Wired 25: The 25 Most Important People In Hip-Hop Under 25
B.o.B : 23 (November 15, 1988):
Bobby Ray had people thinking he would be the next Andre 3000 once upon a time. Then he went all the way Pop and three platinum singles later, B.o.B. wanted his rap respect back. On his mixtape EPIC: Every Play Is Crucial, he attempted to remind people what made you a fan in the first place. Even if you aren’t feeling his sing-songy joints lately, there aren’t many people who pound for pound are as talented as Bobby.