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Watch As Frank Ocean Plays Never-Before-Heard Material

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean debuted new songs at a Tuesday night gig in Munich, treating fans to at least three unreleased tunes. Though the sky has been blotted o...

Frank Ocean, and Why Blacks Need to Finally Get Over Homophobia

Ernest Owens | Posted 05.06.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

While we are celebrating the just the survival of an R&B artist admitting he has had a desire for another man, what we are avoiding is the actual discussion of if we are ready for an actual openly gay black artist in our mainstream world.

Frank Ocean Goes Gold

Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for Frank Ocean -- his latest album, "Channel Orange," has gone gold. Released in July, "Channel Orange" has now sold 500,000 copies, giv...


Bobby Elliott | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Bobby Elliott

Reviews have been pouring in for a almost a month now on A$AP Rocky's leaked debut, LONG.LIVE.A$AP. Here are some thoughts as we approach its official release.

An Outkast Reunion?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 01.03.2013 | Entertainment

Hip-hop fans have been waiting for an Outkast reunion for some time -- and now they have Frank Ocean to thank. Though it's not a reunion in the tr...

Frank Ocean Says He May Never Make Another Album

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean says he may never make another album, telling the Guardian he may instead try writing a novel. "Storytelling's a different thing," the ...

Alicia Keys & Frank Ocean Made A Song

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.07.2012 | Entertainment

A planned meeting led to an unexpected collaboration for new mother and singer Alicia Keys. The pianist and singer told MTV that she is a huge fan...

Frank Ocean Takes Over 'Gossip Girl'

Posted 11.09.2012 | TV

Everyone's favorite Upper East Siders are in for a treat. According to the L.A. Times, next week's episode of "Gossip Girl" will be Frank Ocean-th...

EXCLUSIVE: Frank Ocean Gets Remixed

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment

We first introduced you to Chi Duly when he took three Calvin Harris songs and dropped Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" vocals over them (much to th...

Frank Ocean: 'People Are Just Afraid Of Things Too Much'

Posted 07.30.2012 | Black Voices

Weeks following Frank Ocean revealing his first love was a man and the release of his critically acclaimed album, “Channel Orange,” the R&B singer...

Tracking the Swaggermetrics of Frank Ocean and Louis C.K.

Chi Tung | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Chi Tung

Frank Ocean's Channel Orange and Louis C.K.'s Louie are rare examples of great art that succeed because of -- not in spite of -- their willingness to provide endless grist for the social media mill.

The Dark Knight's Final Stand?

Posted 07.16.2012 | Home


Target Won't Sell Frank Ocean's Album

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.12.2012 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean's album may currently be the most buzzed about disc in music, but Target isn't interested. Billboard reports the discount retail giant ann...

R&B Star Drops Album A Week Early

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.10.2012 | Entertainment

He has written songs for Beyonce, John Legend and Justin Bieber and sang with Kanye and Jay-Z. Now it's his turn: Frank Ocean has dropped a studio alb...