It was supposed to be a good day for DeAndre “Soulja Boy” Way. His brand new documentary about his rise to fame- aptly titled “Soulja Boy: The Movie” – is in stores now. He was scheduled to participate in several promotional events and interviews to support it’s release throughout the day. Unfortunately, at the time of this posting, he is in a jail in Temple, Georgia after being taken into custody by law enforcement this morning.
The AJC reports that during a routine traffic stop for a moving violation, police uncovered large amounts of marijuana, cash, and at least one gun. Soulja and 4 other men who were with him in the vehicle are set to stand before a judge in a few moments to be charged with felony possession of marijuana, felony possession of a weapon in commision of a crime and possession with intent to distribute.
Soulja Boy has had his fair share of public gaffes lately, but this one is bound to have far worse consequences than the rest. I’ve never really been a fan of dude’s music, but nevertheless hate to see this happen. Since he’s been in the game, I’ve always wondered where his parents were. It seemed to me that he always had a team of kids around him…and that’s not always the best idea.
The story is still developing, so stay tuned…