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Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of their personal and professional drama and air it out on Twitter and through diss tracks and in snide interview quotes. The beefs vary in size and texture — some take… More »

For my money, the best non-Fargo show on TV right now is You’re The Worst, the FXX comedy about two deeply fucked-up people trying to figure out how to be in an adult couple, mostly because they know they’d be doomed if they were on their own. Aya Cash, the show’s female lead, plays a… More »

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Adele: I Regret Working With Damon Albarn

Adele's in press mode in support of her upcoming album 25, and her first major profile is with Rolling Stone, who followed her around for…
James Rettig | November 3, 2015 - 11:14 am
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Don Henley Thinks Frank Ocean Is A “Talentless Little Prick” And Doesn’t Like Kanye West Either

Don Henley already had a grudge against Frank Ocean because of Ocean's incorporation of "Hotel California" into the Nostalgia, Ultra track "American Wedding." After that,…
Caitlin White | October 1, 2015 - 1:59 pm
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The Week In Pop: The 18 Most Anticipated Pop Albums Of The Fall

We've been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music's biggest names, and it's looking like many of them will finally arrive…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm
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Frank Ocean Cancels FYF Fest, Kanye West Now Headlining

Two days before L.A.'s FYF Fest kicks off on Saturday, one of the headliners has pulled out. Surprisingly, it isn't Morrissey. According to a press…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2015 - 8:51 pm
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Obama Shares Vacation Playlists Featuring Florence + The Machine, Beyoncé, Okkervil River

Let's not bury the lede here: President Obama seems to be siding with Spotify in the streaming wars. POTUS tweeted a pair of vacation playlists…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 12:13 pm
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It Looks Like Frank Ocean’s Album Is Imminent

Earlier this morning we reported on Frank Ocean's brother trolling fans with a fake link for Ocean's new album, which is most likely called Boys
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2015 - 11:32 am
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Frank Ocean’s Brother Rickrolls Fans Waiting For Boys Don’t Cry

The world has been waiting a long time for Frank Ocean to follow up his watershed 2012 album Channel Orange, and it's getting to the…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2015 - 9:19 am
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Major Lazer – “Lost” (Feat. MØ) (Frank Ocean Cover)

It's now been more than three years since Frank Ocean gave us his Channel Orange masterpiece, and everything we know about its eventual follow-up belongs…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2015 - 8:49 am
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Miguel Talks Frank Ocean Rivalry: “I Make Better Music”

Do you really want to go down this road, Miguel? As NME points out, a reporter from The Sunday Times asked the Wildheart singer about…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2015 - 11:03 am
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Watch Nao Cover Frank Ocean’s “Thinkin Bout You”

The London-based singer-songwriter Nao released her February 15 EP back in May, and for someone who didn't have a huge online footprint up until that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 10, 2015 - 3:23 pm

Frank Ocean Has Legally Changed His Birth Name

TMZ reports that Frank Ocean has legally ditched his birth name, Christopher Edwin Breaux, in favor of his artistic persona. Ocean's request for a legal…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 23, 2015 - 2:59 pm
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Frank Ocean’s New Album Will Be Out In July

Frank Ocean updated his website earlier today with a picture of him with two versions of what a magazine called Boys Don't Cry. (Some are…
James Rettig | April 6, 2015 - 8:57 pm
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Brian Wilson Reveals Why Frank Ocean & Lana Del Rey Are Not On His New Album

Last year, it was rumored that Brian Wilson would be collaborating with Frank Ocean and Lana Del Rey on some new tracks for his brand…
James Rettig | March 26, 2015 - 11:36 am
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Frank Ocean And André 3000 Will Appear On Chance The Rapper’s Debut Album

Since the release of his breakout 2013 mixtape Acid Rap, Chance The Rapper has become something of a low-key star, and he's also become a…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2015 - 9:05 am
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Brian Wilson’s No Pier Pressure Features She & Him And Kacey Musgraves, Not Frank Ocean And Lana Del Rey

Following the success of 2011's The SMiLE Sessions, Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson is releasing a brand new album in April. The artwork above is…
Caitlin White | January 29, 2015 - 11:58 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

As Chris cannily noted in his last The Week In Pop, "the TV-shows-about-the-music-industry industry is booming," even as the music industry itself melts deeper into…
Stereogum | January 23, 2015 - 5:01 pm
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Frank Ocean – “At Your Best (You Are Love)” (The Isley Brothers Cover)

Frank Ocean has given us precious little new music in the last couple of years, but he came through in the middle of the night…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2015 - 2:50 am
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