21-year-old rapper Soulja Boy went from teen idol to “thug” seemingly overnight. Crediting Zone 1′s Simpson Road, Atlanta, as a major influence in his life, it was expected right?

After making songs with excessive explicit lyrics, tattooing his face and becoming increasingly comfortable with smoking weed, he quickly fell out off mainstream media’s radar – similar to most former teen stars. He’s become a skinnier Gucci Mane.