Miguel Says He Makes “Better Music” Than Frank Ocean

SOURCE: THE SUNDAY TIMES 2012 saw the rise of several of today’s biggest names in music. In the rap world, Kendrick Lamar released his critically acclaimed début, g.o.o.d Kid m.A.A.d city. In the R&B world, Frank Ocean released his Grammy award-winning début, Channel Orange, as well as Miguel releasing his own critically acclaimed Kaleidoscope Dream. The two solo … Continue reading

New Details on Frank Ocean’s Upcoming Album

SOURCE: FADER Parisian based pianist Christophe Chassol shared a few details about Frank Ocean’s upcoming LP in a recent interview with Fader magazine. The French artist revealed that he was introduced to the R&B singer at Abbey Road Studios because Ocean wanted to collaborate after having heard Chassol’s latest studio album, Indiamore.  Mr. Chassol also shed light … Continue reading

Frank Ocean Legally Changes Name to ‘Frank Ocean’

SOURCE: NME R&B singer/songwriter Frank Ocean, born Christopher Breaux, has legally changed his name to Frank Ocean. He had initially filed the legal papers in March 2014, but the change hadn’t been approved by a judge until now due to driver’s license issues. Ocean’s new album is scheduled to come out in July this year. For now, … Continue reading

Frank Ocean Announces New Album Due In July

SOURCE: PIGEONS & PLANES Frank Ocean recently announced via twitter that his upcoming album, Boys Don’t Cry, will be released in July alongside his publication of the same name. The album is the follow-up to his critically acclaimed album, Channel Orange, which garnered several Grammy nominations including Album of the Year. Check out the original photo Ocean … Continue reading

Chance The Rapper to Feature J. Cole, Andre 3000, and Frank Ocean on Debut Album

SOURCE: GQ In a recent interview with GQ, the magazine revealed that Chicago native, Chance The Rapper, will feature Frank Ocean, J. Cole, and André 3000 on his upcoming début album. The album, similar to his projects 10 Day and Acid Rap, will probably be one of the most hyped albums of the year. Only time will tell … Continue reading

At Your Best (You Are Love) (Cover) – Frank Ocean

SOURCE: PIGEONS & PLANES Frank Ocean covers Aaliyah’s original in honor of her 36th birthday (January 16th). The cover is an intimate offering from Ocean, with most of his vocals being in falsetto. Stream the cover above and, always, RIP Aaliyah. Salute!

Memrise – Frank Ocean

SOURCE: MASS APPEAL Frank Ocean drops off new music on Black Friday via his Tumblr page. “Memrise,” a short calming record, serves as Ocean’s first solo release of 2014. After listening to the single, we sure hope it’s not his last. Stream “Memrise” below and be on the lookout for more from Ocean soon. Enjoy.

Frank Ocean to “Blow the Sophomore-Album Myth Out of the Water.”

SOURCE: CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND According to Buzzfeed, Frank Ocean is closing in on his sophomore album and follow-up to his 2012 début, Channel Orange. Nominated for Album of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards, Channel Orange left fans and critics waiting for new material. Frequent collaborator Nabil said to Buzzfeed, “everyone should be excited about this new … Continue reading

Hero – Frank Ocean, The Clash & Diplo

SOURCE: CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND Frank Ocean, Diplo, and Mick Jones and Paul Simonon collaborate for Converse’s long running Three Artists, One Song series. The single serves as Frank Ocean’s first new song in two years and the first time Jones and Simonon have collaborated since 2010. Beginning with Ocean, “Hero” provides a 60’s soul ballad … Continue reading

Chipotle Sues Frank Ocean

SOURCE: TMZ Last September, Chipotle released an ad featuring Fiona Apple covering Willy Wonka’s “Pure Imagination.” Apparently, Fiona only covered the classic because Frank Ocean dropped out of the campaign. Today, Chipotle is suing Ocean for breach of contract, which could result in Frank Ocean owing thousands of dollars to the franchise. According to TMZ, … Continue reading