B.o.B hasn’t always been comfortable at the top—in fact, his music depicts him struggling with the demands of fame and success on a pretty much constant basis—but fans shouldn’t get it twisted; the ATL representative is damn proud to have made it this far. On Arenas, the fifth single off his second studio album, Bobby Ray gives himself a much-deserved pat on the back as he revisits the years of struggle that preceded his conquest of the game. Over Dr. Luke and Cirkut‘s stark, guitar-laced production, the headliner is joined by Grand Hustle head honcho T.I. and heavyweight hookman Chris Breezy. A currently unknown director provides understated visuals to accompany the record. Released in May, Strange Clouds is available for purchase now in stores and online.
Written by richard on 10/4/12
"The first time you have sex is way more exciting than the second time. Not that the second time isn't exciting, it's just ... the initial excitement of finally having that first album…” Interesting analogy B.o.B., and...
Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic
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