Jerry Seinfeld to appear on Wale album

Comedian will collaborate with Wale on follow up to 2008 mixtape

Jerry Seinfeld to appear on Wale album

Photo: PA

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is working with rapper Wale on a follow up to his 2008 release 'Mixtape About Nothing'.

The rapper first released his Seinfeld themed mixtape and also released a follow up mixtape, 'More About Nothing', in 2010. Having discovered the mixtapes through his wife, a Wale fan, Jerry Seinfeld has now agreed to help him record a full album.

Speaking in a video interview, which you can see below, Seinfeld said: "Wale called me, he came to my show, we hung out a little bit. He wanted me to do something with him. I didn't understand it. But he did. I listened to his music, I liked it" Talking about his wife being a fan of Wale, Seinfeld added: "We're living together, she's into him, he's into me, and I didn't know about the whole thing."

The US comedian, who created and starred in the iconic US sitcom between 1989-1998, also revealed that he once approached P.Diddy about working together. "I said to him, 'Hip hop's words, right? Why don't you take my words and do something with it?' I didn't know how to do it but I thought, 'Just take the words'."

Since releasing his Seinfeld mixtape in 2008, Wale has released a number of albums including 2009's 'Attention Deficit' and 'Ambition' in 2011. In recent years he has become an affiliate of Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group, appearing on the group's two 'Self Made' albums in 2011 and 2012 respectively.

Scroll down to watch Jerry Seinfeld discuss working with Wale now.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Tinchy Stryder posts video footage from Chuckle Brothers studio session - watch
U2's Bono defends Apple LP giveaway, says '38 million people' have listened to...
Paul McCartney asks for 'Meat Free Monday' support
The Vaccines' frontman co-writes song with country singer Caitlin Rose - listen
Aphex Twin reveals his kids, wife, mum and dad feature on 'Syro'
Katy B pulls out of gig following brother's death
Royal Blood's Mike Kerr says the idea that rock music is the most authentic genre is...
U2's Bono thinks he has the solution to music piracy and declining album sales
Butthole Surfers drummer picks up 'Yard Of The Month' award in Austin neighbourhood
Julian Casablancas cryptic about future Strokes shows: 'A tour's a great way to destroy...
Jack White takes pop at Foo Fighters during 'Kanye West-esque rant' at Boston gig –...
Miley Cyrus facing possible jail time after being spanked with a Mexican flag
Mark E Smith on Kate Bush: 'I never even liked her first time around'
Papa Roach frontman: 'my uncle kissed me and he gave me herpes'
Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl says he's 'never played a show like this' at...
Seth Rogen hired as Waka Flocka Flame's 'official blunt roller'
Musicians react as Scotland votes in independence referendum
Jay Z fighting lawsuit over use of the word 'oh' in 'Run This Town'
Arcade Fire's Win Butler says he has no plans for retirement
Disclosure and Sam Smith enlist Schoolboy Q for 'Latch' remix – listen
Dr Dre's long-awaited new album will not be called 'Detox'
Iggy Azalea files lawsuit against ex-boyfriend for releasing early masters

More News


Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today