B.o.B

Apr
21
B.o.B and JoJo Perform Acoustic Version of ‘John Doe’

JoJo and B.o.B

Now that she’s part of the Atlantic Records family, JoJo joined her new labelmate B.o.B for a special acoustic performance of “John Doe,” the latest single off his album Underground Luxury.

With Bobby Ray on guitar, the Boston singer filled in for Priscilla Renea, belting out the cautionary tune before an intimate crowd.

JoJo has been working on her oft-delayed third album and will play the Broccoli City Festival in L.A. on May 3.

Watch their stripped-down set below.

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Apr
18
B.o.B and Priscilla Perform ‘John Doe’ on ‘Today’

Priscilla and B.o.B

B.o.B paid a visit to “Today” on Friday for a performance on the Toyota Concert Series. With some help from singer-songwriter Priscilla, the Hustle Gang MC rocked Rockefeller Plaza while performing his anti-addiction anthem “John Doe.” Wearing metallic sneakers, B.o.B played the guitar and spoke about his latest album Underground Luxury.

“This album, being that it’s my third album, I just really wanna show people the side of me that usually would get on a mixtape,” said B.o.B.

Set off your weekend with some help from Bobby Ray.

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Apr
1
New Music: B.o.B f/ Wiz Khalifa – ‘High as Hell’

High as Hell

Hustle Gang meets Taylor Gang on B.o.B’s smokers’ anthem “High as Hell,” which he appropriately dropped at 4:20 p.m. Bobby Ray lights up a blunt and gets faded alongside everyone’s favorite stoner, Wiz Khalifa.

“I woke up in the morning high as hell,” raps B.o.B.

Roll up their new joint below.

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Mar
24
Stream the ‘Rio 2′ Soundtrack Featuring Bruno Mars, Janelle Monáe, Ester Dean, & B.o.B

Rio 2 Soundtrack

On April 11, the sequel to the animated film Rio flies into theaters. In addition to a superstar cast including Jamie Foxx and Anne Hathaway, the soundtrack boasts contributions from Janelle Monáe, Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, B.o.B., and Ester Dean.

Dean teams with B.o.B on the updated “Rio Rio” theme song, while Janelle Monáe shakes things up on the funky opening number “What Is Love” Bruno Mars, who also voices a parrot named Roberto in the movie, gets in on the fun with “Welcome Back.”

“We wanted to show the diversity of Brazilian music,” executive producer Sergio Mendes tells Billboard.

Stream the full Rio 2 soundtrack before it arrives on March 25.

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Mar
18
New Music: B.o.B – ‘Get It’

Get It

Feeling down? B.o.B has just the record to keep you going. Over a soulful sample of Jimmy Cliff’s “Many Rivers to Cross,” the Hustle Gang rapper blasts his haters and provides some encouraging words.

“Sometimes it feels like it’s just us against the world,” he says.

Following the release of his third album Underground Luxury, B.o.B is expected to release his rock EP this year.

Let Bobby Ray be your motivation.

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Mar
6
Video: Trevor Jackson f/ B.o.B – ‘Drop It (Remix)’

Trevor Jackson and B.o.B

Ladies, report to the dance floor. Trevor Jackson wants you to “Drop It” once again in his remix video featuring B.o.B.

The 17-year-old heartthrob linked up with his Atlantic Records labelmate on the L.A. set. With director Mike Ho at the helm, Trevor performed some slick moves and cozied up to a sexy lady.

“We just clicked,” said Trevor of B.o.B. “Our chemistry was good on-camera and he just brought a whole new element to the video, so I’m thankful that he was able to make it out here.”

While the original video was more concept-driven, the remix video is pure visual. “I wanted to take my photography and make it move,” said Ho. “You’re gonna see more chemistry and more performance-driven [scenes], but beautiful shots.”

The song can be found on Trevor’s debut EP #NewThang, available now.

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Mar
4
New Music: Far East Movement f/ Riff Raff, ScHoolboy Q, & B.o.B – ‘The Illest (Remix)’

The Illest (Remix)

Far East Movement pumps out the raucous remix to their Riff Raff-assisted single “The Illest.” The L.A. group rounds up ScHoolboy Q and B.o.B., who deliver electric verses over the DJ E-Man-produced banger.

Look out for Far East Movement’s upcoming album KTown Riot.

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