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Following in the footsteps of Elliott Wilson, veteran hip-hop journalist Shaheem Reid recently launched his own new web series, The Round Up, on Jay-Z’s Life + Times YouTube channel. After discussing top 5s, the long-awaited L.O.X. album and his new solo LP with Jadakiss last week, Sha returns with Wale in the hot seat. The MMG rapper spoke on challenging himself on his new album, The Gifted, his top five Foamposites, his come up in the game, the downsides of fame and finally understanding Jay-Z’s music when he grew older.

Watch Wale on The Round Up after the jump…

Previously:
Jadakiss Discusses His “Top 5s,” LOX Album, and Solo LP (Video)