*Atlanta rapper B.o.B has knocked Rihanna from the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart to be released today.
The rapper, whose real name is Bobby Simmons, also has the Hot 100’s top new entry with the No. 12 bow of “Airplanes,” featuring Hayley Williams of the rock group Paramore. [Listen below.]
His debut album “B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray” goes on sale next Tuesday.