Bow Wow vs. Soulja Boy

Bow Wow vs. Soulja Boy: The Best Generation Win!

If rumors on Twitter are to be believed, Verzuz will host Soulja Boy and Bow Wow this summer. When Souja Boy tweeted, “It’s official,” he meant it. The Verzuz crew has yet to set a date for the fight, but Swizz Beatz shared Soulja Boy’s tweet on Instagram Stories. Even Nevertheless, the upcoming fight between Bow Wow and Soulja Boy has us reminiscing about their tumultuous history over the years.

A lot of highs and lows have been experienced in this friendship. When they’re at their best, the two have written hit songs together, collaborated on a mixtape, and even gone on enormous arena tours. On the other hand, they’ve had their share of terrible experiences, including online fights. It appears, though, that the previous difficulties are behind them now. According to Bow Wow, the fight against Verzuz is going to be greater than life. “It’s like we were meant for each other,” says my brother.

In anticipation of the next Verzuz showdown, we’ve compiled a history of Soulja Boy and Bow Wow’s long-standing friendship and collaboration.

July 2008: Bow Wow Drops “marco Polo” Featuring Soulja Boy

Bow Wow‘s “Marco Polo,” featuring a verse by Soulja Boy, was released on July 15th, 2008. Due to a fight that erupted between Bow Wow and T.I. in late 2008, it was originally supposed to be the album’s lead single, but it was later removed from Bow Wow’s New Jack City II. As a bonus track on the album, “Marco Polo” reached No. 66 on the Billboard Hot 100 in September 2008.

December 2008: Soulja Boy Says Nas Killed Hip-Hop

Bow Wow and Soulja Boy’s friendship has taken a turn for the worst nearly five months after the release of their joint single “Marco Polo.” In an eight-minute video, Soulja Boy made the controversial claim that Nas was responsible for killing hip-hop. “Nas is the nigga that really killed hip-hop. Hip-hop is dead, Soulja Boy declared in a video reference to Nas’ 2006 track “Hip-Hop Is Dead” and althe bum of the same name. In the wake of that, many people began to proclaim that hip-hop was extinct. The world would never have known that hip-hop was dead if Nas hadn’t stated it was. An angry response from Bow Wow was likely to follow.

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January 2009: Bow Wow Responds to Soulja Boy’s Nas Comment

A freestyle by Bow Wow over Jay-“Friend Z’s or Foe” was released on New Year’s Day 2009, in response to Soulja Boy’s Nas comments. This isn’t Soulja Boy, although he did say in the song, “I’d never disrespect Nas.” The sentence was brief, but it seemed to set the stage for a long-running dispute between the two artists.

Feb. 1, 2009: Soulja Boy Disses Bow Wow, Challenges Him to A Race

YouTube user Soulja posted a video of his new white Lamborghini to show off its interior and exterior. As he showed up his receipt, he remarked, “All you rappers out there boasting about what you do, y’all niggas aren’t doing anything.” Soulja Boy and Bow Wow raced each other in their Lamborghinis at the end of the video. “Wow, Lamborghini’s chief executive. No, I’m not called that. His words to the effect of, “Put your pink slip on the motherfucking table” were directed at anyone who claimed to be making money the way they claimed to be. “I’ll give you my pink slip if I lose to you.” That motherfucker is yours to keep.

Feb. 3, 2009: Bow Wow Responds to Soulja Boy’s Lamborghini Challenge

Bow Wow answered to Soulja Boy’s race challenge on YouTube two days later by posting a video of his own. Bow Wow drives his orange Lamborghini through a garage in the video. “Number one, you’ve got the poor man’s Lambo,” exclaims Bow Wow as the doors fly open. When someone orders one of these, they receive exactly what they want. They get the Gallardo when they want the huge dog car like this.” At some point, Bow Wow slammed Soulja’s choice of vehicle, which included a male passenger, and the use of “plastic wheels.” “I could fit your entire career in the back rim of my car,” he boasted. “This isn’t what you’re looking for… There was a time before you were born when I was making money.”

Sept. 26, 2016: Soulja Boy Says He and Bow Wow Squashed Their Beef

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Before long in 2009, Bow Wow and Soulja Boy seemed to be going their separate ways on YouTube. Soulja Boy didn’t declare in an interview until 2016 that he and Drake had resolved their problems. Soulja ascribed the beef to the fact that he was still young and therefore in a different frame of mind. When Soulja and Bow Wow met, he declared, “We straight now,” referring to their new friendship. “Wow. That’s insane.” One of my favourite “home dudes.” A few days later, he said, “I was in his crib just a few days ago. When you’ve been working in this business for a while, you’ll be able to know for sure. You’ll finally be able to get your life back on track once you obtain some genuine money.”

Sept. 27, 2016: Soulja Boy Challenges Bow Wow to Nba 2 K for $20,000

Soulja Boy posted a video on Instagram after their reconciliation in which he challenged Bow Wow and Chief Keef to a game of NBA 2K. If you were to win, you’d take home $20,000 in cash. Bow Wow shot back with a nonchalant sip of wine and the remark, “you know you never defeated me in 2K.” Their NBA 2K feud appeared to be a pleasant one despite the fact that they had a long-running fight over their automobiles.

November 2019: Bow Wow Announces Millenium Tour 2020

Bow Wow and Omarion will headline the second leg of the Millennium Tour beginning in November 2019. Pretty Ricky and the Ying Yang Twins returned, as did Soulja Boy, Sammie, and Lloyd, all of whom made their live debuts on this tour. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tour was initially scheduled to begin on April 18, 2020 and conclude on April 9, 2021.

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March 2021: Bow Wow Says Soulja Boy Deserves His Flowers

Bow Wow praised Soulja Boy in an interview with Hollywood Unlocked: Uncensored, noting that he deserves credit for his effect on hip-hop. According to Bow Wow, Soulja Boy was the “first big digital internet sensation that we saw,” and he was one of the most influential artists of all time. In the wake of Soulja Boy’s criticism of Drake for not acknowledging him, Bow Wow weighed in with a statement of his own. Rapper Drake has a sense of humor, he tweeted on March 17. “The guy snatched my bar and complimented Bow Wow afterward.”