That Way
by Wale (featuring Jeremih & Rick Ross)

Album: Ambition (2011)
Charted: 49

Songfacts®:

  • This is a track from Wale's sophomore album, Ambition. The Washington, DC rapper performs the Lex Luger produced song with label mate Rick Ross and featured guest Jeremih. It was also released as the seventh single from MMG Presents: Self Made, Vol. 1, a collaboration studio album from the Maybach Music Group.
  • The song excerpts and samples Curtis Mayfield's "Give Me Your Love," which featured on the soundtrack of the 1972 movie Super Fly. Ross borrowed from the same tune for the title track of his 2010 Ashes to Ashes mixtape.
  • The Dayo-directed video depicts Wale, Ross and Jeremih living the high life on Miami Beach. It shows the three artists each courting a babe, before at the end of the clip, the trio get together to gaze at the beach.

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