B.o.B Talks About Beyonce's New Album And His Upcoming Rock EP
Posted by Joseph Lee on 01.14.2014
His third album debuted four days after hers...
In an interview with Billboard, B.o.B spoke about Beyonce's new self-titled album, which was released four days before his third album Underground Luxury. Here are highlights:
On Beyonce's new album: "It's like, 'Dang, couldn't you have waited for 2014!' It was definitely, like, Whoa.. She showed the world how powerful an artist can be, and at the same time how powerful the Internet is. That's how to end the year, y'know? She ended with a bang."
On Underground Luxury: "This album is all about me. I executive-produced it, and I think it turned out the way it did because I needed to say the things I'm saying on this album. I needed to tell my story. I needed to let people know who I am and let people know the thoughts that are on my mind. With success sometimes you feel like you're shot out of a cannon and you don't want people to be distracted by the explosion. So I think it's just uncensored. It's unfiltered. It's just about me telling my story."
On his rock EP: "That's definitely coming. I have a lot of projects that I'm working on. I"m really juggling a lot. I'm having fun in the process because I'm doing things I've never done before. I'm really producing projects that show I'm understanding music better than I ever have. I know I'll get everything done and out, hopefully sooner than later."