The Gifted is the third studio album by American rapper Wale. The album was released on June 25, 2013 in the United States by Maybach Music Group and Atlantic Records. The album features guest appearances from Meek Mill, Cee Lo Green, Yo Gotti, Lyfe Jennings, Nicki Minaj, Juicy J, Rihanna, Ne-Yo, Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, and Tiara Thomas among others. The album was supported by four official singles— "Bad", "LoveHate Thing", "Bad" and "Clappers". Upon its release The Gifted received generally positive reviews from music critics. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 158,000 copies in its first week of release. As of October 2013, the album has sold over 323,000 copies in the United States.