News of his imminent departure comes just days after the hip-hop star admitted that he felt uncertain about his future in music.
"I'm already looking for other avenues and things to do," he told the Baltimore Sun. "This music [expletive] isn't really fun no more. It's not fun going everywhere and everybody saying, 'You're so underrated!"
According to the 30-year-old DC native, born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, he does not get the credit that he deserves and is tired of being constantly sidestepped.
The Ambition hit maker, whose parents originate from the Nigeria, announced his plans to move to his 4 million Twitter followers.
"[The lyrical content] is abundantly there, but they'll be like, 'Aww naw,'" Wale said. "And then Kendrick will write the same thing in another way and they'll say 'this is the greatest ever.'
"We're all telling our stories in different ways. But soon enough, I'm going to let them have it and not do it no more."