The song received a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song at the 50th Grammy Awards but lost to Kanye West's song "Good Life".
On January 6, 2008, it became the first song ever to sell 3 million digital copies in the US.
Soulja Boy later said singer Teyana Taylor -- who he claimed to be dating at the time -- divulged the news about his newfound friendship with Rihanna to Brown. “Same s--t he doing now with Karrueche, but way back then he wasn’t snorting so much coke."While Soulja Boy has already started his training with Mayweather, rapper 50 Cent claims he enlisted Mike Tyson to serve as Brown's trainer for a boxing match reportedly taking place in March.
This allegedly pushed Brown to get on the phone with Soulja Boy. In a recent Instagram video, 50 called Tyson and recruited him to join them as an ally in efforts to defeat Soulja Boy and company.
I want to bring black people together, but you gotta get your ass whooped, my n---a. We just brought in a new year and this is what we doing??
She the biggest R&B artist and she just got humiliated.
' You can come to the show.'" He said the two even smoked and watched at one point, and that Rihanna told him about her altercation with Brown.
"Crank That (Soulja Boy)" is the debut single by American rapper Soulja Boy Tell'em.
It served as the lead single from his debut studio album, (2007) and accompanies the Soulja Boy dance.