“The Island Boys” is involved in many feuds with TikTokers, YouTuber and celebrities.
The Florida brothers became famous after the poolside rap became a hot topic in October and became a meme.
Most recently, their home was attacked by police and their childhood friend was arrested.
Perhaps the most controversial figures coming out of TikTok are the two twin brothers who call themselves the “Island Boys.”
Today, they follow a total of more than 8.6 million TikTok, feuding with their original controversial brothers on social media, Jake and Logan Paul, and TikTok star Bryce Hall, and ridiculing them in comedy Kevin. A special “2021 and Complete” that attracted the attention of Hart and Snoop Dogg.
Most recently, the brothers made headlines after a childhood friend was arrested in connection with the murder following a police raid on his home. (According to local media, the brothers were not involved in the case WPBF 25.. )
So who are the Island Boys?and Interview with the “No Jumper” podcast Together with the Adam Grand Maison, the brothers said they were raised by a single mother after their father died.
According to Frankie, they had problems with growing laws, including “robbery, robbery, stolen cars.” The twins said they were in jail for some time as teenagers when they started thinking about their careers on rap.
“When I was trapped, I was like fucking it because so many people were trying to be rappers, I’m going to dive into the game,” Alex said. “The only good thing for me is to rob, it’s not good, or to rap.”
Here’s how they changed from something relatively unknown to TikTok’s two most famous (and controversial) faces.
The Island Boys song became a hot topic in October 2021 and became a meme.
Last October, a short video of the Venegas brothers singing by the pool became a hot topic.Originally posted on October 12th Frankie’s TikTok account It has been viewed almost 20 million times. Two days later, it was re-uploaded to Twitter with the caption “Florida is not a real place” and recorded over 10 million views.
In the one-minute video, you can hear the brothers rapping. Boy, I’m just an island boy. “
As a result, the audience dubbed it as “Island Boys.”The Surprisingly Catcher With tune The characteristic appearance of the pair Helped to turn the video Into a MemeThe original sound is Currently used in over 100,000 TikTok videos..
Another expression of the song Posted to Alex’s account on October 21st And it was seen 55 million times.
according to LadBibleThe virality of the song led to rapper Kodak Black proposing to his record label to sign the duo. Brothers also Full music video For a December 4th track that has been viewed more than 4 million times.
But their success was short-lived. On November 25th, when I was playing a song at a club in Miami, I saw a clip showing that my brother was booed and heckled. Posted on TikTok It soon became viral and recorded 19.6 million views.
The caption says, “Some things should be left on TikTok.”
The Island Boys begin a feud between Jake and Logan Paul after hitting Logan’s podcast in December 2021.
On December 14th, YouTuber Logan Paul posted episode 305 of the podcast “Impaulsive” under the title “The Island Boys Interview.”
Approximately 30 minutes after the interview, the pair clashed with co-host George Janco. George Janco suggested investing his earnings in case his musical career went awry. The brothers replied that Alex said, “I’m probably making more money than you,” and they don’t need financial advice.
The brothers got out of the recording. Before leaving, you can hear Alex say, “You know me from the Island Boys, but you know I’m hugging, right?”
Paul, Janko, and co-host Mike Majlak continued the conversation. “That’s terrible, everything is terrible,” Paul said.
A few days later, Logan’s brother and YouTube star Jake Paul fought professional boxer Tyron Woodley in a boxing match in Tampa, Florida. It seems that Island Boys and Jake were on good terms. The twins sang a version of “Island Boy” called “Boxer Boy” to support Jake.
However, their attendance at the battle seemed to cause problems. Online commentator Keemstar posted a tweet The pair said, “I was kicked out to throw my shoes.”
Brother I posted a reply to TikTok On December 20, they refused to throw or throw their shoes. They said there was a lot of “fuss” and the beer was thrown at the police officers, adding that “they thought it came from us, but in fact it came from one of the people we were dating.” rice field.
To Next “Impaulsive” episode, Jake Paul talked about the fight. When the Island Boys entered the boxing arena, co-host Majlak said, “Booed, thrown things, and people were chasing back with their fists like,’How do you get away from Inpole Shiv?'” Said.
