Celebrities creating their own lines of clothing, scents, makeup and other products is nothing new.
One would be hard-pressed to go to a department store without seeing numerous celebrity-backed brands.
The newest name added to the list of artists-turned-entrepreneurs is none other than rapper Soulja Boy. Soulja Boy is known for his songs like "No Sleep" and early 2000's classic, "Crank That".
While his songs might have people dancing, his latest scheme has many people grinding to a halt.
On December 5, the rapper launched his SouljaGame Console and SouljaGame Handheld. The gaming devices can be purchased at the sale prices of $149.99 and $99.99, respectively, at souljawatch.com.
The console has 800 built-in games, an HDMI cable, a connector for older televisions and a USB power cable.
The handheld contains 3,000 games.
Both have access to PlayStation, PC, SEGA, NeoGeo, Game Boy Advance and NES Games.
Soulja Boy took to Twitter numerous times to share his excitement over the gadgets.
To the first person that purchased my console you just brought tears to my eyes. Tears of joy! Thank you so much fo… https://t.co/4A7RBoNoFn— Soulja Boy (Drako) (@Soulja Boy (Drako))1544026557.0
God so good man wow 🙏🏾😁— Soulja Boy (Drako) (@Soulja Boy (Drako))1544051250.0
Wow made $250,000 from my game console it’s only been less than 24hours since release wtf thank you guys so much 😳🙏🏾— Soulja Boy (Drako) (@Soulja Boy (Drako))1544105334.0
However, many gamers are taking pause because the consoles look a little familiar.
In fact, some are even insisting that the products are actually bootlegs of already developed devices sold at a marked-up price.
Twitter is full of skepticism.
@souljaboy @NintendoAmerica is gonna have a field day with you in court— Al (@Al)1544050948.0
@souljaboy Nintendo, PlayStation and Microsoft rn. https://t.co/kTguycCL94— TOMMY'S JOB (@TOMMY'S JOB)1544067599.0
@GamesRadar Lmao https://t.co/nFa9gotuBM— JWEIRDKID (@JWEIRDKID)1544067074.0
@GamesRadar When you buy all of WISH on black Friday. 😂😂😂— Juan Cena (@Juan Cena)1544069166.0
@souljaboy I can TASTE the Cease and Desist coming.— jake punch (@jake punch)1544038900.0
looking at his webstore and literally every one of his products are knockoffs w/ his name on it bye— ً (@ً)1544053291.0
@big_business_ Pirate Boy Tell em! https://t.co/TsOU8bbmxB— Steve GoodFriend (@Steve GoodFriend)1544066336.0
@vietnamlevel What gets more 2018 than this 😂 https://t.co/qzxdDPXJDW— Jack Slack (@Jack Slack)1544084593.0
i think my favorite thing about the soulja boy handheld is the description 1. Thats not how weight works 2. Its whi… https://t.co/2Ogmjd359N— ruby (@ruby)1544057842.0
Literally every time I keep looking at those Soulja Boy consoles, I keep finding a new thing to laugh at. Like, you… https://t.co/mnxddBQyP0— The House That Shak Built (@The House That Shak Built)1544059196.0
Whether the artist totally knocked-off a different product, it looks as though he is in for an interesting ride.