Watch Soulja Boy: The Movie
- 1 hr 32 min
Soulja Boy: The Movie delves into the personal and professional life of the rap artist known as Soulja Boy. Born DeAndre Cortez Way, Soulja Boy came in to mainstream popularity when his wildly popular song "Crank Dat (Soulja Boy)", and equally as popular signature dance, debuted in 2007. "Crank Dat (Soulja Boy)" stayed on the Billboard Hot 100 list at number one for seven consecutive weeks. Take a head-bopping and insightful trek through this documentary/concert style movie of DeAndre's life, his music, and his career. Directed by Peter Spirer, this movie meanders through the back-story of who DeAndre Way is, where he comes from, and how he has waded through many successes and failures to his current fame and celebrity. Enjoy video footage from his early days and current footage from his present successful career as we enter the life of a hard-working, bigger-than-life rapper who gives it all up for his dreams of fame and money. In this movie, DeAndre Way works hard to digitally connect on social networking sites and forums. Through tireless self-promotion of his albums and word-of-mouth from his loyal fans, Soulja Boy is finally signed and is able to become the famous rapper he is today. Soulja Boy: The Movie shows DeAndre's adventure through rap rivalries young and old, and watches him go from rags to riches in this true story of a boy from the 'hood that made it to the big time. Using a mixture of pre-recorded video and real time video, this movie explores the ups and downs and craziness of a modern rap star in today's society. Soulja Boy: The Movie is a fun, lyrical and musical trip into the real and often misunderstood life of an American rap celebrity.