Tag: soulja boy

Soulja Boy Won’t Perform At The Clippers Game After He Was Arrested For Violating His Probation

Getty Image   Friday night’s game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Chicago Bulls at Staples Center is a quietly important one for the home squad, as the Clippers are pushing to make the postseason and have to pick up wins over already-eliminated teams like the Bulls. For an added bonus to the L.A. fans […]

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Drake DMed Soulja Boy To Patch Things Up After Soulja’s ‘Draaake?’ Meme Went Viral

Getty Image Soulja Boy has been on a bit of a press tear lately, beginning with his meme-spawning viral interview with The Breakfast Club in January in which he accused the international star of appropriating his flow to blow up. Since then, Soulja Boy’s influence on hip-hop has received a critical re-evaluation while Soulja himself […]

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Amid Calls to Boycott Gucci, Collaborator Dapper Dan Takes a Stand

Dapper Dan attends the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on May 21, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Brian Ach (Getty Images for The New School) One of the biggest fashion stories of 2018 was the unlikely union of groundbreaking designer Daniel “Dapper Dan” Day and one-time nemesis Gucci. After being called out for sending its own […]

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T.I. And Soulja Boy Encourage Fans To Boycott Gucci Following Blackface Controversy

Getty Image T.I and Soulja Boy took to Instagram to call for a boycott of Gucci after the designer label released sweaters which critics claim resembles blackface. Gucci has since apologized for the sweater, stating, “We consider diversity to be a fundamental value to be fully upheld, respected, and at the forefront of every decision […]

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T.I., Soulja Boy, and Others Call for Gucci Boycott After Blackface Scandal: ‘Apology Not Accepted’

Photo: Jordan Strauss (Invision/Associated Press) I would imagine this puts trap extraordinaire Gucci Mane in quite the precarious situation, but a host of rappers, creators, and otherwise influential individuals are letting it be none that their allegiances to luxury brand Gucci are a thing of the past. On Thursday, Gucci got dragged to Pluto and […]

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Soulja Boy Denies The Kidnapping Accusations Against Him, Calling Them ‘100 Percent Fabricated’

Getty Image Soulja Boy vehemently denied the kidnapping accusations against him through TMZ, saying that they are “100% fabricated.” According to sources close to Soulja, the rapper never saw the woman who accused him of tying her to a chair in his garage for six hours. The story offered by the woman, identified as “Kayla” […]

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Soulja Boy’s Drake Rant Gets Immortalized As A Wall-Spanning Mural In San Antonio

Getty Image When Soulja Boy shouted “Draaake?” during a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, he launched a massively viral internet meme that now lives on as local art. 27-year-old artist Colton Valentine immortalized the pop culture moment with a wall-spanning mural on the side of the Supremes Sports Bar in his native San Antonio, […]

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Kendall Jenner And Soulja Boy May Be Subpoenaed In A Lawsuit For Promoting The Fyre Festival

Getty Image With the recent release of not just one, but two documentaries about the disastrously failed Fyre Festival, the various lawsuits and criminal cases that resulted from the festival’s fraudulent activity are back in the news. TMZ reports that models Bella Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski, and Kendall Jenner may expect subpoenas for their participation in […]

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You Do the Math: Can You Spot the 7 Layers of Appropriation in Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings? 

Screenshot: Ariana Grande (YouTube) Let’s play a game! If you read The Glow Up regularly, you know we regularly call out appropriation when and where we see it—even when it’s (unfortunately) our own folks. That said, you’d be amazed at how much we leave on the table; simply because there’s too much of it to […]

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Vince Staples Accused Soulja Boy’s Critics Of Being Racist On His Radio Show

Getty Image   Soulja Boy has been all over our feeds lately. To many, the 28-year-old rapper is a star of yesteryear, a brief, albeit memorable internet moment, that produced the now classic “Crank That (Soulja Boy).” In recent weeks, however, Soulja has reemerged to proclaim that he’s now hotter than ever and fervently assert […]

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10 Thoughts About Soulja Boy’s Awesome and Entertaining Appearance on The Breakfast Club

Photo: Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images) If you live under a (non-cocaine) rock, there’s a better than 100 percent chance that you were confused as to why Soulja Boy (is it still Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em?) was all over your social media timelines on Wednesday. It is the year of our lord 2019—why in West […]

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Soulja Boy: Drake, LeBron James, Chris Brown Have All Beefed With Him

Getty Drake attends Wimbledon. Back in 2007, Soulja Boy’s Crank That was  a number one hit. It was also on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and he was listend on Forbes’ list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings of 2010 for earning $7 million for that year. With all of that success….Guess what? Soulja Boy taught Drake a […]

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Jay Electronica Came Out Of Twitter Retirement To Respond To Soulja Boy’s Claim About Drake

Getty Image Soulja Boy set off a huge debate about his legacy and influence today when he made the outrageous claim that Drake copied his style on Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club morning show. Wondering why he didn’t have a similar comeback to Meek Mill last year, he went off on a tangent that included […]

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Soulja Boy Tells ‘Em… He Taught Drake Everything He Knows?

Rapper Soulja Boy attends BET ‘Music Moguls’ premiere event on June 27, 2016 in West Hollywood, California.Photo: Maury Phillips (Getty Images for BET) So, I was lollygagging on Twitter (half my job, half bullshitting) minding my timeline’s business when I saw “Soulja Boy” in the trending column. One of the possibilities was his reported beef […]

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Brett Favre, Soulja Boy Tricked Into Recording Videos For White Supremacist Group

Photo: Hannah Foslien/Mark Davis (Getty Images) A group of celebrities… and Soulja Boy were duped into recording video messages with anti-semitic dog whistles for a hate group, under the pretense that the messages were for a veterans group. According to Buzzfeed, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre; slightly off-center comedian Andy Dick and legendary […]

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Brett Favre and Soulja Boy Unwittingly Record Videos With Coded Anti-Semitism

Brett Favre, the former N.F.L. quarterback, has developed a focus on veterans in his life after football: He spoke at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games this year, and he recently teamed up with a group that trains shelter dogs and places them with veterans struggling with post-combat stress and anxiety. So when he received a […]

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