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Frank Ocean to Ansel Elgort According to Ansel Elgort: “You Have An Amazing Voice”

Actor, singer, songwriter, and "recently retired DJ" Ansel Elgort sat down with Billboard this week to discuss his recent pivot toward the music world. With cosigns from Frank…
Rob Arcand / June 15, 2017

Watch Frank Ocean Finally Play His First Blonde Show in Denmark

After cancelling three other appearances, Frank Ocean finally performed at Denmark’s NorthSide Festival on Friday night. It’s his first live performance since 2014 and the…
James Rettig, Stereogum / June 10, 2017

Watch Tyler, the Creator’s Cherry Bomb Documentary Featuring A$AP Rocky, Toro y Moi, and More

The documentary for Tyler, the Creator's 2015 album Cherry Bomb is finally available for streaming. Its trailer came out late last year, and it debuted during a…
Brian Josephs / May 30, 2017

Frank Ocean – “Biking (Solo)”

There aren't too many artists who'd willingly shave off a Jay Z verse for a remix, but Frank Ocean is part of that pantheon. After…
Brian Josephs / May 17, 2017

On “RAF,” Frank Ocean’s Singular Rapping Is Blunted By Its Context

The songs Frank Ocean has released in 2017 are like condensed, haute couture permutations of "Futura Free," a world-weary hosannah that closes last year's Blonde. After an hour of that album's prismatic soul-searching,…
Brian Josephs / May 15, 2017

A$AP Rocky – “RAF” ft. Frank Ocean, Quavo, and Lil Uzi Vert

In another surprise episode of Frank Ocean's blondedRADIO that aired as the sun rose, the singer premiered a new A$AP Rocky joint titled "RAF," an ode to the…
Brian Josephs / May 15, 2017

Frank Ocean Denies Father’s Libel Allegations Over Tumblr Essay

Frank Ocean has denied allegations in a libel lawsuit brought by his father, Calvin Cooksey, over a Tumblr essay about homophobia Ocean posted in June 2016. "I was six years old when…
Anna Gaca / May 11, 2017

Frank Ocean Cancels Sasquatch! Performance, Replaced by LCD Soundsystem

Frank Ocean will no longer be playing Sasquatch! He was billed as the Friday (May 26) headliner and has now been replaced by LCD Soundsystem. Chance The…

“Lens” Is the Frank Ocean People Love

Frank Ocean has proudly charted his own path in the music industry. He released his breakthrough mixtape without the consent of his label at the time,…
Jordan Sargent / April 24, 2017

Frank Ocean – “Slide on Me” ft. Young Thug

One day after debuting "Lens" on the fourth episode of his Beats 1 blondedRADIO show, Frank Ocean released another new song during the surprise fifth…
Taylor Berman / April 24, 2017

Frank Ocean – “Lens”

The ever-elusive Frank Ocean brought the new yet again last night, on the fourth episode of his Beats 1 blondedRADIO show. Following the singles "Biking" ft. Jay-Z and Tyler, the…
Dale Eisinger / April 23, 2017

Frank Ocean – “Biking” ft. Jay Z and Tyler, the Creator

Frank Ocean is still steadily putting out music, a change-up from his glacial release pace between 2012's Channel Orange and last year's Blonde. Last night, the singer brought…
Brian Josephs / April 8, 2017

New Music: Frank Ocean – “Chanel”

Frank Ocean dropped his previously unheard cut "Chanel" tonight on the surprise second episode of his Beats 1 show, blondedRADIO. The song follows up the Calvin Harris-led…
Brian Josephs / March 11, 2017

Quavo on Not Being Homophobic: “I Got a Record With Frank Ocean”

The general public and critical adulation over Migos' triumphant 2017--characterized by a #1 smash single and album--was dampened, if only slightly, by homophobic comments all three members made…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 9, 2017

Stream a Frank Ocean-Presented Beats 1 Show Right Now

Following last night's release of "Slide," Calvin Harris' new song with Frank Ocean and Migos, Apple Music's Beats 1 Radio is premiering a two-hour show called blondedRadio and billed as…
Anna Gaca / February 24, 2017
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