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December 16, 2010

Going to see Wale next week? Bring canned vegetables, baked goods

Wale and Rams Head Live are partnering on a holiday food drive next week.

When he performs December 22, the rapper wants ticket holders to bring canned vegetables and boxed baked goods with them.

The food will be donated to the Maryland Food Bank the day after. 

According to the press release, Wale's been in the spirit to give back lately. In November, he and Washington Wizards collected canned goods for a Thanksgiving food drive.

Rams Head Live's talent buyer Mark Mangold said the drive is a good combo of music and charity. "This time of the year people are in need, so if we can get together to hear some great music, then we can get together and collect some food for those who could really use it."

In related news, WKYS reported earlier this week Wale could leave his current label Interscope. But, like their list of the top ten black cartoons of all time, take it with a grain of salt.

While their headline suggests he may sign with Rick Ross, their source in the rapper's camp suggests Wale is only looking to collaborate with the producer.

Photo: Wale's official website

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Posted by Erik Maza at 4:28 PM | | Comments (3)
Categories: Local music


boxed baked goods? like, crackers?

@evan: more pie-esque

where is evan's comment??? You tracking IP's?

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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