wale et al.

Late next month, Washington, D.C. up-and-comer Wale plans to release The Mixtape About Nothing, an entire set of hip-hop cuts inspired by Seinfeld. (Check out a preview of the mixtape's cover art at left.) "I think I've seen every episode, like, 30 times," Wale said when EW.com called him at the NYC studio of producer Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen) yesterday. Wale says he's particularly partial to the show's controversial 1997-98 swan song. "The last season is very underrated. A lot of Seinfeld fans be like, 'Oh, the last season is so over-the-top.' I'm like, it's about reinventing!" Wale played us an early snippet of a song called "Hype" over the phone. The meditation on celebrity opens with a lengthy sample from one of Jerry Seinfeld's Season 7 stand-up monologues: "I love it when people are complimented on something they're wearing, and they accept the compliment as if it was about them..."

stolt from ew.com

for those who dont know wale check out his myspace. he's blowin' up and i'm particularly fond of his take on D.A.N.C.E. after you groove to wale, stroll over to cmyk's page and dig his fresh mix's especially those of the kick push remix , a mix that takes samples from young holt unlimited's soulful strut , and al green i think.