Soulja Boy is officially a free man! DeAndre Cortez Way, also known as Soulja Boy was released from L.A. County jail on Saturday night around 11 PM ET. The Crank Dat rapper’s release was due to overcrowding and good behavior. Soulja Boy has been locked up for a little over 3 months. He was initially sentenced to do 240 days for a violation of his probation back in April.