Ambition
by Wale

Album: Ambition (2011)
Charted: 81
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Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track and sixth single released from DC rapper Wale's second album. The song features his Maybach Music Group label mate, Meek Mill and boss Ricky Ross, whilst Canadian producer Tyler "T-Minus" Williams (Lil Wayne's "She Will" and DJ Khaled's "I'm On One,") provides the beat. Both the single and album were released on November 1, 2011.
  • The song finds the three rappers spitting about how ambition is what kept them going as they struggled during their early days.

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