Strange Clouds is the highly-anticipated follow-up to B.o.B's critically-acclaimed, RIAA-certified Gold debut album, B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray, which earned an outstanding five Grammy nominations including "Best Rap Album." The album also spawned three multiplatinum singles, "Nothin' On You (feat. Bruno Mars)," "Magic (feat. Rivers Cuomo)," and "Airplanes (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore)" the latter being certified 4X Platinum by the RIAA.
B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray, debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart and was heralded by the smash debut single "Nothin' On You (feat. Bruno Mars)," which catapulted to the top of Billboard's Hot 100 chart. B.o.B also celebrated the album's release with a number of high-profiled TV appearances including The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Wendy Williams Show, Saturday Night Live and The Mo'Nique Show, while gracing the covers of national publications including Complex and VIBE. Adding to this, B.o.B is one of the faces of Adidas' 2011 "All Adidas" global brand campaign, which also includes the likes of Katy Perry, David Beckham and NBA star Derrick Rose.