June 24, 2013 07:50:48 GMT
The Washington D.C. rapper and his collaborator are wearing suits when performing with a band on a rooftop in New York City.
Wale has just released the official music video for "LoveHate Thing" featuring Sam Dew. Directed by Sarah McClogan, the clip sees the 28-year-old rapper putting on a suit and joining his collaborator, who is performing with a band on a rooftop in New York City.
Wale continues spitting the verses about the hardship he went through in the past. At the same time, Dew talks about the interpersonal relationship involving emotions of love and hate. "Hold me tight, let me go/ Heal my heart, hurt my soul/ Build me up, break me down/ Make me smile, make me frown/ Give me love, take it all away again," he sings.
"LoveHate Thing" is the second single off Wale's forthcoming album, "The Gifted". The visuals for the single comes only a few days before Wale releases the album on Tuesday, June 25. For his third studio effort, Wale was helped by some big names including Rihanna, Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross.
Wale recently told Washington Post of how anxious he became for having his new album coming out soon. The Washington D.C. rapper also talked about his successful career. "We had nothing. Nuh-thing," he recalled how hard it was to become a rapper in D.C., a state where the people were so loyal to go-go music. "It seemed like having a black president would have been easier than having a rapper from here," Wale continued.
Wale's "LoveHate Thing" (feat. Sam Dew) music video