Posts tagged "frank ocean"

Frank Ocean Covers the Isley Brothers ‘At Your Best’ For Aaliyah’s Birthday

In a quiet post to his Tumblr, Frank Ocean used his Friday to pay tribute to one of his fallen forerunners Aaliyah by covering the…
By: Colin Joyce / January 17, 2015

Frank Ocean Releases New Track ‘Memrise’ on Tumblr

Happy Thanksgiving, Oceanographers. (That is what Frank Ocean fans are called, right?) Early Friday morning, Ocean presumably woke up from his turkey-and-stuffing mini-coma to…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 28, 2014

Chance the Rapper Hopes to Release New Album ‘Surf’ By the End of the Year

In a new interview with Billboard, Chance the Rapper has announced that he's sitting on a pile of new songs that he…
By: Brennan Carley / October 21, 2014

Frank Ocean’s Father Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million

Calvin Cooksey, the father of Frank Ocean, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against hip-hop magnate Russell Simmons to the tune of $142 million.
By: Colin Joyce / September 14, 2014

Brian Wilson Plans Team-Ups With Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, Kacey Musgraves

Brian Wilson is turning to a new generation of musical talent as the Beach Boys great works on his next album. According to a short…
By: Marc Hogan / June 11, 2014

Hear the Track Don Henley’s Lawyers Told Okkervil River to Take Down

As previously reported, Don Henley of the Eagles, a band that's spawned tribute bands, claims that an Okkervil River cover of one of hi…
By: Sarah Kaufman / June 5, 2014

Don Henley, Still Awful, Says Frank Ocean and Okkervil River Stole

UPDATE: Okkervil River's Will Sheff has responded to Don Henley's comments via an essay at Rolling Stone, beginning, "I woke to the news that…
By: Marc Hogan / June 4, 2014

Frank Ocean Gives First Live Performance in Six Months at Met Gala

Frank Ocean has returned to the stage. The R&B boundary-pusher has been beefing with burrito makers, dunking with Diplo and two member…
By: Colin Joyce / May 6, 2014

Rhythm & Snooze: From Sohn to Chet Faker, A Global Group of Artists Explore the EDM-R&B Axis

Look, I hate to do it, I don't want to do it, but I have to do it. Reader, it's my job: I have to…
By: Garrett Kamps / April 17, 2014

Frank Ocean Writes Chipotle a $200K Check, Says ‘Eff Off’

Frank Ocean has sent a clear message to Chipotle Mexican Grill. In response to their recent lawsuit accusing the channel ORANGE singer of owing them…
By: Chris Martins / March 11, 2014

Frank Ocean Can Dunk on Balmy Clash-Diplo Collaboration ‘Hero’

Save a spot on your March Madness bracket for whatever team has Frank Ocean. The channel ORANGE singer, who has been quiet lately…
By: Marc Hogan / March 10, 2014

Frank Ocean to Return Backed by Diplo and Clash Members

The math may not quite add up in this case, but Converse's "Three Artists One Song" series is delivering a new installment on Monday and…
By: Chris Martins / March 7, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup: Kanye West, Elton John, Skrillex, Jack White, Frank Ocean

Bonnaroo will return to Manchester, Tennessee, on Thursday, June 12, and run through Sunday, June 15. That's four days to fill, but organizers apparently…
By: Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Frank Ocean Should Beat ‘Inception’-Style Copyright Lawsuit

Even Frank Ocean's legal problems go deep. A new lawsuit accuses the Beyoncé collaborator of copyright infringement of Xzibit-meme proportions. But the…
By: Marc Hogan / February 11, 2014

Beyonce Drops New ‘Visual Album’ With No Advance Warning

UPDATE: Preview Beyonce's 17 dazzling "visual album" videos.
By: Jem Aswad / December 13, 2013

Chris Brown’s Frank Ocean Brawl Could Cost Him $3 Million

Chris Brown's January fight with Frank Ocean is the fight that won't end. The channel ORANGE singer almost immediately said he forgave…
By: Marc Hogan / December 4, 2013

Kanye West Crashes Odd Future Carnival 2013: Camp Flog Gnaw in Photos

Odd Future held their second annual OFWGKTA Carnival, also known as Camp Flog Gnaw, at Los Angeles Coliseum on November 9, and Kanye West…
By: Krista Schlueter / November 11, 2013

Chris Brown Accuses Frank Ocean’s Cousin of Shakedown in Countersuit

Nearly three months after Chris Brown was sued for $2 million for his part in that January fight with Frank Ocean, the embattled…
By: Chris Martins / November 7, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Frank Ocean Shows Up Earl Sweatshirt on ‘Sunday’

Cities Aviv, "☮☮☮"From .Avi, an odds-and-sods mixtape collecting a bunch of in-transition tracks that show Memphis rapper Citie…
By: Brandon Soderberg / August 22, 2013

Did Frank Ocean Shade Chris Brown on Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘Sunday’?

Earl Sweatshirt collaborated on Frank Ocean track "Super Rich Kids" for channel ORANGE, SPIN's 2012 Album of the Year, but neither is super rich…
By: Marc Hogan / August 14, 2013
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