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B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006 when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records and [[{{Music/TI}} T.I.]]'s Grand Hustle Records.

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B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006 when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records Creator/AtlanticRecords and [[{{Music/TI}} T.I.]]'s Grand Hustle Records.


B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006; when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records and [[{{Music/TI}} T.I.]]'s Grand Hustle Records.

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B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006; 2006 when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records and [[{{Music/TI}} T.I.]]'s Grand Hustle Records.



In 2010, his first mainstrerm hit, "Nothin' On You" (featuring Music/BrunoMars, who would also breakthrough thanks to his appearance on the song) reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, thus being his biggest hit of all-time. He then released his debut studio album ''B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray''. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and quickly managed to sell 84,000 copies upon its release. The album also produced his follow-up hits "Airplanes" (featuring Hayley Williams of {{Music/Paramore}}) and "Magic" (featuring {{Music/Weezer}} frontman Rivers Cuomo). The former remains his second-biggest hit of all-time, peaking at #2, while the latter peaked at #10.

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In 2010, his first mainstrerm hit, "Nothin' On You" (featuring Music/BrunoMars, who would also breakthrough thanks to his appearance on the song) reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, thus being his biggest highest-peaking hit of all-time.all time. He then released his debut studio album ''B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray''. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and quickly managed to sell 84,000 copies upon its release. The album also produced his follow-up hits "Airplanes" (featuring Hayley Williams of {{Music/Paramore}}) and "Magic" (featuring {{Music/Weezer}} frontman Rivers Cuomo). The former remains his second-biggest second best-known hit of all-time, all time, peaking at #2, while the latter peaked at #10.



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* IWantSong: "Airplanes" is about his desperation to go back to the days when fame wasn't an issue for him.



* SingerNamedrop:
** He mentions his real name in "Airplanes": ''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''

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SingerNamedrop: He mentions his real name in "Airplanes": ''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''


** Him and Music/Eminem on Pt. II of "Airplanes".

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** Him and Music/Eminem {{Music/Eminem}} on Pt. II of "Airplanes".


** He mentions his real name in "Airplanes": "''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''"

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** He mentions his real name in "Airplanes": "''This ''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''"Ray?''


B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006; when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records and T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records.

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B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006; when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records and [[{{Music/TI}} T.I.'s ]]'s Grand Hustle Records.



* AWildRapperAppears: He does this in Music/JessieJ's "Price Tag".



** He refers to his real name in "Airplanes": "''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''"
* AWildRapperAppears: He does this in Music/JessieJ's "Price Tag".

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** He refers to mentions his real name in "Airplanes": "''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''"
* AWildRapperAppears: He does this in Music/JessieJ's "Price Tag".
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'''Discography'''

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!! B.o.B:

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!! B.o.B:B's examples of the following tropes:
* ClusterFBomb: Most of his ''Strange Clouds''-present material.
* DreamTeam:
** Him and Music/Eminem on Pt. II of "Airplanes".
** Him and Music/NickiMinaj on "Out of My Mind".
** Him and Music/LilWayne on "Strange Clouds".



* OdeToIntoxication: A vast majority of his ''Strange Clouds''-present material qualifies.

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* OdeToIntoxication: A vast majority of his ''Strange Clouds''-present material qualifies.qualifies.
* SingerNamedrop:
** He refers to his real name in "Airplanes": "''This is for Decatur, what's up, Bobby Ray?''"
* AWildRapperAppears: He does this in Music/JessieJ's "Price Tag".
* XtremeKoolLetterz: ''Psycadelik Thoughtz''.

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Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. (born November 15, 1988), known professionally as '''B.o.B''', is an American rapper from Decatur.

B.o.B decided to drop out of school in nine grade in attempt to pursue a music career, but he wasn't signed to a record label until later in 2006; when he was discovered by American record producer Jim Jonsin, who would later sign him to his label Rebel Rock Entertainment. Two years later, he signed a joint venture with Atlantic Records and T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records.

In 2007, he released his debut single via Atlantic, "Haterz Everywhere", which peaked at #5 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.

In 2010, his first mainstrerm hit, "Nothin' On You" (featuring Music/BrunoMars, who would also breakthrough thanks to his appearance on the song) reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, thus being his biggest hit of all-time. He then released his debut studio album ''B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray''. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and quickly managed to sell 84,000 copies upon its release. The album also produced his follow-up hits "Airplanes" (featuring Hayley Williams of {{Music/Paramore}}) and "Magic" (featuring {{Music/Weezer}} frontman Rivers Cuomo). The former remains his second-biggest hit of all-time, peaking at #2, while the latter peaked at #10.
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'''Discography'''
* ''Cloud 9'' (2006, Mixtape)
* ''The Future'' (2007, Mixtape)
* ''Eastside'' (2007, EP)
* ''Hi! My Name is B.o.B'' (2008, Mixtape)
* ''12th Dimension'' (2008, EP)
* ''Who the F#*k is B.o.B'' (2008, EP)
* ''B.o.B vs Bobby Ray'' (2009, Mixtape)
* ''May 25th'' (2010, Mixtape)
* ''Bobby Ray Presents: The Adventures of B.o.B'' (2010)
* ''No Genre'' (2010, Mixtape)
* ''E.P.I.C. Every Play Is Crucial'' (2011, Mixtape)
* ''Strange Clouds'' (2012)
* ''[=iTunes=] Session'' (2012, EP)
* ''Fuck 'Em We Ball'' (2012, Mixtape)
* ''G.D.O.D. (Get Dough Or Die)'' (2013, Mixtape with Hustle Gang)
* ''Underground Luxury'' (2013)
* ''No Genre Pt. 2'' (2014, Mixtape)
* ''G.D.O.D. II'' (2014, Mixtape with Hustle Gang)
* ''New Black'' (2014, Mixtape)
* ''No Genre: The Label'' (2015, Mixtape)
* ''Psycadelik Toughtz'' (2015)
* ''NASA'' (2015, Mixtape)
* ''W.A.T.E.R. (We Are The Enemy Really)'' (2015, Mixtape)
* ''F.I.R.E. (False Idols Ruined Egos)'' (2016, Mixtape)
* ''Live & Direct'' (2016, Mixtape)
* ''E.A.R.T.H. (Educational Avatar Training Habitat)'' (2016, Mixtape)
* ''A.I.R. (Art Imitates Reality)'' (2016, Mixtape)
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!! B.o.B:
* FunWithAcronyms: ''E.P.I.C.'', ''W.A.T.E.R.'', ''F.I.R.E.'', ''A.I.R.''.
* OdeToIntoxication: A vast majority of his ''Strange Clouds''-present material qualifies.

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