Following positive reviews on the site, he established accounts on YouTube and Myspace. Collipark to sign a deal with Interscope Records. Way then tried to do it on his own with Auto-Tune but he found it unacceptable. When speaking on possible collaborations, he stated that he wished to work with artists such as Jay-Z , Lil Wayne , Kanye West  and Eminem.
On October 30, , Way released three mixtapes: Paranormal Activity, Dat Piff and Cortez. On June 8, , the official lead single from the album was " Pretty Boy Swag ". The DeAndre Way was released on November 30, , and has so far[ when?
The first, on January 22, was titled Smooky and had cartoon cover art of Way doing a on a bicycle. Power up with the new offering. Way stated he would also release a mini-movie of his own to go along with the mixtape, and that he was headed to greatness with the mixtape. It is Way's most-downloaded mixtape. On February 22, Way released his first mixtape of the year, titled Foreign. Way had earlier reported that he was no longer with Interscope Records after his record deal ended in February.
On March 15, he released the first single from the album, titled "Handsome". On March 18, Way released his first mixtape of the year titled King Soulja 2. Way has also been well known for his rudimentary and repetitive hip hop production style, with catchy hooks nonetheless incorporated into his songs.
At some point, you have to get serious. But don't get it twisted, Soulja doesn't wanna be the next Lupe Fiasco. I don't want to be super-Lupe-Fiasco-lyrical and niggas don't know what the fuck I'm talking about," he added. I wanna get a Grammy. I want Best Rap Album of the Year I've made millions of dollars off of doing my style, but, hey, I can rap, too.
And basically, the interviewer dude, he was asking me why do I make lyrical songs like 'Only God Knows,' 'Born' And he was like, why don't I just be lyrical all the time?
I just wanted to be straight-up, and just be simple, [so] people can get what I'm saying 'cause it's a club song.
But I wasn't saying as far as my whole music [output, with] all of my songs, that I don't wanna be rappin' like Lupe Fiasco.