes / Outro About Nothing (feat. Jerry Seinfeld)
    16. Bad (feat. Tiara Thomas)

    Pitchfork score: 5.1/10

    • Release Date: 2013
    26
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  • 4

    The Album About Nothing

    The Album About Nothing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wale Albums, Ranked
    Photo: Maybach, Atlantic

    1. The Intro About Nothing
    2. The Helium Balloon
    3. The White Shoes
    4. The Pessimist (feat. J. Cole)
    5. The Middle Finger
    6. The One Time in Houston
    7. The Girls on Drugs
    8. The God Smile
    9. The Need to Know (feat. SZA)
    10. The Success
    11. The Glass Egg
    12. The Bloom (AG3)
    13. The Matrimony (feat. Usher)
    14. The Body (feat. Jeremih)

    Pitchfork score: 5.4/10

    • Release Date: 2015
    26
    6
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