Soulja Boy Mourns Death of His Brother After Car Crash
Soulja Boy is currently mourning the loss of his younger brother, following a fatal car crash. The distraught rapper -- born DeAndre Cortez Way -- posted the news on his Twitter page on Monday (March 21). "at home crying my eyes out I can't believe my Lil bro is gone... today is so not my day.. RIP lil brother love you always :( [sic]," the Atlanta rapper tweeted.
No specific details have emerged about the crash, but according to another tweet from one of Soulja Boy's business associates, the tragic accident happened on Sunday night (March 20). His manager, Miami Mike wrote, "The Flags are @ Half Staff @ the Offices of SODMG & PTE, R.I.P. to @Souljaboy little brother who passed-way in a auto crash last nite :-("
Just hours earlier, the 20-year-old rapper was celebrating the release of his latest mixtape, '1UP,' which was released as a free download for fans. Soulja Boy released his fourth studio album, 'The DeAndre Way,' in December 2010.