Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, better known by his stage name Wale has announced that he’s taking a break from social media, heading to the sidelines to deal with an undisclosed illness.
“The Gifted” mastermind has been teasing his upcoming studio album Folarin 2 for the last few weeks, announcing a potential summer arrival schedule. However, his plans may have been thwarted by an illness that the Nigerian US-based rapper is fighting.
Making his final post before handing over his social media passwords to his management, Wale told his millions of fans that he’s currently dealing with an illness that will take him out of commission for a while, but he promises that he’ll return.
“I am out of commission. I been extremely sick since Saturday,” revealed Wale on Instagram. “I’ve missed many calls and texts.. Thank you to everybody who called wit genuine concern. I ain’t sure how long I’ll be down but this shit ain’t slight… Soon as I can come back strong I’ll be back strong. As for now management will run my socials. Much love, see y’all soon.”
Wale hasn’t opened up about what sort of health difficulties he’s facing right now. However, he’s previously been open about his battle with mental health, including depression. Send prayers and positivity to Wale as he gets through this. Get well soon!