Rapper Soulja Boy jailed in Georgia

 

Rapper Soulja Boy (“Turn My Swag On”) is in a Georgia jail cell this morning, according to TMZ, after being arrested for marijuana possession.

The rapper, born DeAndre Cortez Way, was pulled over at 3 a.m. in an Escalade with four other men for a routine traffic violation. In addition to what is being described as "a substantial amount of marijuana", police found guns and $70,000 in cash. Everyone in the car was arrested and taken to Carroll County Jail.

Soulja Boy first shot to fame with his song and video “Crank That” which introduced his signature Superman dance.

Recently he has been embroiled in controversy because his song “Let’s Be Real” has been widely interpreted as criticizing U.S. servicemen and women. It has spurred dozens of angry response videos on the internet.

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