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Soulja Boy Doubles Down that He Inspired Drake’s Swag: ‘The People Have to Know’

Soulja Boy feels that he’s basically responsible for all the biggest stars in hip-hop, and is listing the reasons why he’s the “Godfather” of hip-hop.

We ran into Soulja Boy Tell’Em in NYC after his Wednesday morning interview with The Breakfast Club, where he also went in on Kanye West. The “Crank That” star doesn’t hold back when asked about Drake stealing his swag. “I know he did, check the Instagram,” Soulja confidently said while pointing out lyrics he claims Drizzy copied verbatim.

Even though he’s making it known Drake jacked his vibe, Soulja says, “I respect him.” He claims there’s no beef, but, “the people have to know where the swag and drip came from.”

Soulja laughs at critics who have never taken him seriously throughout his career, and also revealed that rappers like Ice-T and Snoop Dogg were very hard on him during his early years.

Still, he takes it all in stride while listing off the 5 artists he think are the best in rap. If you guessed Soulja just named himself 5 different ways as the greatest, then you would be wrong … he also listed Drake.