Rapper Wale confronted Toronto Raptors TV announcer Matt Devlin during Tuesday’s Washington Wizards-Toronto Raptors in DC game after being mocked on the visiting team’s telecast.
Wale is a Washington DC native and fan of the local sports teams. He was exchanging words with Rudy Gay as the Raptors forward went off for 12 points during the second quarter. The exchange between the two was described on TV by Raptors announcer Matt Devlin, who slighted the rapper in the process.
Devlin emphasized that Wale was a “local” rapper even though the performer is known internationally, and continued to mock him.
“Wale’s inspiring. I’m sure somebody on Twitter can tell me exactly if they’ve heard of Wale. He’s not Drake, that’s for sure.”
Word of Devlin’s trash talk must have gotten back to Wale, because he tweeted at the announcer:
@mattdevlinraps watch ur mouth
— Wale Folarin(@Wale) February 20, 2013
Wale, still apparently upset with Devlin, tried confronting the broadcast team.Google+