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Rapper B.o.B. takes aim at record label bosses

Rapper B.O.B. has blasted record label bosses for failing to promote his music after unveiling his new EP online.

The Airplanes star has embarked on a Twitter rant just days after the 4 December (15) release of Water (We Are The Enemy Really), accusing label chiefs of doing nothing to support the album.


"There's a ban on BoB...," raged the 27 year old, who is signed to Atlantic Records via T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records. "They boycott me, they are afraid I'll get too much exposure...


"When ppl (people) say I'm 'under-rated' or 'slept-on'... it's not entirely the case... 'suppressed' is a better word...


"My own label doesn't even promote my albums, mixtapes, shows or events... ZERO promo... NONE!!! ZERO!!!"


B.o.B. then made it clear he wasn't taking aim at mentor T.I., adding, "Thank God @Tip (T.I.) got my back and he still in my corner (sic)...


"To every fan who has ever gave (sic) me a RT(retweet), a follow, or a like... thank you for spreading the word. You've done more promo than the label".


The Twitter tirade comes four months after B.o.B.'s fourth studio project, Psycadelik Thoughtz, dropped as a surprise release in August (15), with little fanfare. It peaked at number 97 on the Billboard 200, making it his lowest-charting album to date.