Wale, a well-known rapper from Washington, D.C., christened the stage to start off the new year at the Fillmore Silver Spring venue Sunday.
During his performance, he said 2011 was a great year for him with accomplishments such as getting signed to Miami-based rapper Rick Ross's label Maybach Music, according to a Washington Post report.
However, Wale proclaimed that 2012 would be better because he will work even harder. Among his goals are:
- Bring D.C. additional accolades by producing a gold rap album.
- Create sequel to popular mix tape 100 Miles and Running.
- Bring more attention to D.C. as a fashion mecca.
- Win a Grammy award.