B.o.B Recalls His Life Changing After “Nothin On You”, Backlash For His “Earth Is Flat” Statement

B.o.B “Off The Porch” Interview

We recently sat down with B.o.B for an exclusive “Off The Porch” interview! During our conversation he discussed being raised in Decatur, making beats as early as high school, his musical influences, signing his record deal when he was only 17, playing instruments at an early age, selling his first beat at 15, jumping off the porch at 13, buzzing during the blog era and mixtape era, being featured on the XXLFreshman cover, his life changing after his single “Nothin On You” featuring Bruno Mars, “Strange Clouds” being the first album with a Morgan Freeman feature, breaking down the practice of freedom of speech as a public figure, his past theory on the Earth being flat, catching major backlash, the identity of African Americans, people turning on him after his statement via social media, learning a lot over the years when it came to his career, recently getting off of tour, tours being extremely expensive, the current danger of being a rapper right now, switching up his sound, having a rock band, his web series “St. Louis”, and more! 


Interview by Spitty

DGB Media

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“Off The Porch” is Dirty Glove Bastard’s exclusive interview series where artists, producers, DJs & industry insiders are given a platform to tell their unfiltered story. Dirty Glove Bastard was created in 2007 to shine more light on the buzzing, regional music scenes in the South & Midwest.


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