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“Mr. Wendal” is a single released by influential rap group Arrested Development in 1993, from their most commercially successful album, 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of….

The song was written about the plight of the homeless and encourages people not to ignore them just because of their status or how they look.

The song reached #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US, which is one of their highest positions and, a month earlier, reached #4 in the UK Singles Chart, continuing the group’s string of hits in both countries.

During a performance of the song in 1993, members of the homeless
community were invited on stage during the performance, furthering the
message of the song.

In 2004, Q named it the 9th Worst Rap Song of All-Time

Mr. Wendal

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