“I love to see the stupid shit they say,” Jake replied. “You’re a fucking punk to say,’I’m hugging’, with the boldness to confront George Janco, the nicest guy in the world. Is the palm tree coming out of your head? Stop”
Jake went on to say, “I would have beaten the shit from them” if he was there during their episode, and they needed to “modesty” themselves. Added.
And in response to those who suggest a possible battle between him and Jake, he Said“Why do you put me in the same sentence as the man?”
Island Boys also started a feud with Tik Toker Bryce Hall
In a comment below Alex’s video about Jake Paul, TikTok star Bryce Hall replied, “Everyone … he’s a thug, calm down.”
Accordingly, brothers I made a TikTok video Before saying, “What did Bryce Hall do?”, We discussed their intended boy’s record. Laughing.
Hall is a popular TikToker and the app has over 20 million followers. In March 2021, he also participated in a boxing match against YouTuber Austin McBroom.
January 10, YouTuber Daniel Keem, also known as Keemstar, I posted a video He interviewed the Venegas brothers on a video call. Less than three minutes after the interview, Keem said he wanted the Island Boys’ “biggest fans” to join the conversation before he introduced the hall.
For about 10 minutes, the brothers exchanged jib and insulted Hall. Hall repeatedly tried to feed the boxing match. At some point, the brothers used a homosexual and disability-discriminatory slur against Hall before they seemed to end the video Hangouts abruptly.
On January 13th, the hall was “I scared the boys on the island …“He continued to mock the twins, showing footage from an interview from his point of view.
Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart also made fun of the Venegas brothers in a special December 2021 special.
Also, on December 28, TV streaming platform Peacock announcedCompleted in 2021 and Snoop Dogg & Kevin Hart”A 75-minute comedy special featuring rappers and comedians discussing the most viral moments of the year.
Looking at the Island Boys’ original Tik Tok, I see Snoop Dogg holding his head and saying, “I can’t say it. There are two goof balls in the pool.”
Hart replies, “Do you know why I’m not silent?” And he keeps laughing and singing the line “I’m an island boy” many times.
January 11, Alex I posted a clip on TikTokLip sync to the heart expression of their song.
Island Boys were reportedly paid for a video that appeared to be promoting the recruitment of the Army.
January 25, Reported by NBC The Venegas brothers appeared in a video paid via a cameo. This is a platform where celebrities can claim short personalized clips from their fans.
The video, called a cameo, was reposted to TikTok by Texas-based Army recruiter Adrien Tameze, the outlet reported. It can no longer be displayed on TikTok, Reposted to subreddit r / Army.. He added, “Give out a bonus? Take a vacation? And free college, no money,” the brothers said, “screaming to Sergeant Tameze, you’re changing your life and giving out $ 50,000.” rice field.
“Island Boys Cameo has not been reviewed, approved or paid by the U.S. Army Recruitment Command as an official marketing tool,” a representative of the U.S. Army Recruitment Command said in a statement to NBC. We are investigating and are not allowed to use it officially at this time, so we will ask individual recruiters to delete their TikTok account. “
Island Boys Joint cameo account Personalized video for individuals is discounted from $ 210, corporate is discounted from $ 280, and cameos are charged at least $ 600.
In February 2022, the island boys’ house in Florida was reportedly attacked by police and the alleged murderer was arrested.
February 8th Daily mail When TMZ The Venegas brothers’ Florida home was reportedly attacked by police on February 7. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office told TMZ that a person named Andrew James Thomas, who was on the premises at the time, had been arrested.
According to WPBF25The arrest, a Florida-based ABC-affiliated virtual television station, was related to drive-by shooting, which killed an eight-year-old girl on February 4. The Venegas brothers were not involved in this case.
Dovi Bezner, manager of Tik Tokers, told the outlet that Thomas was a childhood friend of his brother who was staying at home.
“We had no clue about any of these claims to him. We knew him as a good guy, someone who grew up with the Island Boys,” he said. “If I knew this was happening, I would never have been allowed to take him to the land.”
WPBF 25 reports that Thomas is currently facing one murder with a firearm, one attempted murder with a firearm, and a felony in possession of the firearm.
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