Posts Tagged ‘soulja boy’

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]

Thriller 188 Million Views Away From Most Watched Video Online EVER

The world truly deserves to have Michael Jackson usurp an inane Soulja Boy and an annoying Beyoncé single to become the most watched online video of all time. Make it happen people: Thriller has found its popularity only heighten after the pop star’s unexpected death at the end of June. According to Visible Measures, the […]

Fatwa Declared Against Qur’an Ringtones, Duh

At first I thought this whole story was inane, but then I was reminded of people who would actually be very likely to put aayats from the Qur’an as their ringtone. If you are willing to lower the final word of God to the level of Soulja Boy, Mims, and Flo Rida then you deserve […]

Soulja Boy Tells ‘Em?

Remember when Soulja Boy made that comment about the slave masters making all his ice and tattoos possible? Well, now he is trying to crank that back by claiming he was joking the whole time. Well, Toure has something the old sarcasm defense: “Let me be clear: I was looking into Soulja Boy’s eyes when […]

Soulja Boy Can’t Crank This Back

People have been saying for awhile now that Flavor Flav is the minstrel man of the contemporary entertainment industry, and this statement solidifies Soulja Boy is the Uncle Tom of the music industry: Then came Soulja Boy Tell Em. I asked him, “What historical figure do you most hate?” He was stumped. I said, “Others […]