Wale on Why He Left Roc Nation Management Wale was on the podcast, Drink Champs. He shared why he is no longer signed to Roc Nation Management. He shared a story about being on tour with J.Cole. Wale was opening for him at the time. Somebody in my circle was like, ‘you losing like five grand every time you go on stage. I couldn’t make sense of it. I just really had a meltdown and I remember I just quit the tour. It’s been all love since. I learned a lot from them and Jay is still my idol. What is the hardest life lesson you ever had to learn?