Over the weekend, Soulja Boy and Bow Wow took turns on Instagram sharing the albeit random news that not only did they link up to create a joint album, but that the project would promptly be dropping today (October 25).
Now that their selected date has arrived, it turns out that these two former foes weren't playing around: the project exists. The 11-track tape, Ignorant S**t, is definitely a wild card of a release, and fans on Twitter aren't totally sure what to do with it, besides, well, poke fun at it, while others hesitantly admit it's "actually good."
The project comes eight years after Soulja Boy and Bow Wow first linked up on the track "Marco Polo." The song ended up being dropped from Bow Wow's New Jack City II album due to a very public feud that unfolded shortly after recording.
Not only that, but back in August, Bow Wow announced that he was retiring from rap music altogether, which obviously, as of today, is no longer true.
With the project now released into the wild, it seems to have everyone either scratching their heads or celebrating it for what it is worth.
Take a look at some of the mixed reactions fans are having in the tweets below.
Bow Wow and Soulja Boy project.....the best idea of 2007.— Metroplex Boomin (@soundwave803) October 25, 2016
Soulja Boy a legend. Bow Wow not so much— Let Me Flourish (@GetEmSmit) October 25, 2016
Why soulja boy and bow wow just drop a mixtape I'm done lol— Blue Benjis (@WaterWhipWizard) October 25, 2016
Soulja Boy is a pioneer. There was a time when Bow Wow was the Justin Bieber for black people.— Dasia Monét (@VirgoDaj_) October 25, 2016
To this day they're never not working.
Soulja Boy & Bow Wow got a mixtape out 🤔— Bob 🤘🏾 (@YOUNGOGBOB) October 25, 2016
Bow Wow & Soulja Boy really dropped a mixtape omg lmaoooo— Let Me Flourish (@GetEmSmit) October 25, 2016
Say y'all don't laugh at me but....that Soulja boy and bow wow tape not that bad lol— theCЯEW Members Only (@SmokeeRobinson4) October 25, 2016
wow. Bow Wow and Soulja Boy deadass came out with a joint mixtape. I thought that was a joke— Aaliyah (@ImHypeWHO) October 25, 2016
I'm lowkey here for the bow wow and Soulja boy tape ; 10 years too late ? You betcha . For the culture? Absolutely— M-A (@MileHighMusik) October 25, 2016
ebro really just referred to soulja boy and bow wow as 'legends'. thats enough twitter for today.— Papa Dom (@DomMahoney) October 25, 2016
Soulja Boy & Bow Wow dropped a whole list of trash music to listen to today & can't wait to hear it (:— lil' water gun (@Twerk4Tokens) October 25, 2016
new soulja boy bow wow gonna have me at work tomorrow like this pic.twitter.com/kPAaPnBgej— educated shrimp (@yaperboi) October 25, 2016
Y'all listen to Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Boat, and all them other randoms but mad at Bow Wow and Soulja Boy for making a joint EP. 🤔🤔🤔— Jamisha (@ItMustBJAM) October 25, 2016
Soulja Boy & Bow Wow are dropping a project together to distract us from the elections #staywoke— Julie (@LA_masala) October 25, 2016
Just when we thought 2016 couldn't get any worse Bow Wow and Soulja Boy release a joint mixtape 🤔— Nigel Zeff (@nigelandrewzeff) October 25, 2016
I swear i am not trolling. Bow wow and Soulja boy are IMPORTANT parts of Hip Hop history regardless if you "like" them. They legends.— Veteran Freshman (@yusufyuie) October 25, 2016
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