Soulja Boy Threatening The Life Of Chief Keef Over Social Media [Update: Keef Responds, Soulja Claims He's Been Hacked]
Earlier in the month, GBE Rapper BallOut (who Soulja has worked with) allegedly stole one of Soulja Boy's chains, an accomplishment he later bragged about over twitter.
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.
Soulja Boy & Gillie Da Kid Threaten To Slap One Another On Twitter [Update: Soulja Boy Sends More Shots]
The other day, Gillie Da Kid posted an image to his Instagram, calling out rappers who wear fake diamonds. While the post seemed to be a fairly general casting of shade, the final hashtag in the rapper's caption pointed to one person in particular, where Gillie wrote, "N I Got 1 N I'm Lookin 4 U Niggaz!!!! #HideNseek #Ctfuuu #ImaCatchUniggaz #souljaboyassniggaz."
Rapper-Endorsed Actavis Cough Syrup Ceases Production
If you listen to current rap music, you may have heard the brand Actavis name-dropped a couple of times. Artists such as ASAP Rocky, Soulja Boy, Migos, Future, Ab-Soul, and more have mentioned the cough syrup in songs and interviews, as the Codeine and Promethazine-based medication is the key ingredient in popular drug concoction, 'lean'. While the brand has undoubtedly profited from recreational use, the company has decided to stop distributing the product due to continued promotion of its unlawful use.
Soulja Boy And K. Michelle Beef On Twitter
A few weeks removed from Soulja Boy claiming he had relations with K. Michelle, the former "Love & Hip-Hop" star has denied the comments live on The Breakfast Club. “You can giggle on these nuts," said Michelle. "Let me tell you something, Soulja Boy, cause I know you’re gonna hear this. What you’re not gonna do is lie on my hot pocket. When I do something, I say I did it and that’s what it is. So that giggling… We don’t wanna giggle about that transgender in Atlanta. Giggle, giggle, now crank that. You don’t play when it comes to me and my hot pocket.
Soulja Boy Says He's Going To Jail
Soulja Boy was arrested in Los Angeles the other month for carrying a loaded gun, which the cops noticed when they pulled him over for running a stop sign. Soulja responded later that the police did not have probable cause, in addition, the rapper's manager claimed Soulja had no idea there was a gun in the car.
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.
Chief Keef Tweets Out What He Alleges Is Soulja Boy's Phone Number, Then Admits It's Not His
Beef could be brewing once more between Chief Keef and Soulja Boy. It's almost been a year since the two took their beef public, with Keef tweeting out Soulja Boy's phone number, and Soulja in turn threatening the Chicago rapper. This all seemed to stem from a GBE rapper allegedly stealing one of Soulja's chains. Soulja later claimed his social accounts had been hacked, and it seemed to end there.
Soulja Boy "Mad As Hell" Over Actavis Discontinuation, Petitioning To Bring It Back
Actavis announced last week that they would be taking their promethazine-codeine cough syrup off the shelves, citing the "unlawful and dangerous use" of the product as the reasoning behind it. Seeing that rappers are constantly promoting the recreational use of the medication in their raps (generally as part of the syrup-fueled concoction, "lean"), their reasoning made sense, but rappers have been pretty divided in their stance on the discontinuation.
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.
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").
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.
Soulja Boy Says He Inspired The "Every Single Chain" Line On Drake's "Started From The Bottom"
One of the most commonly cited, quoted and laughed-about Drake lyrics is the almost impossibly arrogant "I wear every single chain, even when I'm in the house" in "Started From The Bottom." Ringing a little hyperbolic when rapped by Drizzy, the lyric seemed slightly out of character for the usually-relatively-humble rapper, and now we may know why: it was inspired by Soulja Boy.
Soulja Boy Reveals He's Working With Lil Wayne On "Tha Carter V" & Diddy On "MMM"
Soulja Boy has been getting some love from big rappers lately, specifically the YMCMB camp. After Drizzy Drake hopped on his track "We Made It" and inspired a million freestyle/remixes that followed, the lean-loving rapper also connected with Nicki Minaj for "Yasss Bish!!!"
Review: Soulja Boy's "Life After Fame"
July 30th approached quickly for Soulja Boy. Originally announced as an album, Life After Fame arrived at its release date with little to no hype. Instead of pushing the album back, the “Crank That” rapper delivered a nineteen-track mixtape with zero features. Recent singles “We Ready” and “Ridin’ Round” are nowhere to be found on the tracklist. Everything about the project, including the cover art, seemed to be changed last minute.
Nothing Was The Same: Ranking Drake's Remixes
With yesterday's remix of Fetty Wap's "My Way," we're getting that feeling that this summer's gonna be Drizzy season yet again. Drizzy had the most successful 2014 of anyone who didn't put out an album, and he did it by dropping impromptu remixes on the ever-fashionable OVO soundcloud. First, the TOPSZN boys bumped up Tinashe's "2 On" to level 6, and, then, weekdays were forever changed as he flexed his vocals to the max on iLoveMakonnen's "Tuesday."
Soulja Boy Defends Justin Bieber, Says He's Not Racist
Justin Bieber caught a scandal over the weekend, when footage of the Biebz at the age of 15 surfaced where the pop star used the n-word in a joke. Bieber has since issued a formal apology, which we posted yesterday, and now a Bieber friend, Soulja Boy, has come to his defense.
Soulja Boy Talks About Going To Jail
Soulja Boy isn't scared of jail, or so he says. He sat down with XXL and said: "I ain't scared. It just is what it is. I done been to jail before, but not for this long of a time...So, it is what it is. I gotta deal with life...I've had a lot of success. I just look at this as a minor bump. I'll get focused back on the music after it's over with." However, he feels targeted about the whole ordeal.
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.
8 Rappers' Face Tattoo Evolution
Yesterday Lil Wayne showed off several new tattoos, all of which were on his face.