After some parents and students complained to Principal David Allen at an Ohio high school, Soulja Boy's "Crank That" was banned from being played at the high school's homecoming dance.
Rapper Soulja Boy's "Crank That" has been banned from being played at a high school's homecoming dance in Mason, Ohio.
The single was banned after some parents and students complained to Principal David Allen. Once he printed out the lyrics to the popular song, he made the decision to prevent the song from being played during the dance.
"In printing those lyrics out, there were obviously some words and some different things in the song that made that individual student or those students and those parents uncomfortable," Allen said. "In looking at the words of that song, I couldn't defend playing it and say to our parents that it is indeed something I would deem appropriate. We want kids to have a good time. We don't want kids there feeling uncomfortable because of the music."
Several students attended a board meeting to protest school board members decision and cited other songs that contained tamer lyrics, but a more provocative message.
Meanwhile, the 17-year-old and his debut album "Soulja Boy Tell' Em" debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200.