Rap artist, Wale, laid down his lyrics amongst partygoers as he hosted the official post-fight party at Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop on Saturday night.
Dressed in a blue plaid flannel and jeans complemented by his signature gold chains, Wale arrived with a large group of friends shortly after midnight. The artist pumped up the crowd with his hit singles, “Pretty Girls” and “World Tour” while taking in the taking in the panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip.
PHOTO CREDIT: Courtesy of Chateau
Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C.. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song “Dig Dug (Shake It)” became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark Ronson discovered Wale in 2006 and signed him to Allido Records in 2007. While signed to that label, Wale released several mixtapes and appeared in national media including MTV and various urban magazines.
In 2008, Wale signed to Interscope Records for $1.3 million, and his debut album Attention Deficit was released in 2009 with the singles “Chillin”, “Pretty Girls”, and “World Tour”. The album, although under-shipped, received positive reviews from critics. In early 2011 Wale signed on with Rick Ross’ Maybach Music Group, where members of the label released a compilation album, Self Made Vol. 1 on May 23, 2011. His second studio album, Ambition was released November 1, 2011, with mixed reviews. His third studio album, The Gifted was released on June 25, 2013 to mainly positive reviews, and a Number 1 debut on the Billboard 200.
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop is located at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South, directly above Sugar Factory American Brasserie. The nightclub is open Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10:30 p.m. to close. Chateau’s industry night, Chateau Wednesdays, offers complimentary admission to locals with ID on Wednesday nights. Free cover for locals, excluding special events, general admission starts at $20 for women and $30 for men. Dress code is strictly enforced. For more information, visit www.chateaunights.com.