Frank Ocean News

  • Chance The Rapper Says Frank Ocean, Andre 3000 & J. Cole Are On His Debut Album
    Chance The Rapper Says Frank Ocean, Andre 3000 & J. Cole Are On His Debut Album
    Jan 29, 2015 at 04:55 PM
    Chance The Rapper's gotten himself some pretty famous fans. In a new interview with GQ (check out a pic from the photoshoot above), the Chicago native spoke on his yet-to-be-titled debut album, revealing that Frank Ocean, Andre 3000 and J. Cole all make appearances on it. 
  • Frank Ocean & Lil B Are Working On New Music Together
    Frank Ocean & Lil B Are Working On New Music Together
    Dec 29, 2014 at 11:54 AM
    Frank Ocean has been pretty reclusive over the past year. After releasing his debut album, Channel Orange, to both critical acclaim and Grammys (a weirdly rare feat to get both these days), he disappeared, deleting his Twitter account and rarely doing interviews. Still, we've been told that Frank has been working on his sophomore effort since only a couple months after Orange dropped, so as far as we know, he's been holed up working on music all this time.
  • Frank Ocean Denied Legal Name Change
    Frank Ocean Denied Legal Name Change
    Nov 10, 2014 at 11:36 AM
    Frank Ocean has taken a back seat when it comes to social media and all the drama it entails. He's also been low-key when it comes to music. Today the singer pops up in the news not because of any new music (although we hope that's on the way), but because he wants to legally change his name to Frank Ocean.
  • Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Frank Ocean's Dad Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 Million
    Sep 14, 2014 at 10:55 AM
    Frank Ocean's father hasn't been a part of the R&B singer's life since he was five years old, but he feels his reputation as a father has been wrongly tarnished, and he's seeking $142 million in compensation. Ocean's dad, otherwise known as Calvin Cooksey is targeting Russell Simmons' Global Grind in particular, claiming the site has posted lies about him, as well as strangely taking them to task for never using his real name.
  • Frank Ocean Has Reportedly Fired His Publicist & Management
    Frank Ocean Has Reportedly Fired His Publicist & Management
    Jun 25, 2014 at 03:40 PM
    Frank Ocean's sophomore album is reportedly slated for a late 2014 release, and the singer has decided to switch up his management and publicist leading up to the album's rollout.
  • Frank Ocean Reportedly Tapped To Perform At Met Gala
    Frank Ocean Reportedly Tapped To Perform At Met Gala
    Apr 30, 2014 at 03:33 PM
    Last year's Met Gala was a memorable one, as you may recall Kanye West was the performer and he treated fans to then-unheard music off his latest album Yeezus. Since we learned recently that Frank Ocean is finally back in the studio and working on a new project, we can only hope the r'n'b singer acts accordingly.
  • Frank Ocean Is Almost Done With New Album; May Skip Coachella To Complete It
    Frank Ocean Is Almost Done With New Album; May Skip Coachella To Complete It
    Apr 10, 2014 at 10:52 PM
     A few weeks ago, photographer, Nabil, posted a photo of Frank Ocean working in the studio, and reminded us that great music is soon upon us. While It seems like it’s been ages since his channel ORANGE album took the music world by storm, we can now start looking forward to his sophomore album.
  • Frank Ocean Spotted In Studio Working On Sophomore LP
    Frank Ocean Spotted In Studio Working On Sophomore LP
    Mar 25, 2014 at 11:04 AM
    Frank Ocean has appeared in the news lately, although it hasn't had to do with new music from the singer. Rather, his name has been circulating because of a Chipotle lawsuit over a commercial track that Ocean never ended up doing, despite taking an advance for it.
  • Frank Ocean Did Not Send Chipotle The "Fuck Off" Check After All
    Frank Ocean Did Not Send Chipotle The "Fuck Off" Check After All
    Mar 20, 2014 at 04:06 PM
    Frank Ocean recently settled a lawsuit with Chipotle in a pretty badass way-- at least, we thought he did. The singer was paid a hefty sum to contribute some vocals to an ad campaign, but he never followed through. Thus, Chipotle sued Ocean for the money they paid for his involvement, which worked out to $212,500.
  • Frank Ocean Sued By Chipotle [Update: Ocean Cuts A Check, Writes "Fuck Off" On It]
    Frank Ocean Sued By Chipotle [Update: Ocean Cuts A Check, Writes "Fuck Off" On It]
    Mar 10, 2014 at 06:15 PM
    Chipotle may fill our stomachs, but they're looking to burn a hole right through Frank Ocean's pocket. To be fair, he was payed by the Mexican Grill super chain around $212,500 to donate some vocals to their new marketing campaign, called "The Scarecrow." The Fiona Apple cover of the "Pure Imagination" song from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory" done for Chipotle; that was supposed Frank Ocean's cover.
