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B.o.B gets advice from Coldplay's Chris Martin for 2nd CD

on May 07, 2012

B.o.B’s 2010 debut launched hits that co-starred Bruno Mars, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo and Hayley Williams of Paramore. So for his second album, the rapper wanted to feature his many talents without assists from famous faces.


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B.o.B's "Strange Clouds" review by Washington Post

on May 03, 2012

The Adventures of Bobby Ray, the 2010 major label debut of Georgia rapper B.o.B, was immediately embraced by pop fans won over by the sweet R&B rap hit “Nothin’ on You,” featuring Bruno Mars. But it did not receive the same reception from die-hard hip-hop fans, many of whom heard the dizzyingly eclectic, guest-filled project and wondered, “What are Hayley Williams and Rivers Cuomo doing on this album, and what have they done with B.o.B?”