Nigerian-American rapper, Olubowale Victor Akintimehin popularly known by his stage name, Wale has taken to social media to announce the passing of his grandfather.

The rapper who has been offline for a while shared that his grandfather was aged 103 at his passing via his Instagram stories.

He wrote;

“I lost my Grandfather
today.. he made it to 103.
I been stayin low lately and lettin God talk to me .. imma smile as much as I can today .Embrace your family! None of this means anything without them .Rest now, Oga. A true Ondo State Legend.

Wale also shared a snippet of The Source’s recap of his 2014 Revolt TV documentary Wale: I Am From (Mo Wa Lati), which includes a narrative about the musician returning to his native village in Ondo State, Nigeria. He spent time with his father there, heard about his great-influence grandfather’s on their music, and saw his grandfather for the first time.

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