“Let’s Meet Up And Die”: A Timeline Of Blueface And Soulja Boy’s Beef

Here’s a (potentially ongoing) timeline of the online beef between Soulja Boy and Blueface.

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Blueface, Soulja Boy, Verzuz, and an invitation to a shoot-out—bet you didn’t think you would hear these words strung together in 2024. And yet, here we are. 

Two of rap’s most controversial and professional Internet shit starters are currently entangled in a war of words online, and the feud is simultaneously so stupid and funny that it's almost impossible to look away. 

It all started at the end of 2023 when comedy influencer Funny Marco posed the question: Who would win in a battle between Blueface and Soulja Boy? Since then, the two have gone back and forth, jumping from YouTube, to Instagram Live, to X, firing explosive comments at one another about everything from music sales to street creds. 

The feud has escalated in recent weeks. However, it's crucial to understand that Soulja Boy and Blueface excel at the art of generating online drama and discussions. Both artists have a history of provoking conversations through trolling and making controversial statements. Notably, Blueface has garnered significant attention on the internet due to his romantic relationships with ex-girlfriend Chrisean and fiancée Jaidyn Alexis. Soulja Boy has also made headlines for claiming to be the first rapper to start a series of trends from making up new dances to wearing BAPE clothing. In essence, the ongoing feud appears absolutely absurd when considering their shared proficiency in creating shock value. 

Here’s a (potentially ongoing) timeline of the online beef between Soulja Boy and Blueface.

Nov. 12, 2023: Blueface says he would win a Verzuz Battle between him and Soulja Boy

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On an episode of the Open Thoughts podcast on Nov. 12, the show’s host, Funny Marco, asked Blueface who he thought would win a Verzuz battle between him and Soulja Boy. Without pausing, Blueface confidently said, “I can outperform anybody hit for hit.” Funny Marco responded in disagreement, pointing out Soulja Boy’s classic hits, including “Crank Dat” and “Kiss Me Thru the Phone.” But Blueface didn’t budge. 

Dec. 15, 2023: Soulja Boy responds to Blueface’s Verzuz comment

Soulja Boy responds to Blueface saying he would win in a Verzuz battle: “You gonna perform Bustdown Thotiana 5 times” pic.twitter.com/cVgNRBqXDg

— No Jumper (@nojumper) December 15, 2023
Twitter: @nojumper
After Soulja Boy finally caught wind of Blueface’s comments, he hopped on Instagram Live on Dec. 15, with a colorful response. Soulja Boy, again, suggested that Blueface is only known for one song. “You gon’ perform ‘bust down Thotiana’ five times in a row? Cut it out,” he said, trolling. Soulja Boy then proceeded to list his extensive catalog. “Don't make me go into the vault and start pulling shit with Bow Wow and shit,” he continued. “I get to pullin' out shit with Yo Gotti. I get to pulling out shit with [The Game]. You know how many songs I got, buddy? I got songs with Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Trey Songz, Omarion, DJ Khaled. What the fuck?”

Dec. 15, 2023: Blueface claims he had relations with the mother of Soulja Boy’s child

I hit yah Bm already soulja boy ask her who perform better hit for hit 😂

— blueface (@bluefacebleedem) December 15, 2023
Twitter: @bluefacebleedem
Although the feud originally centered the rappers’ music, things escalated when Blueface mentioned Soulja Boy’s family. Quoting a clip of Soulja Boy’s Instagram Live, the “Thotiana” rapper tweeted, “I hit yah Bm already soulja boy ask her who perform better hit for hit.” Soulja Boy and Jackilyn Martinez welcomed their son in Sept. 2022. Blueface continued: “I ain't never told one lie he naming all these people he got song with he don't even know me [and] his Bm made a whole album… My dick is bigger than yours. Came straight from his Bm mouth.”

Dec. 22, 2023: Jackilyn Martinez, the mother of Soulja Boy’s child, sues Blueface for defamation

Blueface’s comments didn’t go over well with Soulja Boy and Martinez, and actually warranted legal action. On Dec. 22, Martinez filed a lawsuit against Blueface, claiming that he made false and defamatory statements about her. There has been no update about the status of the lawsuit since filing.

Jan. 9, 2024: Soulja Boy proposes a face-off with Blueface

Him stomach hurting 🎪 https://t.co/K96sIP0cto

— blueface (@bluefacebleedem) January 7, 2024
Twitter: @bluefacebleedem
Growing tired of the back and forth over the Internet, Soulja decided to kick off 2024 with a new approach. In another Instagram Live session, Soulja Boy to cut the B.S. “Let’s meet up and die. ASAP. Let’s meet right now,” he yelled. “Whenever you see this Live, DM me the addy. Let’s shoot it out.” Blueface seemed more tickled by the proposal instead of scared, responding to the video on X, writing, “[His] stomach hurting.”

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