How Fruity Loops Changed Hip-Hop | Genius News

During Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em’s viral, instant-classic appearance on The Breakfast Club this January, he made many bold claims. He said he started the internet wave for rappers, that he was the first artist on YouTube, and that he “taught Drake everything he knows.” Despite the rapper’s reputation for stretching the truth, he wasn’t wrong—he did popularize a lot of hip-hop trends. But there is another innovation he had a hand in that he only mentioned in passing during the hour-long interview: FruityLoops.