Posts in Category/Tag: B.o.B

B.o.B – Higher (ft. Playboy Tre, Cyhi Da Prince, Bun B)

February 15th, 2011

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Summary: Energy+Rap+Beat = Solid B.o.B
About Artist: B.o.B. (aka Bobby Ray) is one of my favorite artists and you can read other B.o.B posts HERE to read a better bio and hear other tracks. Playboy Tre is a rapper that is one of B.o.B’s original crew. CyHi da Prince recently signed with Kanye’s GOOD Music and Bun B is the famous and well respected rapper from Texas (one half of UGK).
About Song: This is off of B.o.B’s most recent (though not all that new) mixtape No Genre.
Favorite Part:
I love the crazy wacky beat especially when it drops at 0:15.
I like everyone’s verse but especially Bun B’s at 4:09
Other
B.o.B has nominated for 5 Grammys the other night and didn’t win a single one, keeping him Grammyless. I honestly can’t believe that Nothing On You (ft Bruno Mars) didn’t win ANYTHING. To deny that that was one of the biggest songs of the year is just ridiciulous. Check out his performance at the 2011 Grammys below. There is so much talent there between BoB, Bruno Mars, and Janelle Monae. When Bruno sings BoB is on the Guitar when Janelle sing Bruno is on the Drums, I mean THESE GUYS ARE MUSICAL!

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B.o.B – Fame

January 29th, 2011

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Summary: This song really pumps me up. The horns, the rap ahhh, heaven.
About Artist: I’ve posted B.o.B (Bobby Ray) probably more than any other artist at this point so just look here if you want to reader a better bio from other posts.
About Song:This song is one of my favorites off of B.o.B’s debut album B.o.B presents the Adventure of Bobby Ray. It was produced by a duo that goes by the name The Knux, who I’ve since really gotten into (check them out). The Knux samples a version of Summertime from the forgetable movie Stuck On You (which I never saw). I have to saw I was born the like this song. The genre of the track with it’s horns, guitar, syncopated beats, I mean I would die to get the official instrumental version. Not only that but B.o.B has some great verses over it. The verses are nothing crazzzy lyrically but it’s solid and works so well rhythmically with background.
Favorite Part: First I LOVE the track’s instruments and rythem, absolutely love it (that’s why I included the video of the sample below)

“And I’m sayin I really ain’t with that complaining
Just look at the picture I’m painting
Yeah I paid my rent, vacationing, take trips all around be equator then,
Come back to the A hit the stage again,
Then I go up in the booth where they cage me in,
Feel regular but then I go insane again,
If you witness the condition that my brain is in,
You would see I’m in hell where Satan is…” (1:02)

The Chorus where B.o.B says “that, that that, that” like at 1:44

Popular, everybody wanna be popular
Little kids just be watching us through binoculars and then they go to school and copy us,
But, hey I’m not knocking ya but how can yall not see? its obvious cuz cops just be plottin on us and poparazzi be spottin us,
Cuz everybody just wanna be on MTV or BET
Or maybe season MVP
Or maybe even just prom king or queen
But everybody can’t be a G. O to the D
And everybody can’t be O. to the B.
But I don’t know, maybe this just how its supposed to be” (1:48)

I especially love the part at 1:12 where he says everybody can’t be a G (and then spells GOD) to add a double meaning and then says everybody can’t be “o to the b” when he’s really saying everybody can’t B.o.B.
Other
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Check out where B.o.B and The Knux found the sample. I never saw the movie but apparently it’s from a rendition of summertime off of the movie Stuck On You (which I never saw)

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J. Cole – Pass Me By (ft. B.o.B)

