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Last night, the America's Most Wanted tour kicked off in Scranton, Pennsylvania with blistering sets from Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Drake and the artist celebrating a birthday today: Soulja Boy. The man known on his tax returns as DeAndre Ramone Way was born today in 1990, making one of the most buzzed-about MCs in the game a mere 19 years old. Soulja exploded onto the scene back in 2007 when his hit "Crank That" (and the dance associated with said song) went from an underground hit to a chart-topping smash and ended up netting him a Grammy nomination.
Though "Crank That" had the DNA of a novelty hit, Soulja Boy managed to defy the odds with his follow-up album iSoulJaBoyTellEm, which he dropped late last year and made way for the hits "Turn My Swag On" and "Kiss Me Thru the Phone." In addition to his work as a rapper, he's also shown »
- Kyle Anderson
Miami rapper Pitbull, the man behind the ridiculously hot single "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)," will release his new album "Rebelution" on Sept. 1 via his Polo Grounds Music imprint in conjunction with RCA. The set will include that song, plus his other single "Hotel Room Service." Pitbull has tapped producers like Jim Jonsin (Lil Wayne, T.I.), Lil Jon, Mr. Collipark, Play N Skillz and the Neptunes to round out the set. Check out our thoughts on "I Know You Want Me" here. Pitbull will be on tour all summer, dates below. June 7 - Wspk ShowPoughkeepsie, NY June »
- Katie Hasty
2 items from 2009
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