Frank Ocean Releases Video Stream On BoysDontCry Website
It's now officially August 1st, and we don't yet have a new album from spotlight-shy r'n'b singer Frank Ocean. At the beginning of July, Frank Ocean hinted at what many believed to be an album release with a countdown of sorts on his website, everything leading up to #JULY2016. If Boys Don't Cry really is the album, it's not here yet (sigh), but Ocean keeps the mystery and excitement coming with a new visual stream that dropped on his website late last night.
Frank Ocean Might Be Releasing A Novel Along With "Boys Don't Cry"
A week ago, Frank Ocean put his faithful following on high alert by posting an image of a library card that has been stamped with many dates, the last one being "July __ 2016," with the exact day smudged out. Boys Don't Cry -- the name of Ocean's website and also the presumptive title of his next album -- is written at the bottom of the card.
Frank Ocean & Young Thug To Appear In Calvin Klein Campaign
Frank Ocean has essentially been in hiding over the last couple of years, so when he popped up on Calvin Klein's Snapchat, it was a surprise to say the least. The brand announced the stars of its new campaign through the app, revealing that Young Thug would be a part of the ads as well, joining models like Kate Moss and Grace Coddington.
Iamsu! Says He "Fully Lied" Concerning Frank Ocean Album Tweets
Yesterday Iamsu! appeared to be -the man-, basically insinuating he had a role to play in Frank Ocean's highly anticipated album Boys Don't Cry, which we know little about, save for the fact that it might be dropping in July.
Iamsu! Says Frank Ocean's New Album Does Not Disappoint
Frank Ocean's name recirculated public consciousness this past weekend when the singer hinted heavily that a new album, BOYS DON'T CRY, would be dropping in July. The hint came via Frank Ocean's official website, with an image suggesting his album's due date is July 2016.
Frank Ocean Hints At Sophomore Album Release Date With New Image On His Website
Frank Ocean's long-awaited follow-up has been rumored to be released since July of last year, and within those long 12 months, the singer's fans have been looking for any kind of clue as to where the reclusive songwriter and his anticipated project might be. Today, a major hint has come straight from the source, as an image that points to a July release date has appeared on Ocean's official website.
10 Rap/R&B Songs Kylie Jenner Posted To Snapchat That Prove She's A Real One
Follow Kylie Jenner on Snapchat and you'll find her riding in the G-Wagon bumping Bryson Tiller and hamming it up for the camera and not watching the road. With all due respect to Tiller, and Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, Lil Uzi Vert, Future, Drake, Jenner's brother-in-law Kanye West, and all the other hip hop and R&B artists young Jenner bumps on the regular, she sometimes impresses by bumping unexpected artists of quality.
Frank Ocean Pens Open Letter In Wake Of Orlando Tragedy
Last weekend, we were shocked to hear about the mass shooting that happened at Orlando night club Pulse. As we reported on, the shooting left an astounding 50 people dead, while 53 others were injured. The gunman, Omar Saddiqui Mateen, was killed during a shoot out with police officers.
Lil B Shares A Rare Photo Of Frank Ocean On Instagram
Ever since Frank Ocean shared the message "Based God Was Right" on Tumblr shortly before the release of his debut album, Channel Orange, it's been clear that he has a huge amount of respect for young Brandon, and as a result, the Based God has been granted the rare privilege of providing the world with brief glimpses into Frank's life.
James Blake Speaks On Frank Ocean's Next Album
Earlier this year, Frank Ocean made a surprise appearance on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo, and on Friday (May 6), he showed up on James Blake's surprise album The Colour in Anything, as he was listed as a songwriter on the tracks "My Willing Heart" and "Always." Upon the release of his new album, Blake held an interview with Pitchfork, during which he spoke on his relationship with Frank and what it's like to r
Stream James Blake's "The Colour In Anything" Album, Featuring Contributions From Frank Ocean
After being quiet for some time, Jame Blake resurfaced on Beyonce's LEMONADE album last month, and 2 weeks later, he's now surprise-released his third studio album, The Colour In Anything. The project, which collects 17 new songs, including the three songs that were premiered yesterday. Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is featured on "I Need A Forest Fire," as well as contributing writing to one other track, while Frank Ocean is a credited songwriter on "My Willing Heart" and "Always". Rick Rubin worked on the production side of things.
Frank Ocean Thanks Prince For Helping Him Accept His Sexuality
Frank Ocean is one of the most reclusive young stars in music, but he broke his silence today in the wake of the shocking death of Prince, one of Frank's foremost idols. He went on his Tumblr page to write a moving and impassioned tribute to the man whom he calls a "vanguard and genius by every metric I know of." Frank mentions that Prince's "When You Were Mine," released in 1980, is his all-time favorite song.
Producer Provides Update On Frank Ocean's Album
At the end of February, rumors circulated about a very private Frank Ocean listening session, that apparently went down in New York City. A short clip found its way online, but didn't tell us too much, and didn't last very long-- the Frank Ocean Powers-That-Be soon swiped the internet clean of any tell-tale footage.
The 10 Best R&B/Rap Covers Of Classic Songs
Searching "rap covers" online is like walking into a minefield of acoustic guitars and webcams, leftovers from a war that began with Ben Folds' famous version of Dr. Dre's "Bitches Ain't Shit." An earnest-sounding white dude with a guitar and an angelic backing choir singing things like "Lick on these nuts and suck the dick" was (believe it or not) novel at some point, but now that approach has been beaten to death. Last year, for example, a ten year old covered "Trap Queen."
Kanye Is Fixing "Wolves" Tonight
"Ima fix wolves," tweeted Kanye West shortly after his new album, The Life of Pablo, became available on TIDAL. Almost a month later, fans can now prepare to hear those fixins. Fixing Wolves 2day... Worked on it for 3 weeks. Life Of Pablo is a living breathing changing creative expression. #contemporaryart
Snippet From Alleged Frank Ocean Listening Party Surfaces Online
The world has been patiently awaiting the arrival of Frank Ocean's sophomore album, but in true Frank fashion, any information on the project has been kept tightly under wraps. However, a very brief clip has been making the rounds today, suggesting that new music from Mr. Ocean might finally be on the way.
Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo" Features Are Incredible
Last night, Kanye West revealed the final The Life of Pablo tracklist. Now, we have the features. They are: Chance the Rapper, The-Dream, Travi$ Scott, Rihanna, Young Thug, Kid Cudi, Post Malone, The Weeknd, Ty Dolla $ign, Frank Ocean, Desiigner. Relive the madness that was Yeezy Season 3 here and checkout the tracklist below.
Rich The Kid Confirms Studio Session With Frank Ocean
Rich The Kid is one of the most consistent hustlers in the rap game, for real, dude is always on. Whether it's going to the studio or promoting himself in any way possible, the Quality Control rapper is on a mission to the money (and maybe a little fame along the way). Whereas RTK is constantly putting himself out there, Frank Ocean has become known as a recluse.
Frank Ocean Criticizes Donald Trump Following Paris Tragedy
We don't hear from Frank Ocean very often these days, but much like Yasiin bey earlier today, the attacks in Paris yesterday have moved him to break his usual silence. Actually, it was a particularly ignorant comment from presidential candidate Donald Trump that set Frank off.
6 Artists Who Cut Ties With Their (Former) Crews
In August, former Hustle Gang member Spodee ruffled more than a few feathers during his interview with DJ Smallz when he stated, "I have the potential to be bigger than Tip or if not, just as big." Grand Hustle chief T.I. didn't let this sit quietly, he took to Instagram to address Spodee’s claims of outgrowing the label and going against the Grand Hustle family.