Wale Performs at the White House

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D.C.s very own hometown hip-hop star, Wale, visited the White House Thursday and performed in front of the president.

Wale an avid D.C. sports fan who can be spotted at Bens Chili Bowl or performing at a free concert along H Street NE was at the White House for a Michelle Obama-hosted conference helping teenagers overcome struggles and ultimately succeed in college.

President Barack Obama attended Wales mini-concert in the White Houses East Room.

The Seinfeld-obsessed, Grammy nominated artist was born in D.C. to Nigerian immigrants and moved to the Maryland suburbs when he was kid and, throughout his career, has incorporated go-go beats into his music. He attended colleges in Virginia and Maryland on football scholarships, but eventually dropped out. - usa today

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