Why is B.o.B trending? What we know about Georgian rapper Bobby Ray Simmons Jr.

Why is ‘B.o.B death’ trending?

Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. is currently a hot topic of conversation on social media as baseless rumours fly around.

Better known by his stage name B.o.B, the rapper made a huge splash in the music industry in the last decade but has been out of the spotlight in recent years. So, who is he and what’s all the fuss about?

Who is Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. aka B.o.B?

Born in 1998 and raised in Decatur, Georgia, B.o.B is a rapper who rose to fame around 2007.

He experienced a period of success between 2007 and 2011, releasing hit after hit and collaborating with other artists.

While he continues to create music, his popularity has waned compared to his earlier years in the industry.

Aside from his music career, B.o.B has sparked controversy with his unconventional beliefs, such as claiming that the earth is flat. He was even associated with the Flat Earth Society in 2016.

His outlandish views attracted the attention of scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who engaged in a public debate with B.o.B on social media.

In one of his songs, B.o.B made controversial statements about historical figures, including appearing to downplay the atrocities of Stalin and supporting a Holocaust denier.

Why is ‘B.o.B death’ trending?

Speculation started circulating on Tuesday that B.o.B had passed away.

Some social media users claimed that the government was responsible for his alleged death.