14 Rappers Who Play Pokemon Go
Whether or not Pokemon Go is a fad or a permanent institution, it has captured the hearts and minds of people around the globe. Rappers are not immune to its powers, and many have taken to the streets on their quest to catch 'em all. Of course, there are just as many detractors as there are addicts. Charlamagne tha God recently anointed Pokemon Go players his “Donkey of the Day” and many rappers share his sentiment that the game can be dangerous and is a distraction from larger issues at hand.
Mind Palace: The Zen Of Clams Casino
When Clams Casino -- civilian name Mike Volpe -- released his groundbreaking debut mixtape Instrumentals in 2011, he was months away from graduating from Essex County College with a degree to become a physical therapist’s assistant. He was 23 years old at the time, an intern at the hospital in which he was born. He was about to move out of his mom’s house in Nutley, New Jersey, located one hour west of Manhattan, and find a regular job.
My Diamonds They Say Pikachu: 10 Pokemon References In Rap Songs
Whether or not you're playing, you've surely heard of Pokemon Go -- the latest addition to the Pokemon universe for iPhone and Android. The augmented reality game has already spawned countless memes, and strangely, a few instances of robberies, but for the most part, people seem to be loving their ability to catch Pokemon in the real world.
Stream Soulja Boy's New Album "Better Late Than Never"
After releasingf our mixtapes and two albums in 2015,.Soulja Boy has kept a low profile during the first half of 2016 (aside from his heavily publicized $400 million contract/publicity stunt with the World Poker Fund. At last, Soulja Boy blesses the streets with a new project: an album called Better Late Than Never.
10 Infamous Hacking Moments In Rap History
A hacking spree took the internet by storm this past weekend. Industrious hackers seeking revenge, entertainment, or some other perverse pleasure hacked into several prominent social media accounts, including those of Kylie Jenner, Bon Iver, Tenacious D, Keith Richards, Mark Zuckerberg, Drake, and the NFL
Soulja Boy Is Really Selling Knock-Off Adidas NMDs With Light Up Soles
Stephon Marbury isn't the only cat on the block that's producing knock-off Adidas sneakers. Soulja Boy has ripped the Adidas NMD model, ditched the comfy Boost technology, thrown some cheesy lights on the sole and is now attempting to sell them as part of his S. Beezy Lights line. Good luck with all of that. Some highlights in the comment section of his IG post featuring these fugazzi NMDs include:
Soulja Boy Says He Dropped Every Artist From His SODMG Label
Soulja Boy recently caused a lot of confusion by announcing that he'd signed a $400 million deal (a report that was later debunked), and he's now surprised fans once again with news that he's dropped each and every artist from his SODMG label.
Soulja Boy's $400 Million Deal Not Actually Worth $400 Million
It was too good to be true.
Soulja Boy's $400 Million Deal Is Confirmed By The World Poker Fund
At the beginning of the month, Soulja Boy announced that he had signed a lucrative deal to the tune of $400 million. Though there was no reason to doubt Soulja's honesty, the number seemed too big to be true. Last week, he revealed that he had signed a deal with FilmOn TV, the same company that signed (and since suspended) Chief Keef.
Soulja Boy Signs To FilmOnTV (For $400 Million?)
Soulja Boy recently shocked the rap world by claiming that he had signed a deal worth $400 million. If a good percentage of that sum makes it into Soulja's pockets, he'll be one of the richest men in hip-hop. He had said that certain major news outlets would soon be breaking the story on his massive deal, though no further information had become available until now.
Soulja Boy Claims To Have Signed $400 Million Deal
Soulja Boy has been silly rich since he was 17 years old, when his debut single "Crank That" became the No. 1 song in the country. He's still only 25, and in a recent Instagram post, he revealed his net worth to be $25 million. That's also the number that shows up on Soulja Boy's page on CelebrityNetWorth.com. And according to Soulja, that number is about to go way up, as he claims to have just signed a deal worth $400 million.
13 Notable Writing Credits On Beyoncé's "Lemonade"
Any time an event album like Beyoncé's LEMONADE comes around, the writing credits usually get picked apart pretty quickly. Now that we've had a few days with the liner notes, there are definitely quite a few interesting takeaways, some more obvious and talked about than others.
Beyonce's "Lemonade" Credits Include The-Dream, Soulja Boy, Just Blaze, Diplo & More
Beyonce released her sixth album in her usual surprise fashion tonight, as Lemonade appeared on Tidal after the HBO premiere of the "visual album" of the same name. Unsurprisingly, there is a vast array of mega-talented musicians behind Beyonce's latest work. Those who tuned in likely recognized the voices of Kendrick Lamar ("Freedom"), The Weeknd ("6 Inch"), and James Blake ("Forward").
Lil Yachty Is Teaming With Lil B & Soulja Boy For "Pretty Boy Millionaires 2"
If you're old enough to remember the golden age of swag rap, you're very familiar with the Pretty Boy Millionaires, the Only Built 4 Cuban Linx of the sub-genre. For those who don't know, or were unfortunately not paying attention to the movement, the project is a 2010 joint mixtape from Soulja Boy and Lil B, a high-energy, spontaneous collaboration that was often imitated but never replicated, but today, we've learned of plans for a potential sequel, though the message comes courtesy of swag rap-indebted newcomer, Lil Yachty.
The "Internet Rapper" Phenomenon
Since debuting in 2008, XXL's annual Freshman Class feature has had its fair share of questionable choices (such as Kidd Kidd appearing a full eight years after we first heard him on "Mrs. Officer") and flops, not to mention numerous omissions of rappers who've gone onto stardom. It's never exactly been considered a finger-on-the-pulse-type source for new talent, but rather a conversation starter and surface-level barometer for casual hip-hop hobbyists.
Behind The Beat: Mr. 2-17
Mr. 2-17 is Atlanta through-and-through, but despite being only 21 years old, he's not all that concerned with the music coming out of the region today. Hailing from the Eastside of the city known as Zone 6, the young artist grew up in the same area as rap icons like Future and Gucci Mane, but his obsession with ATL rap dates a little further back.
Soulja Boy Got His Gucci Face Tattoo Removed
Sometimes you just have to get a Christmas present for yourself. Soulja Boy decided to splurge on a laser tattoo removal last week, getting rid of his large Gucci forehead tattoo once and for all.
Hoverboard Scammers Swindle Soulja Boy Out Of $175,000
Much of Soulja Boy's Instagram comprises of photos/videos of the rapper zooming around his mansion on his hoverboard. He sells branded "Souljaboards" for $1,500 on his online store. According to a BuzzFeed News report, Soulja Boy has been scammed out $175,000 by hoverboard purchasers using fraudulent credit cards.
Stream Soulja Boy's "King Soulja 4"
Soulja Boy dropped King Soullja 4 this morning, one day ahead of schedule. The album comes just a week after he released his M & M: Money & Music mixtape and two years after he dropped the initial installment of the King Soulja series.
Soulja No Swiping: 6 Times Soulja Boy Stole Another Rapper's Flow
After much investigation, it has been confirmed: Soulja Boy is a swag-jacker. Some may say this is stating the obvious, as Soulja Boy has been incorporating other rappers’ flows into his music for many years. Just by simply typing in "Soulja Boy stole flow" on Twitter’s search bar, you can find dozens of accusations aimed at the "Crank That" rapper for swagger-jacking. However, not until recently, did it become truly apparent. In the past few months alone, Soulja has been called-out for stealing the flows of Big Sean, Future, and Young Thug; but the list goes deeper than that.