Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean Headline Odd Future Carnival [Update: Full Line-Up Revealed]
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
The Frank Ocean and Chris Brown beef continues. The feud began with a physical altercation at an L.A.
Review: Earl Sweatshirt's "Doris"
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
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.
Frank Ocean Tears Vocal Cord, Cancels Australian Tour
Guess we won't be hearing the audio version of Frank Ocean's "Versace" freestyle anytime soon. Frank's mini-tour in Australia got off to a rough start, with the singer experiencing throat problems while performing on opening night.
Frank Ocean Releases Lyrics To His Own "Versace" Remix On Tumblr
It's almost safe to say that Migos' "Versace" track is up for song of the summer. The infectious hit has already been remixed by Drake, Meek Mill, Tyga, and many more. The latest to add to that list? How 'bout Frank Ocean, well sort of.
Frank Ocean Posts Open Letter, Addresses "You're Not Dead" Tour
Every so often we get an update on the life and times of Frank Ocean from the man himself, as is the case this weekend. This time around, the Grammy award winner speaks his mind from the road, in the midst of his ongoing "You're Not Dead" tour. In his latest open letter, posted on his Tumblr page, Ocean reveals that he funded the tour on his own, without the help of a label or touring firm. And despite the fact that he's premiered several new songs, he claims the shows aren't being held in support of an album.
Pharrell Comments On Different Personas Of Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean & Earl Sweatshirt
Tyler, The Creator has definitely created a crazy persona for himself. Whether it's his raps, his style, or his tweets, Tyler knows how to get people riled up (including himself). It makes us wonder whether Tyler is that way 24/7, or whether he calms down when he's not in the public eye. His personality is very much on the opposite spectrum of r'n'b crooner Frank Ocean, who gives off a much more mellow vibe.
Chris Brown Being Investigated For Criminal Battery In Frank Ocean Fight
The Chris Brown drama is never-ending. Even when you think a case is closed, apparently, it's not.
Frank Ocean Announces "You're Not Dead...2013" Tour
The last we heard from Frank Ocean, he was well into recording his follow-up to the Grammy award-winning Channel Orange. The OF crooner may be debuting some new material soon as he has just announced a new slew of dates as part of his "You're Not Dead...2013" Tour.
Snoop Dogg Has Little Hope For The Acceptance Of Homosexuality In Rap
As reported by TMZ, Snoop Dogg recently told The Guardian that he feels homosexuality may never be accepted in rap music. He was asked if Frank Ocean's public revelation last year would open doors for gay artists in the future.
Chris Brown Says He Will "Never See Eye To Eye" With Drake, Frank Ocean Played "Sympathy Role"
Chris Brown just released his new single "Fine China" today. The song serves as the first single for his new album X, and was co-written with Eric Bellinger. As much as Chris attempts to put the focus on his music, his personal life often looms over his artistic output.
Tyler, The Creator Talks On When He Found Out Frank Ocean Was Gay
Tyler, the Creator along with the rest of Odd Future have sometimes been labeled as homophobic because of some of their controversial raps. Nonetheless, Tyler has been supportive of his OF affiliate, Frank Ocean, since he came out publicly and before then, so it would appear that, that labeling is incorrect.
Frank Ocean Picks New Single From "Channel Orange"
Frank Ocean and his Def Jam label have decided on their next single from Frank's Channel Orange album. The next single will be "Super Rich Kids", featuring fellow Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt.
Frank Ocean Sued Over His Song "Lost"
Frank Ocean worked with plenty of notable producers and songwriters on his Grammy award winning Channel ORANGE.
Lyrics Of The Week: Feb. 23 - Mar. 1
"Lyrics bleed from my mind state / Elevate my mind and watch it rise like the crime rate."–Logic, Walk On By
Frank Ocean's "Thinking About You" Goes Platinum
Success seems to be following Frank Ocean everywhere these days. Following his debut album, Channel Orange, going gold in January (as well as receiving a Grammy for Best Urban Contemporary Album), his break-out single, "Thinking About You," has now gone platinum.
Frank Ocean Says He's "10, 11 Tracks" Into Next Project
After doing his thing at the Grammy's just last week, Frank Ocean isn't wasting any time and is already working on his next project.
Performances From Wiz Khalifa, Miguel, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean & More At Grammys
The 55th Annual Grammys took place last night, and every year they see memorable performances from a variety of artists. This year saw several hip-hop/ r'n'b artists perform, and in case you missed the awards ceremony, we've aggregated all the hip-hop-related performance here.Scroll down to see performances from Wiz Khalifa, Miguel, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, LL Cool J, and more.
Frank Ocean "Deep" Into Follow-Up Album
Frank Ocean picked up a couple of Grammys last night, including the categories of "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" and "Best Urban Contemporary Album". While he's still being awarded for his gold-certified debut, Frank has announced that he's already hard at work on his follow-up.