Soulja Boy Tell 'Em Dissed Right Back by U.S. Military (Video)
Army Combat Veteran Sgt Dunson responds to the controversial “Let’s Be Real” lyrics with his own video titled “Change Your Name.”
Sgt Dunson, a U.S. Army Combat Veteran and aspiring rapper, had some choice words for Soulja Boy after a video titled “Let’s Be Real” went viral on Monday, Sept. 5. The track stirred controversy for featuring the lyrics “F*** the FBI and f*** all the army troops.”
“Soulja Boy Tell ‘em made a song dissing the U.S. Army can you believe that,” Dunson wrote on his personal website. “What an ungrateful little f****er. This is my response video.”
Dunson calls for Soulja Boy (born: DeAndre Cortez Way) to change his famous moniker, which is ironically a play on the word “soldier.” A few of the rhymes included in his response are:
“The kid got rich/ His name’s out there/ While my soldiers’ in a ditch buried out there/ Why ya’ll don’t even care/ Still supporting his s***/ You can’t call yourself a soldier if you ain’t been through it.”
Souljia Boy apologized to the troops on Tuesday in an essay on GlobalGrind.com.
“When I expressed my frustration with the US Army, not only did my words come out wrong, I was wrong to even speak them. So, I write this to give my sincerest apology to all members of the United States military services, as well as their families that were offended by my most recent lyrics,” he said.
“As a young man who grew up in the post-9/11 era, I have watched our country fight two wars that seem like they are never going to end,” he continued. “I have seen thousands and thousands of our brave men and women get killed in battle and often times, I think for what? A lot of people in this country are struggling to make ends meet and I think a lot about what if we had never gone to war.”
Watch the response video below. Warning: Strong Language.