Maybach Music Group artist Wale has opened up about returning to speaking terms with ex-rap rival Kid Cudi and why their problems were more complex than just music.
Claiming Cudi personally hit him up, Wale said they both aired out their issues and came to terms with one another.
“We handled it like men,” Wale said in an interview. “That’s my man. We wouldn’t want to keep going on not being friends. I’m about to do my second album, Cudi is working on his rock album. We just felt like it’s time. Like, ‘Man, we used to be cool. We used to hang every day. F*ck all the bullsh*t.’ We both had a little bit of turmoil in our lives, but we’re both in a happy place now. We talk all the time now. We talk about what’s going on in life. The thing about me and him is we always talk about what’s going on beyond music. We always used to do that and now we’re back on that now.” (Complex)
Last month, Wale said his close relationship with Cudi initially sparked their internal feud.
“We’re close friends, and the closer friends you are with somebody the worse the fights [can] be,” Wale said in an interview with Free. “We squashed it. Everything good. He good, he good. He’s taking care of his kid, working hard, working on his new album. He’s working with a lot of the same people, he got a lot of new faces. His circle is significantly smaller, but sometimes that’s what you need to do, reevaluate your circle.” (WPGC 95.5)
In late February, Cudi publicly reached out to Wale.
“@wale yooo,” he tweeted. “its never too late to make things right” (Kid Cudi’s Twitter)
Wale responded back and confirmed the beef was officially dead.
“@wizardcud yo,” Wale replied back. “@wizardcud we back cuz … GOOD x MMG …of course” (Wale’s Twitter)
Check out a recent Wale interview below: