- Date of Birth:
- July 28, 1990
- 5' 9"
Soulja Boy (born DeAndre Cortez Way on July 28, 1990, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American rapper. He rose to fame with his 2007 sing “Crank That (Soulja Boy). The song was initially self-published to the internet and became a #1 hit in the United States. He’s released three studio albums thus far: Souljaboytellem.com, iSouljaBoyTellem, and The DeAndre Way. He’s also known for his feuds with Ice-T, Chris Brown, Bow Wow, and more.
Best Known For:
Soulja Boy is best known for his 2007 debut single “Crank That (Soulja Boy).”
Soulja Boy was robbed and beaten in his home on Dec. 30, 2008. His little brother, Deion Jenkins, was killed in a car crash in 2011.