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B.o.B Has A Conspiracy Theory In His “Dr. Aden” Video

B.o.B, fresh from his performance with Jessie J on SNL, has dropped the video for his 70s-inspired jam “Dr. Aden”, off his No Genre mixtape. The clip, directed by Isaac Klotz, features the fairly detailed, unsettling story of Dr. Aden, a doctor who was coerced to join a government agency, but finds out the same…

Becky Bain | March 14, 2011 - 10:05 am

Jessie J’s “Mamma Knows Best” About Performing With B.o.B. On ‘SNL’

Pretty much any up-and-coming artist would find a shot at being the musical guest on Saturday Night Live priceless, so what song could possibly be more appropriate than Jessie J’s “Price Tag”? Last night, many American viewers likely laid eyes (and ears) on the red-hot UK import for the first time as she…

Idolator Staff | March 13, 2011 - 9:29 am

Lupe Fiasco Suicidal Over Atlantic Choosing B.o.B’s “Nothin’ On You” Over His

The pity party continues for Lupe Fiasco. The Chicago rapper recently discussed the fight with Atlantic to release his shelved LP Lasers, despite the fact the album was mostly filled with tracks he didn’t much care for. Now we learn that Lupe was nearly suicidal when his label chose B.o.B’s version of “Nothin’ On You”

Becky Bain | March 4, 2011 - 12:24 pm

“Things Get Worse” For Eminem And B.o.B On New Track

Eminem and B.o.B scored a hit with their Grammy-nominated track “Airplanes (Part II)”, but that apparently wasn’t the only existing collaboration between the two rappers. A previously unreleased jam featuring both MCs on the mic, “Things Get Worse”, popped up on the interwebs today, hearkening back a time when the member of the YouTube Billionaires

Becky Bain | February 24, 2011 - 11:15 am

Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars, B.o.B Cover ‘VIBE’

On the cover of next month’s VIBE magazine are Bruno Mars, B.o.B. and Wiz Khalifa—we’re assuming that’s the reason the colors this issue simply had to be “Black And Yellow”. Considering this is the Rolling Papers rapper’s first cover for the music mag, we have to wonder, why the long face? Was this photo taken…

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 11, 2011 - 11:12 am

Grammy Awards 2011: Who Will Win Record Of The Year?

Earlier this week we gave our two cents on who will win and who should win Grammys for Best new Artist and all the Pop categories. That brings us to one of the biggies—Record Of The Year. This award is for whatever tune NARAS deems the most anthem-like for the year prior (no easy feat!),…

Robbie Daw | February 9, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Grammy Awards 2011: We Pick The Pop Winners

Sunday’s 2011 Grammy Awards telecast is sure to be noteworthy — everyone from Lady Gaga to Gwyneth Paltrow seems to be on the bill to perform — but as stoked as we are to see whether Cee Lo sticks to the censored version of his song or lets the FCC go ballistic, we’re most excited…

Idolator Staff | February 7, 2011 - 4:22 pm

B.o.B Performs “Airplanes” On A Plane While Taking Off For The Grammys

In a very meta moment, B.o.B performed his hit song “Airplanes” while on an actual airplane on route to Los Angeles for the Grammys. (Sadly, Hayley Williams was not an on-board passenger.) Bobby Ray was flying Delta, the airline that recently let Kanye take over the loudspeaker with a mini-concert and also just happens to…

Becky Bain | February 7, 2011 - 1:45 pm

B.o.B Takes A Pass At J. Cole’s “Pass Me By”

J. Cole’s “Pass Me By” has been floating around in various incarnations for awhile — we previously posted a rendition featuring Kevin Cossom called “Leave Me Alone”— and today it comes with none other than B.o.B on the hook. Is this the last version we’ll hear of this charming Jim Jonsin-produced tune? Doubtful. Jump below…

Becky Bain | January 21, 2011 - 11:20 am

Patrick Stump Sings The Hits A Cappella

Soul Punker Patrick Stump, rockin’ a pretty sweet bowtie, uploaded a video of himself singing a medley of some of the biggest (and Grammy nominatedest) songs from the past year — from Eminem and Rihanna’s “Love The Way You Lie” to Cee Lo’s “Fuck You” — and sang it all a cappella, using his own…

