(Washington Times) D.C. rapper WaleWale told his 3.6 million Twitter followers Friday that Sen. Harry Reid's recent comments on the Washington Redskins‘ name was just his way of bringing attention to himself.
Wale, whose real name is Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, said that Mr. Reid was "sketchy" since he once made comments about then-Sen. Barack Obama's lack of "negro dialect" in the run-up to the 2008 election.
"Anybody been followin the Senator Reid Stuff?" the musician tweeted. "Senator Reid got a lot to say about other ppl bein racist . But I did a lil research . He sketchy. … Basically he [trying to] use racism to make a bigger name for his self."
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