The Struggle Files: Soulja Boy Resorts To Selling Tweets To Make Ends Meet [PHOTO]

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tumblr_m6jralTfH71rzjvvgo1_500 Life is getting hard for Soulja Boy—so much so that he's now selling off his ...

Life is getting hard for Soulja Boyso much so that he's now selling off his tweets just to make ends meet. The struggle has hit a new low.

Word has it that the Atlanta rapper who boasts over 5 million Twitter followers will give shout outs, retweets, and verses so long as the price is right. For $1.99 he'll follow you, but for the big spenders looking to buy a beat that'll cost a cool $10,000.

Less than six years ago, “Crank That was the talk of the ‘Net, and his debut album sold nearly a million copies. By 2007, he made it to No. 18, on Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, bringing in $7 million.

In the years since, musically he's faltered. His last album, The Deandre Way sold an embarrassing 13,360 copies in its first week, which he blamed on his label. “Honestly, I shut down for a week [after my album dropped],”  he told Complex magazine after the album's release. “I wasn't talking to nobody, I wasn't talking to management, and I wasn't talking to the label. I wasn't picking up nobody's calls. I went like that for a week. I was in a state of confusion. I needed answers…the label only shipped like 18,000 copies [of the album]. So I wasn't able to do gold first week or even 100k, none of that. They only put like 8,000 units in Best Buy. It was crazy.

But even still, has it really gotten that bad that homie has to sell tweets? Can't he get a reality show….Shawty Low did it.

Click below to see the price list.

 

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  • seveneightyseven

    lol

  • princess1

    Omg

  • 400 DGreez

    Damn.

  • Calikid805

    Didn't this guy just say to Lil'Scrappy that "it takes money to go to war" looks like he's the one who can't put up the bill

  • tay raw

    Should've put some away

  • tay raw

    Should've put some away

  • JB

    Go away already...

  • RAGE

    Soulja boy is time you work like a normal person the sooner you realize that the better off u will be.

    • Campbell Dustin

      He is a music artist and producer. Those are 2 jobs.

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.liulamaga.9 John Liulamaga

    Didn't he buy a plane? lol

  • Avril

    Guess he shouldn't have put down the military or messed with ice T

  • smokey

    Thats what happens when u talkdown on those who paved the way for u. Ice T and BowWow get the last laugh ja ja ja

    • thatgirlfromOH

      Not really. Bow owes a limo company 1500 for an unpaid tab.

      I didn't think celebs still rode in limos. Hmph. *shrugs*

  • thatgirlfromOH

    Damnnn. Then that gif pic up there rubs salt in the wound lol

  • http://twitter.com/apaniclassic Apani.B.Official

    its a mktg business and MANY celebs sell tweets. he aint knockin grannys over the skull so give him a break

  • REALOG

    IT FUNNY WHEN BROKE WEBSITE OWNERS TALK ABOUT HOW BROKE RAPPERS R, AND POST TO A BUNCH OF BROKE PEOPLE TALKING *****1

    • poopooschloang

      gaaah damn it's about time someone figured that out

  • Mr i died laughin at you

    lol ms universe aint even callin him her baby no mo she done went to trey songz den on to rea life

  • JJ

    ..."resorts to selling tweets to make ends MEAT:... REALLY? Ends meat? You people are morons! Go to school! Bunch of inbred no brain idiots.

  • Campbell Dustin

    I'm not at all a SB fan, but this is still very sad. The music industry overworks their artists, and takes complete advantage of their lack of business education. This kid should have been provided a good lawyer and an adviser that actually knew what he/she was doing. Many of these kids in the hip hop industry come out of poverty, from families with no education of corporate America. The successful vets should do a better job of mentoring the youth. Curtis Jackson (50 Cent) does this for some of the new guys, so does Andre Young (Dr. Dre). We need more.

  • Cheryl

    is...he...serious?

  • NA NA

    [Eddie Cane Voice] I still got it fellas!!!! Listen to this- nights like this I wish...that rain drops will ff ffff fff faaaalllll (cough, cough)!

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