Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. (born November 15, 1988), also known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American rapper, singer and record producer. He is currently signed under the labels of Grand Hustle Records, Rebel Rock Entertainment, and Atlantic Records. His debut single "Nothin' on You" reached number one in both the United States and the United Kingdom. "Airplanes," B.o.B's second single, emulated this success, peaking at number one and number two in the U.K. and the U.S., respectively. His third single, "Magic," became B.o.B's third consecutive top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100. B.o.B was named the ninth Hottest MC in the Game of 2010 by MTV.
On December 7, 2010, B.o.B. released his mixtape No Genre. B.o.B was named "Best New Artist" by iTunes 2010 Rewind Chart. The Adventures of Bobby Ray was certified Gold by the RIAA on December 16. His song "Champion" from the mixtape May 25th was chosen as the ESPN Bowl Week theme. He features on the track Price Tag by British singer Jessie J, which is confirmed to be the second single from her debut album, with the video having already been filmed. Another song released, with a video already on youtube is 'Beast Mode' in which B.o.B reflects how people have suddenly started liking him, but only because he's famous, and how he is in 'Beast Mode' and unstoppable.