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Report: Def Jam Released Frank Ocean From His Contract Early

Last month, Frank Ocean released two new albums back to back: Endless and Blonde. Blonde was the standalone portion of the project, and since Endless was only available…
Anna Gaca / September 17, 2016

Car Seat Headrest Covered Frank Ocean’s “Ivy” Last Night

Car Seat Headrest played St. Louis' Ready Room last night, where the set list included a raw-edged cover of "Ivy," the mesmerizing second track from Frank Ocean's new…
Anna Gaca / September 6, 2016

Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ Is Ineligible for the ‘Billboard’ Charts

Frank Ocean's primary new album Blonde is expected to debut at number one on this week's Billboard 200 albums chart, but its immediate predecessor Endless doesn't qualify, the…
Anna Gaca / August 27, 2016

Stream Frank Ocean’s New Album ‘Blond’ Right Now

Endless, it seems, was only the prelude. Elusive singer Frank Ocean has released (another) new album, Blond. The new project, long expected to be called Boys Don't Cry, was posted…
Anna Gaca / August 20, 2016

Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’: SPIN’s Impulsive Reviews

Frank Ocean returned last night with Endless, a new "visual album" available exclusively through Apple Music. The 45-minute piece isn't the only new material the…
SPIN Staff / August 19, 2016

Frank Ocean’s Elegant (and NSFW) ‘Nikes’ Is a First Look at His Next New Album

Update: Frank Ocean has announced the locations of four pop-up shops, where fans can presumably purchase the magazine associated with his forthcoming album. The pop-ups are located in New…
Anna Gaca / August 20, 2016

Inside Frank Ocean’s ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ Magazine: Another Version of ‘Blond’ and a Poem by Kanye West

New information is coming to light as the internet continues to parse Frank Ocean's long-awaited new album Blond and its companion magazine, Boys Don't Cry. (The spelling of the title appears to be intentionally inconsistent:…
Anna Gaca / August 21, 2016

Frank Ocean’s New Album ‘Endless’ Is Out Now

Update 2: Rolling Stone is now reporting that while there is another "proper" Frank Ocean album coming this weekend, it's not called Boys Don't Cry…
Kyle McGovern / August 19, 2016

Review: Frank Ocean’s Blond on ‘Blonde’ Is Pledging Its Goddamn Time

Frank Ocean fixed "Wolves." No, really: Kanye was onto something when he called The Life of Pablo a "living album," because — while he’s on…
Dan Weiss / August 23, 2016

‘Don’t Try to Be Someone Else’: On Voicemails and a Mother’s Love on Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’

The album skit is supposed to be over. What was once an essential hallmark of hip-hop and R&B LPs is now a disposable flourish; WAVs and MP3s…
Brian Josephs / August 24, 2016

Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain Star in a Burberry Ad

Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean Cobain recently filmed a short ad for Burberry as part of London Fashion Week. It features the mother-daughter pair dancing with…
Anna Gaca / September 22, 2016

PARTYNEXTDOOR Is Boring

PARTYNEXTDOOR's P3 somehow becoming one of the summer's most talked-about albums is a noteworthy achievement, especially when you consider how much the singer/producer had to live up to after…
Brian Josephs / August 19, 2016

Thinking ‘Bout Forever: Frank Ocean and Time Travel

On "We All Try," a carefully made declaration from Frank Ocean’s breakthrough mixtape, nostalgia, ULTRA., the enigmatic singer proclaims: "I don’t believe in time travel."
Paul Thompson / August 4, 2016

Frank Ocean’s New Album ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ Is Coming on Friday

Pinch yourself: Frank Ocean's new album is coming this week. According to the New York Times, the long-awaited follow up to channel ORANGE will be…
Anna Gaca / August 1, 2016

Frank Ocean Is Livestreaming… Something

Update 2: The FADER has discovered that the boombox in Frank Ocean's livestreamed video is actually a piece by artist Tom Sachs. According to the FADER,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 1, 2016

No Frank Ocean Album Yet Today, So Let’s Listen to the Cure’s ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ 15 Times

Those who woke up today with the excitement of Christmas morning (or who stayed up last night trying to catch Santa in the act) were…
Andrew Unterberger / August 5, 2016

Listen to Car Seat Headrest’s Live Piano Version of “Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales”

Car Seat Headrest were in Minneapolis last night when Will Toledo broke out into a piano-driven rendition of "Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales," before the rest of the band…
Josh Rosenberg / September 29, 2016

Review: On Care, How to Dress Well Opens His Heart and Arrangements

If alt-R&B disappears ever, it’ll be via suffocation under a heap of its own baggage. The stereotypes are well-known and vicious. The worst of the…
Katherine St. Asaph / September 23, 2016

Review: Danny Brown’s Atrocity Exhibition Is A Thrilling, Harrowing Ride

Danny Brown is a man in limbo who is struggling to find balance. In song he’s autobiographical, often flipping between zonked out and deadly serious,…
Sheldon Pearce / September 30, 2016

Watch De La Soul and Estelle Perform “Memory of… (US)” on Fallon

The quiet success of De La Soul's And the Anonymous Nobody... has been one of the year's more pleasant surprises. The trio's first album in 12 years, Nobody...
Brian Josephs / September 28, 2016
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