On this day in Hip-Hop history, B.o.B. released his sophomore album Strange Clouds.
On this day in 2012, B.o.B. released his second album Strange Clouds on Grand Hustle. The album featured production from Mike Will Made It, Dr. Luke, Unik, Billboard, Frequency, and Stargate, among others. Notable guest artists featured on the set included Nicki Minaj, Ryan Tedder, Taylor Swift, Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Chris Brown, T.I., Lauriana Mae, Playboy Tre, and actor Morgan Freeman.
Strange Clouds spawned the singles: "Out of My Mind;" "So Good," which reached #11 on the Billboard Hot 100; "Both of Us," which reached #18 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum; and "Strange Clouds," which peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified multi-platinum. The album reached #5 on the Billboard 200. It was #1 on both the R&B/Hip-Hop and Rap charts. It was certified platinum by the RIAA.
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