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Frank Ocean Channel Orange

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 Sued

Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean is being sued over his hit single "Lost," reports. Ocean is reportedly being sued by Micah Otano, a producer who claims ...

LISTEN: Leaked Frank Ocean Track

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for Frank Ocean fans! Ocean's next album may be without a release date, but an unreleased track from the Grammy-winning singer has leaked, g...

Frank Ocean At The Grammys

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment

R&B singer Frank Ocean was among the favorites in the weeks leading up to this year's 55th Annual Grammy Awards broadcast, riding the wave of critical...

Frank Ocean's Big Pre-Grammy Performance

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.11.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Frank Ocean is nominated for six awards and will perform at Sunday's Grammys, and he warmed up at an event for a few hundred peopl...

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...

Give Some Love to Michael Kiwanuka

Bobby Elliott | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment
Bobby Elliott

Contemporary soul singers usually don't fare too much better than hip hop artists when it comes to creative freedom, but Michael Kiwanuka seems to have made the album he wanted to make, except that no one's really talking about it.

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 ...

2012: The Year in R & B Music

Zachary Stockill | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Zachary Stockill

While clearly drawing on the previous efforts of the genre's most famous sons (Marvin Gaye, Prince, etc.), a host of young artists have begun to open R & B up to a wide range of influences from rock, electronica and beyond.

Frank Ocean Nominated For 6 Grammys

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.31.2013 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean, the R&B standout of the year, is nominated for six awards at the 2013 Grammys. The Odd Future member and "Thinkin Bout You" singer lined ...

Why Frank Ocean's Channel Orange Is More Than an Album

SF Critic | Posted 01.26.2013 | Entertainment
SF Critic

Without seeming preachy, overbearing, or the least bit cliché, Channel Orange pulls you in like a page-turning novel. Undoubtedly, this album will top many end-of-year lists, but its impact will last much longer.

Why Frank Ocean Refuses To Label His Sexuality

Posted 11.21.2012 | Gay Voices

In what just might be his most revealing interview yet, hip-hop star Frank Ocean is finally opening up about his decision to pen a coming out letter o...

LISTEN: Frank Ocean Drops New Song

Posted 09.25.2012 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean stunned a crowd in New York City on Monday night, crooning his way through a one-hour set at The Fader and Vitamin Water's final #Uncapped...

Frank Ocean Stuns At VMAs

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

Frank Ocean was among the long list of performers at MTV's Video Music Awards broadcast on Thursday night. He shared the stage with the likes of Rihan...

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


Album Review: Frank Ocean's Channel Orange

Rap Genius | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

The album's trio of standout tracks -- "Sweet Life," "Lost," and "Bad Religion" -- show how captivating beats elevate Frank Ocean to best-in-class status.

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...

Controversy of the Week: Frank Ocean and Sexuality

Rap Genius | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Rap Genius

When I think of Frank Ocean I think about his talent, his amazing songwriting ability, his terrific voice. I think of the first time I heard "Novacane." Should we care whether Frank Ocean is gay or bisexual? The short answer is no.