January 26th, 2011

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Summary: A little light for J Cole, but also pretty catchy.
About Artist: J Cole is a young rapper, signed with Jay-Z’s RocNation. As an up and coming artist he has quite the following though his debut album still has no release date or title. His first major appearance was on one of only a few features on Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3. The only song of his that I’ve posted, though he has many good ones is Who Dat. This chorus of this song is sung by B.o.B (aka Bobby Ray) who I post way too much on this blog :)
About Song: This song has been around for a little while now but it was recently rereleased with B.o.B on the hook. The track’s piano really adds to it catchiness which is why I put it up. The same piano really reminds me of Jay-Z’s Hard Knock Life, though thats just me. Other than that the rap is better on the 2nd and 3rd verse, the chorus is OK (though I really like simple beat and chord progression in the chrous).
Favorite Part: “Hey, Dear Mr. Policeman
Hey am I wrong, aint you suppose to keep the peace man?
I coulda swore I was driving pretty peaceful
So why the hell is you pullin over me fo’?
Is it this black Mercedez? (Oh now I get it, I get it, I get it)
Or cause I’m black? Hmmm, maybe
Hey, tell me why my hands start sweatin’ and I hold my breath everytime that you get behind me
I turn my music down, so you won’t hear a sound, man I’m nervous like I got a couple pounds on me
You pulled me over, you frown on me
With your flashlight, tell me what do you see
Thug niggas, drug dealers, its a trip, every nigga in this whip got a mothafuckin college degree” (1:46)

The third verse at 3:10 is also real good.
Other
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B.o.B – Shoot Up the Station (prod. by Kutta)

January 17th, 2011

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Summary: Another B.o.B fav
About Artist: B.o.B (aka Bobby Ray) is one of my all time favorites because of how versatile he is. Check out my other posts on B.o.B for more info on him.
About Song: This song is off of his most recent mixtape No Genre (its free just search datpiff.com). There were about four songs I really like off the tape and this was one of them.
Favorite Part: I love the way the beat is match with the sample and th piano part.
“It’s how we fucked the system in missionary position.” (0:45)
“Cause this is broadcast television from the villa to the village…
So therefore we go bang-bang,
On your corporate main frame, ” (1:06)
Other
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B.o.B – Beast Mode

December 8th, 2010

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Summary: “Single” from B.o.B’s brand new Mixtape “No Genre”
About Artist: B.o.B (aka Bobby Ray) now needs no introduction but before he was world famous he was makin some of my favorite songs. While he’s famous now in the Pop genre he is one of the most diverse artists out there now (aka he can bang as a rapper too) and is definitely in my top 5 current rappers.
About Song: This song shows B.o.B’s lyrical side especially in the face of haters that say he’s gone all Pop.
Favorite Part: There are so many good parts but my favorite might be
“Some-times-I-rhyme-like-I’m-inside-Einsteins-mind” (1:35)
OR
“I’m kinda like a blur with these words, guess im just reserved with these verbs
Running at a hundred kilometers
man Pretty soon I’mma leave Earth” (2:01)
Other
B.o.B aka Bobby Ray Wikipedia

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B.o.B – Service With A Smile

November 12th, 2010

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Summary: Ain’t new but whatever.
About Artist: B.o.B (aka Bobby Ray) now needs no introduction but before he was world famous he was makin some of my favorite songs. While he’s famous now in the Pop genre he is one of the most diverse artists out there now (aka he can bang as a rapper too) and is definitely in my top 5 current rappers.
About Song: This song is off of BoB’s “Who the Fuck is BoB” mixtape from 2007 or 2008. This is just BoB being BoB funny and creative :P
Favorite Part: Listen to how these lyrics are delivered (it’s awesome)
“Damn girl I’m common over so we can blow an O,
and if you ain’t gon serve then I’m goin home (goodbye),
No I ain’t no monster, I just like some dome (c’mon),
It’s healthy for your jaw bones they’ll be nice and strong.
Let’s skip the chit chat, and lets get back to the room baby,
and feel on my six pack while I dig that in your womb baby,
and now your screaming more back, and more and more and more back,
it’s kinda like a kodak, moment when you throat that (huh)”
(1:53)
Other: Just listen to the lyrics :)   Who doesn’t like good service? :)

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Juvenile – Headbanger (ft. B.o.B)

October 11th, 2010

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Summary: Something Sensual, you may not like it but…
About Artist: Juvenile is the creator of the ever popular “Back that ass up” song. B.o.B now world famous is still underrated as one of the most talented individuals in Hip-Hop.
About Song: This song is off of Juvenile’s album “Beast Mode” from this pas summer. I haven’t listened to the album so I can’t speak to the whole album but if it’s anything like this song.
Favorite Part: Just like this song in general.
Other
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