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[pic - click to view] #WaleFlail: A #ClassicAlbum by D.C. Rapper Wale? Don't Believe the Tweets - Washington City Paper
Among the Internet audience that had built Wale up in the first place, the flop put a “kick me” sign on the back of his letter jacket. Every time a rap blog posted a new Wale track, the comments flooded with negative remarks—reactions that arrived with a level of speed and vitriol that was impressive even by the Internet’s standards. On the popular message board Boxden.com,
one thread, simply titled “Wale Is Trash,” turned into a .gif roast of epic proportions. One Photoshop collage depicted Wale jumping out of a trash can à la Oscar the Grouch; another placed his face onto the body of the Pixar character WALL-E, disposing of a copy of Attention Deficit.