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Background information
Birth name Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr.
Born November 15, 1988
Origin Decatur, Georgia, United States
Genre(s) Alternative Hip-Hop
Alternative Rock
Years active 2006—present
Label(s) Atlantic Records
Grand Hustle Records
Associated acts Lupe Fiasco
Asher Roth
Website Website

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B.o.B. Overview


Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. (born November 15, 1988), also known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American musician and record producer. He is currently signed under the labels of Grand Hustle Records, Rebel Rock Entertainment and Atlantic Records. His name originally came from the song "B.O.B." (short for "Bombs over Baghdad") by the group OutKast. He is currently gaining huge international success, as his first two singles ("Nothin' on You" & "Airplanes") both reached the top spot in the U.K., while also scoring a number one in the U.S. with debut single "Nothin' on You". Both singles are from his debut album, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray", which currently ranks as the sixth best-selling hip hop album of 2010.

B.o.B. Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray (2010)

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B.O.B Gives Aeroplane Passengers Preview Of Grammy Awards Performance

February 9, 2011
B.O.B gave passengers on a recent flight to Australia a free performance. The rapper, who will be performing at The Grammy Awards this weekend, surprised passengers on a flight to Australia when he sang his number one hit 'Aeroplanes' over the speaker system, reports The Sun.  Read more 

Jessie J, B.O.B Top UK Singles Chart With 'Price Tag'

February 6, 2011
Jessie J has topped the UK singles chart with her new single ‘Price Tag’. The track, which features the US rapper B.O.B, is the first single to debut at number one after being released on the same day it was played on radio.  Read more 

Miley Cyrus, B.o.B, Hayley Williams To Perform At MTV EMAs 2010

October 21, 2010
Miley Cyrus and B.o.B will both perform at next month's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), it's been announced. B.o.B will perform his hit 'Airplanes' with Paramore's Hayley Williams at the ceremony in Madrid on November 7.  Read more 

Weezer's Rivers Cuomo Crashes House Party In New B.o.B Video

September 3, 2010
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is among the guests at a house party in the video for B.o.B's new single 'Magic'. Cuomo, who features on the song, can be seen performing with the rapper on a temporary stage outside the house.  Read more 

B.o.B, Justin Bieber To Perform at MTV VMAs 2010

August 18, 2010
B.o.B and Justin Bieber will perform at this year's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) in California, it's been announced. The pair will join previously announced live acts Kanye West, Drake and Florence and the Machine.  Read more 

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