Thu, 31 July 2008 23:25:25 ET
Rapper Soulja Boy is sharing about his effort in recording his upcoming album.
is busy preparing the release of his upcoming album, "iSouljaBoy". The 18-years-old rapper revealed that he has been working with renown record producer, Polow Da Don, saying "I worked with Polow [Da Don] on this album. He did the first single. I remember last year, touring, 'Crank That' would be on the radio every five minutes. I was like, 'Man!' This is exactly what this album is gonna do: straight takeover!"
Talking about his effort, the "Yahhh!" singer commented, "I did production on this one. I accepted a lot of beats from underground cats on this album." He added, "I just shoot my e-mail out on the hip sites. I play off by ear, not off who's doing it. I like music."
Soulja, who will launch his own brand of sneakers to go along with the release of "iSouljaBoy", also talks about the reason he wants to be a rapper. "It was 50 Cent
's 'In Da Club. When I seen that, I was like, 'That's what I wanna do,'" he said.
Soulja's track "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" successfully reached the first place on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In the meantime, the same song brought him to be nominated for Best Rap Song at the 50th Grammy Awards.
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