Rapper B.o.B. Has Started a GoFundMe Campaign to Prove That the Earth Is Flat

Rapper B.o.B. Has Started a GoFundMe Campaign to Prove That the Earth Is Flat
Rapper B.o.B. Has Started a GoFundMe Campaign to Prove That the Earth Is Flat

B.o.B. performs onstage at Philips Arena in Atlanta, June 17, 2017. Paras Griffin—WireImage/Getty Images

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Rapper B.o.B., who became known last year for believing that the Earth is flat, now wants your help to prove his theory.

Late last week, he started a GoFundMe campaign, "Show BoB The Curve," aiming to find evidence that the planet is actually round.

"Help support B.o.B purchase and launch multiple satellites into space," reads the fundraising page's description. "He will be keeping you updated with step-by-step documentation of the process! Help B.o.B find the curve!

Since the campaign launched on Sept. 21, 25 donors have given a total $581 to the rapper by the time of writing — he is aiming to raise $200,000 for his project.

In 2016, the rapper dropped a diss track on astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, after Tyson tried to convince him that the Earth is, in fact, not flat.

"Neil Tyson need to loosen up his vest/ They’ll probably write that man one hell of a check," reads one line from B.o.B.'s track,"Flatline."

For his part, Tyson clapped back with scientific explanation, and on national television to demonstrate gravity.

The view that our planet is a flat disc, as opposed to a globular-shaped spheroid, has been amplified in recent year by celebrity endorsements, reports CNN.

Apart from B.o.B., high-profile flat-earthers include Tila Tequila, NFL player Sammy Watkins and NBA star Kyrie Irving. (However, reports emerged Monday that Irving could be just trolling everyone with his professed belief in a flat Earth.)

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