By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated October 05, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

At 17, DeAndre Way has already scored a No. 1 hit on Billboard‘s Hot 100 with his infectious single ”Crank That (Soulja Boy)” — and inspired a wildly popular YouTube dance fad with its video. Despite his precocious achievements, he still has a lot of growing up to do. ”Crank That” is diverting enough for three and a half minutes, but most of his debut,, is a teenage wasteland filled with monotonously looped chants and agonizing blunt-force beats. At least he owns a cool domain name. D
DOWNLOAD THIS: ”Crank That (Soulja Boy)”