B.o.B

B.o.B, Bography, Songs, Airplanes, Networth

B.o.B Biography

B.o.B real name Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. is an American rapper, singer, songwriter record producer, and a conspiracy theorist from Decatur Georgia. He was born on 15th November 1988 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was discovered by Brian Richardson and later brought him to Jim Jonsin whose an  American record producer.

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B.o.B Age/Family

Bobby was born on November 15th, 1988 to his mother Karen Simmons and father Bobby Ray Simmons. He has three siblings Victoria Simmons. Arielle Simmons and Jamal Simmons.

B.o.B Career

Bobby at sixth grade he had decided he wanted to pursue a career in music but his approve did not approve of this. He soon realized that his son was using music as a sign of therapy and creative outlet. His parents then began supporting him by buying him his keyboard and other equipment that he needed. It was still hard for them to understand what he was trying to accomplish.

He attended Columbia High School in Decatur, Georgia, where he played the trumpet in the school band until he landed a record deal and decided to drop out of school in the ninth grade.

2002 he met his mentor and co-manager at the age of 14. His sold his first beat to former Slip-n-slide recording artist for a song titled Cookie Man. His first cash he spent it all on chains and ballin and was broke again. He continued performing at open mics and underground venues to perfect his craft.

He was still under age so one B-Rich had to sneak B.o.B into cub crucial a night club owned by T.I. He performed Cloud 9 luckily at that very moment was T.J Chapman whose a producer and industry veteran. His DJs agreed to co-manage Bobby. They signed him with Atlantic Records and subsidiary imprint Rebel Rock run by Jim Jonsin whose a Florida -based producer.

Bobby began to gain fame in 2007 when he released his underground single Haterz Everywhere featuring Wes Fif. The song peaked at no. 5 on US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles. Another single was Ill be in The Sky which was released in 2008.

Bobby made his first big feature by appearing on T.I.s album Paper Trail on the song On Top of the World alongside fellow Atlanta rapper Ludacris. He then featured on the cover of Vibe alongside other promising talents.

2008 he was included in the XXL`s 2009 annual Freshman Class and was top feature alongside upcoming rappers such as Asher Roth, Wale, Kid Cudi, Charles Hamilton. Bobby then crafted an original song called Auto-Tune for Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned.

On June 22, 2009, B.o.B released his fifth mixtape, appropriately titled B.o.B vs. Bobby Ray.  The mixtape, reminiscent of T.I.’s T.I. vs. T.I.P. (2007), was mainly produced by Fury and B.o.B. During the summer of 2009, B.o.B joined fellow up-and-coming rappers Kid Cudi and Asher Roth for ‘The Great Hangover’ concert tour.

B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray was released under Atlantic and T.I.’s Grand Hustle imprint, featuring guest appearances from Lupe Fiasco, T.I., Playboy Tre, Hayley Williams, Rivers Cuomo, Ricco Barrino, Janelle Monáe and Bruno Mars. The album released on 27th April 2010 which was given positive reviews it sold 84,000 copies in the first week and debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Bobby came to receive nominations for his albums, singles, and himself by the BET Awards, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Video Music Awards. Airplanes was featured in the trailer of the movie Charlie St.Cloud. Also, his single Magic featured him in the advertisement for Adidas.

On August 14, 2010, Hayley Williams announced via the Official Paramore Fan Club that Bobby would be the main support for Paramore’s November UK Tour. He was opened for Eminem and Jay-Z’s The Home & Home Tour at Comerica Park.

On October 9, 2012, B.o.B was featured on the annual BET Hip Hop Awards cypher, alongside his Grand Hustle label-mates Iggy Azalea, T.I., Chip and Trae tha Truth. On November 15, 2012, B.o.B released his ninth mixtape, entitled Fuck ‘Em We Ball. The mixtape features guest appearances from T.I., Juicy J, Mac Miller, Playboy Tre, Snoop Lion, Spodee and Iggy Azalea, with much of the production coming from B.o.B himself.

On April 22, 2013 it was announced B.o.B would tour with fellow American rappers Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky, Trinidad James, Joey Bada$$, and Smoke DZA, for the Under the Influence concert tour.

On September 10, 2013, the second single from Underground Luxury, titled “Ready”, was released to iTunes. It debuted no. 22 on Billboard 200 within the first week it got sales of 35,000 copies in the United States.

On February 24, 2015, B.o.B. appeared on Tech N9ne’s “Hood Go Crazy”, alongside 2 Chainz, which received moderate success. Later that year, B.o.B spoke about the possibility of a collaborative mixtape with Tech N9ne.

B.o.B Songs

  • Airplanes
    B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray · 2010
  • Nothin’ on You
    B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray · 2010
  • Raghupati Raghav
    Krrish 3 · 2013
  • Hood Go Crazy
    Special Effects · 2015
  • We Still in This B****
    Underground Luxury · 2013
  • Headband
    Underground Luxury · 2013
  • Both Of Us
    Strange Clouds · 2012
  • Strange Clouds
    Strange Clouds · 2012
  • Magic
    B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray · 2010
  • Don’t Let Me Fall
    B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray · 2010

 

B.o.B Networth

He has a net worth of 8 million dollars

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