Grand Hustle/Atlantic Records star B.o.B.‘s debut album, The Adventures of Bobby Ray has achieved gold status, according to manager TJ Chapman. The respected manager tweeted today that the 22 year-old’s April, 2010 album featuring Eminem, Lupe Fiasco and Playboy Tre crossed the 500,000 mark.
News Update: B.o.B’s “The Adventured of Bobby Ray” is CERTIFIED GOLD in the US!!! 500,000+ Albums Sold!!! Congrats @bobatl!
Like other releases this year from Ludacris and Rick Ross, the announcement was made prior to the Soundscan report, which tracks domestic sales at most retailers.
In 2010, B.o.B. has additionally appeared on albums from Slim Thug, Big Boi and Quincy Jones.