Frank Ocean Did Not Send Chipotle The "Fuck Off" Check After All
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]
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
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
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]
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 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
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, 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]
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.