Kanye West Urges Radio Outfits To Play Frank Ocean's Music
The first time many people heard (or heard of) Frank Ocean was in the introduction of Kanye West's Watch the Throne opener "No Church in the Wild." Yes, Kanye West has been a big supporter of Ocean throughout Ocean's career.
Frank Ocean No Longer Signed To Def Jam, Self-Released "Blonde"
Frank Ocean's Blonde is projected to sell 225 to 250 thousand units in its first week. He's doing it as an independent artist.
Frank Ocean Lists Favorite Songs & Movies
Frank Ocean has not only delivered an exciting new album projected to do massive numbers -- he's also released a 200+-page zine chockful of content that includes poetry by Kanye West and
McDonald's Has Responded To Kanye West's Weird McDonald's Poem
Frank Ocean’s Boys Don’t Cry magazine isn’t in the hands of too many people yet, but that didn’t stop a somewhat odd poem about anthropomorphized McDonald’s menu items penned by Kanye West from surfacing online. Frank Ocean grabbing headlines with over 200,000 projected first week sales didn't hurt either.
Frank Ocean's "Blonde" Expected To Chart No. 1 With 225-250K In Sales
The earth shook upon the surprise release of Frank Ocean's Blonde, as fans had long waited in anguish for the follow-up to 2012's Channel Orange, his illustrious debut album. Unsurprisingly, Blonde will soon become the No. 1 album in the country, according to industry forecasters. The first-week sales projections arrive two days after the album was made available in the iTunes store and for streaming via Apple Music on Aug.
The Best Lyrics On Frank Ocean's "Blonde"
Frank Ocean first revealed himself as a generational songwriting talent on his 2011 debut nostalgia, ULTRA, then emerged as a full-blown star on the strength of the 2012's Channel Orange, which amounted to a series of vignettes about wealth, drugs, friendship, and love.
The Full Version Of Frank Ocean's "Endless" Video Is 140 Hours Long
Sitting in the corner of Frank Ocean's circular staircase workshop in his 45-minute "Endless" video is a giant boombox. The boombox is the work of NYC-based contemporary artist Tom Sachs.
Tyler, The Creator Pens Poem In Frank Ocean's "Boys Don't Cry" Zine
Frank Ocean's "Boys Don't Cry" zine released as an accompaniment to Blonde is, by all accounts, nearly as amazing as the album itself. It features a poem on McDonalds by Kanye West.
Read Frank Ocean's Personal Note On "Blonde"
Frank Ocean largely avoids social media. The main exception is Tumblr, which has functioned as his open diary over the years.
Kanye West Writes Awesome Poem "The McDonald's Man" For Frank Ocean Zine
Frank Ocean coincided the surprise release of his new album, Blonde, by setting up a few pop-up shops around the US as well as one in his current residence of London in order to give away a limited number of copies of a magazine called "Boys Don't Cry," which was the presumed title of Blonde. Like the album, the magazine looks to be a rare piece of art.
Frank Ocean Releases "Boys Don't Cry" Magazine, Includes "Boyfriend" Poem
All the hype and trickery surrounding the follow-up to Frank Ocean's Channel Orange, released over four years ago, has been exhausting. Now, all has been forgiven. His new album, Blonde, has arrived.
Frank Ocean's "Blonde" Credits Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, David Bowie & More
Frank Ocean just dropped, and everything seems to be in its right place again. His new album, which appeared on Apple Music in surprise fashion, is entitled Blonde and not Boys Don't Cry, which had been the rumored title for over a year. However, Ocean did put out a magazine called "Boys Don't Cry" in coordination with the release of Blonde. The magazine appeared at four different pop-up shops in four different cities.
Frank Ocean's "Blonde" Is Now Streaming On Beats 1 Radio
Cancel your plans for the night. Frank Ocean's new album, entitled Blonde (and not Boy's Dont Cry), just dropped in surprise fashion. Unsurprisingly, the album is only available to subscribers of Apple Music, though non-users can stream snippets of each of Blonde's 17 tracks here.
Stream Frank Ocean's New Album "Blonde"
Yes, folks. Here it is. A brand new album from Frank Ocean, and not a "visual album," as with "Endless," released late Thurs. night (Aug. 18). The title of the new album is Blonde, and not Boy's Dont Cry, as had been rumored for over a year.
Frank Ocean Shares Credits To "Endless" Visual Album
So it turns out that Frank Ocean is more than just a troll these days, as he turned up late last night to share a 45-minute video of himself building a spiral staircase. Along with the footage, there was an album's worth of new music.
Apple Confirms Frank Ocean's "Boys Don't Cry" Is Still Dropping This Weekend
So following all the confusion that was Frank Ocean’s “Endless” visual album, it turns out the real album, Boys Don’t Cry, is still to come this weekend.
Frank Ocean Is Currently Debuting New Music On His Website [Update: Visual Album "Endless" Released]
[Update: Frank Ocean Debuts "Endless" Visual Album]
Lil B Reveals He Worked On Frank Ocean's "Boys Don't Cry"
After a recent festival appearance for Finland's Flow Festival, Lil B the Based God caught up with Dazed to discuss various aspects of his Based philosophy and what it means to him, being a self-proclaimed feminist, Donald Trump and more.
Frank Ocean Spotted Street Racing Tyler, The Creator And A$AP Rocky
To say the anticipation for Frank Ocean’s sophomore album is palpable is like saying summers in Atlanta are kinda hot. So when Frank makes any appearance, even just to walk past the livestream camera located at Apple’s headquarters, it sends the internet into a frenzy. Which brings us to the most recent Frank Ocean sighting. The video below was shot by A$AP Rocky and shows a person who looks unmistakably like Frank Ocean leaning out the window of a car as the A$AP Mob rapper asks “DO YOU WANT TO RACE?” Frank Ocean’s response?
Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" Is Charting For The First Time In 3 Years
While it was reported that Frank Ocean's long-awaited sophomore album, Boys Don't Cry, would arrive on August 5th, a week later, the project is nowhere in sight. Even though the album didn't show up, the potential release did inspire a lot of hype, and it seems it was enough to allow Ocean's 2012 album, Channel Orange, a placement back on the Billboard 200.