In the midst of a whirlwind promotional tour that has taken him through three states in the last few days, a tired B.o.B is looking forward to visiting South Florida.
“I love Miami,” said the lanky 21-year-old on the phone from Phoenix. “It’s like L.A., but on the beach.”
The artist born Bobby Ray Simmons will perform Sunday, March 14 at the Calle Ocho festival in Little Havana. He’ll share the stage with Sean Paul, Three 6 Mafia, and Miami acts Rick Ross, Flo Rida and Trina at the Power 96 stage, located at Southwest 8th Street and 17th Avenue.
The Atlanta-bred rapper, singer, producer, and guitarist is in the midst of mainstream recognition. His debut album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray, was recently given an April 27 release date, and the first single, the quirky love song “Nothin’ On You,” is currently no. 2 on iTunes and no. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 after only six weeks of charting.
“It’s kind of like I predicted it, but I didn’t think it would jump the charts that fast,” he said. “Watching it happen is amazing.”
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