Tag Archives: B.o.B

Review: B.o.B, “The Adventures of Bobby Ray”

B.o.B, The Adventures of Bobby Ray Atlantic On his long-awaited debut album, B.o.B’s “Bobby Ray” persona – the pop half of his rapper/singer personality – emerges with a vengeance. He bookends rhymes with earnest, dreamy vocals like “Let Me Fall” … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, Short Cuts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Rap’s new generation

When I posted my article on the so-called “Blog Rap’s Second Wave” yesterday, I realized I haven’t posted other entries from my Rap Is Not Pop column for Rhapsody. Actually, I didn’t re-post this one because I wasn’t happy with … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The residue: B.o.B

This piece on B.o.B was published in the April 28 issue of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. ————————————– The residue B.o.B and an era of hip-hop that’s pop, pop, and more pop “Drug boys steady shooting. The streets don’t give … Continue reading

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments