MONTGOMERY, AL., -- Jubilee CityFest, Alabama's premier music festival is excited to announce Hip Hop artist and dancer Soulja Boy will headline the Miller Lite/Tallapoosa, Riverside and Windcreek Casino & Hotel stage on Friday, May 22, 2009.
Soulja Boy, born in Chicago and raised in Atlanta, Ga. and Batesville, Miss. started his Hip Hop career back in 2007. In December 2007, he released his first single, Crank That (Soulja Boy) part of his album "souljaboytellem.com." In November 2007, Soulja Boy's single Crank That (Soulja Boy) topped the Billboard Hot100 and also appeared in the HBO series Entourage.
The first studio album for Soulja Boy, "Souljaboytellem.com", was released in October 2007 and peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. This album featured popular songs such as Donk, Soulja Girl and Yahhh!
More than a year after his first studio album, Soulja Boy released his second studio album "iSouljaBoyTellem." With the release of his single, Kiss Me Thru the Phone, he again rose to the top of the charts. This single rose to #3 on the Billboard Top 100 and the video peaked at #1 on BET's "106 & Park". Other popular songs from the album are Hey You There, Bird Walk and Turn My Swag On.