Becky Bain | January 19, 2011 - 1:44 pm

Jessie J Is Skin-Tight On Her “Price Tag” Single Cover

Critical BRIT Awards darling Jessie J is following up her UK hit “Do It Like A Dude” (currently at #2 across the pond) with “Price Tag,” which features Grammy-nominated rapper B.o.B on the track. Here’s hoping the Atlanta MC can help catapult Jessie to stardom on these shores the way his tune “Nothin’ On You”

Robbie Daw | January 19, 2011 - 12:54 pm

Kanye West, Willow Smith And Justin Timberlake Nominated For NAACP Image Awards

The NAACP Image Awards nominations are out, and this year’s edition is loaded with buzzy stars: Beyonce, Jay-Z, Eminem, Rihanna, Kanye West, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys and even lil hair whippersnapper Willow Smith are among the artists up for awards in the recording category. Elsewhere, Selena Gomez is nominated for Outstanding Performance…

Becky Bain | January 12, 2011 - 2:53 pm

The Albums That Hit #1 This Year

When it came to the chart-topping albums of 2010, there were comebacks, stunning debuts and records that would eventually go on to become Grammy nominees. There was also redemption, twice as much Susan Boyle and, overall, a whole lot of Glee.  Head below to see our breakdown of the LPs you put at #1 on…

Robbie Daw | December 27, 2010 - 6:15 am

B.o.B Raises Paranoia In His Video For “The Watchers”

Multiple Grammy nominee B.o.B directed the video for “The Watchers”, a song off his new mixtape No Genre (download from his official site). And in the clip, images of crop circles, soldiers, children in coffins, cats with guns (no, really) and UFOs fuel the paranoid/boastful lyrics of the Atlanta rapper’s jam. Check it below.

Robbie Daw | December 7, 2010 - 9:15 am

Hayley Williams, Katy Perry, Taio Cruz And More At KIIS’ 2010 Jingle Ball (PHOTOS)

Last night, pop stars braved the elements of Los Angeles’ harsh December weather (mild rain and wind) to help blow the roof off of the Nokia Theater and celebrate the holidays at the annual KIIS Jingle Ball. Among our favorite artists on hand to put the rock in “Jingle Bell Rock” were Taio Cruz, Grammy

Erika Brooks Adickman | December 6, 2010 - 2:54 pm

2010’s Best Music: MySpace Music Picks The Top 50 Albums

What do Kanye West and Nicki Minaj have in common with a bunch of great bands most people have never heard of? They’re all included amongst MySpace Music’s Top 50 Albums of 2010! The Grammys this ain’t, which is why you won’t find the likes of Katy Perry, Eminem, or Taylor Swift anywhere amidst MySpace’s…

Idolator Staff | December 3, 2010 - 4:09 pm

Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber Rock ‘GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!’

While we may not have gotten everything we wanted off of our 2011 Grammy Nominee wish list (no “Dog Days Are Over” or Ke$ha?), last night’s performances from the live telecast did not disappoint—with perhaps the exception of Katy Perry opting for a non-latex dress for “California Gurls”. Jump below to catch Bruno Mars, B.o.B.,…

Erika Brooks Adickman | December 2, 2010 - 9:57 am

B.o.B Holds On Strong In His “Don’t Let Me Fall” Video

We were underwhelmed with B.o.B’s video for “Airplanes“, which, despite being nothing spectacular, was nominated for Video Of The Year at this past year’s VMAs. But we’re enchanted by the Atalanta rapper’s latest aspirational clip for his single, “Don’t Let Me Fall”. The Ethan Lader-directed vid was cut together using footage from B.o.B’s live shows,…

Becky Bain | November 17, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Ke$ha, Kanye West, Rihanna And B.o.B Rock MTV Europe Music Awards

Last night, Shakira kicked off the 2010 MTV EMAs in Madrid with her hip-shaking hit “Loca.” The night only gained momentum from there, with performances rolling in from B.o.B and Hayley Williams (the 2010 summer jam duet “Airplanes”), Rihanna —who rocked a floral frock for “Only Girl (In The World)” while surrounded by men in…

Erika Brooks Adickman | November 8, 2010 - 10:16 am

Antoine Dodson Intrudes Upon The 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards

The 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards went down on October 2 in Atlanta (flip through pics from the event) and the shindig was finally broadcast on television last night. We got to watch Kanye West’s black and white cypher segment with Common, Pusha T and Big Sean, Nicki Minaj snag awards for Rookie Of The…

Robbie Daw | October 13, 2010 - 7:12 am
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