Soulja Boy Apologizes for Offeneding the U.S. Army

Posted by at 11:44 am on September 7, 2011

Rapper Soulja Boy apologized on Tuesday for lyrics that offended some U.S. Army soldiers, but media outlets reported that stores run by the military will not carry his new album because of the song.

Soulja Boy, in a video posted online for a song called “Let’s Be Real,” rapped the lyrics “Fuck the FBI and fuck all the Army troops/Fighting for what?/Bitch be your own man.”

Soulja Boy backed away from his lyrics in the song “Let’s Be Real,” in a blog post on Tuesday at, a website founded by hip hop mogul Russell Simmons.

“When I expressed my frustration with the U.S. Army, not only did my words come out wrong, I was wrong to even speak them,” Soulja Boy wrote in the post.

The 21-year-old rapper, whose given name is DeAndre Cortez Way, first gained fame with online postings of his songs and his “Crank That” dance demonstration.

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