  • Crew Love: Odd Future
    Crew Love: Odd Future
    Mar 3, 2014 at 12:21 PM
    OFWGKTA (Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All), more commonly referred to as Odd Future, made a huge splash in the rap world when they burst onto the scene in late 2009 with crew leader Tyler, the Creator's critically-acclaimed Bastard mixtape. Bringing dark, lo-fi sonics, even darker lyrics and off-kilter humor to the table, the rest of the crew would soon follow him into the limelight.
  • T-Pain Hates Homophobia In Rap, Mentions Frank Ocean & Macklemore
    T-Pain Hates Homophobia In Rap, Mentions Frank Ocean & Macklemore
    Feb 9, 2014 at 12:55 PM
    In an interview with VladTV, T-Pain sat down and talked about the disparity between the emergence of "gay-friendly" acts in Hip-Hop, directly citing Frank Ocean and Macklemore, and his perception of Urban Music's reluctance to accomodate the LGBT community. Of this, T-Pain commented, saying:
  • Frank Ocean's Cousin Reportedly Suing Chris Brown Over Studio Brawl [Update: Lawsuit Is For $3M]
    Frank Ocean's Cousin Reportedly Suing Chris Brown Over Studio Brawl [Update: Lawsuit Is For $3M]
    Dec 4, 2013 at 10:53 AM
    The Frank Ocean and Chris Brown legal issues are not over just yet-- it seems like Brown can't escape any problem. While Frank posted an open letter on his Tumblr looking to forgive Breezy, Ocean's cousin doesn't feel the same way.
  • Frank Ocean Says That He's Back To Work
    Frank Ocean Says That He's Back To Work
    Nov 15, 2013 at 01:10 PM
    Frank Ocean has kind of disappeared for a minute, but it looks like he'll be back soon enough. The r'n'b singer, who no longer has Twitter, took to his Tumblr to share some thoughts while at the same time revealing he's back in the studio.
  • Chris Brown Countersuing Frank Ocean's Cousin Over Studio Fight
    Chris Brown Countersuing Frank Ocean's Cousin Over Studio Fight
    Nov 7, 2013 at 01:02 PM
    The Chris Brown x Frank Ocean brawl aftermath seems to be never-ending. Although the fight happened last January, new developments concerning the fight are still coming in.
  • Frank Ocean Says He Sold "A Lot Of Cocaine And Crack" In School
    Frank Ocean Says He Sold "A Lot Of Cocaine And Crack" In School
    Sep 17, 2013 at 09:58 AM
    Frank Ocean, being an r'n'b singer, doesn't exactly have the hardest reputation, although he did get into that scuffle with fellow singer Chris Brown. Nonetheless, Ocean doesn't portray himself as a gangster, although he reveals in a new interview with Oyster Magazine that he was a thug in school.
  • Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean Headline Odd Future Carnival [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
    Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean Headline Odd Future Carnival [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
    Sep 10, 2013 at 02:55 PM
    For the second year in a row, Odd Future will be holding their OFWGKTA Carnival in L.A., and they have announced Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean as the headliners.  Other details of performances are yet to be revealed, but just as last year, the event will feature rides, games, a skatepark, and Odd Future unique prizes for those participating in the carnival.  This year there will be two stages, the “Camp” stage and the “High” stage.  The event is being held by Camp Flog Gnaw, Tyler’s new creative company.
  • Frank Ocean Mocks Chris Brown With "Domestic Violence" Shirt
    Frank Ocean Mocks Chris Brown With "Domestic Violence" Shirt
    Sep 7, 2013 at 05:13 PM
    The Frank Ocean and Chris Brown beef continues. The feud began with a physical altercation at an L.A.
  • Review: Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris"
    Review: Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris"
    Aug 23, 2013 at 09:47 AM
    Among Odd Future’s colorful cast, Earl Sweatshirt is almost reserved. Almost.
  • Frank Ocean's Appearance At OVO Fest Cancelled Due To Torn Vocal Chord
    Frank Ocean's Appearance At OVO Fest Cancelled Due To Torn Vocal Chord
    Jul 30, 2013 at 11:16 AM
    As we reported last week, Frank Ocean had to cancel his Australian tour because of tear in his vocal chord. The effects will spill over onto Drake's OVO Fest, as LiveNation announced this morning that the night Ocean is performing has been cancelled. The r'n'b singer was scheduled to perform the first day of OVO Fest, August 4th, alongside James Blake. That day has been cancelled, and Blake has been moved to the second day.
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