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The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

2016 In Review

In A Tumultuous 2016, Sampled Music Showed History Repeating

The first time I heard "Be Yourself," I couldn't help but laugh because of the haunting sentiment that an older maternal figure was commanding me…
Margaret Farrell | December 19, 2016 - 10:35 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Frank Ocean stories

Hear Tortoise Guitarist Jeff Parker’s Ambient Take On Frank Ocean’s “Super Rich Kids”

Jeff Parker, guitarist for Chicago post-rock legends Tortoise, released his first-ever solo album last month. Slight Freedom is a collection of four instrumental mood pieces,…
Peter Helman | January 4, 2017 - 9:56 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Sing Frank Ocean’s “Self Control” In A Bathtub

Earlier today, Chance The Rapper shared an Apple Music playlist called "Yup" -- one that, according to Chance, he put together specifically for the bath.
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2016 - 3:24 pm

Kanye West Co-Wrote Frank Ocean’s “White Ferrari”

Although it's been almost four months since the release of Frank Ocean's sophomore LP Blonde, we're still not finished parsing all of the album's many…
Pranav Trewn | December 11, 2016 - 9:53 pm

Grammys’ Album Of The Year Dark Horse Sturgill Simpson Wishes Frank Ocean Was Nominated Instead

Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide To Earth was one of our favorite albums of the year, but it was still pretty surprising to see his…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2016 - 10:06 pm

Frank Ocean Was An Answer On Jeopardy!

Frank Ocean has been an answer on Jeopardy! before, and on Wednesday, the singer made his triumphant return to the show. The clue was "the…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2016 - 11:27 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

Frank Ocean Headlining Sasquatch! And Hangout Fest 2017

Earlier today, we found out that Frank Ocean would be headlining two festivals next summer in England and Denmark, and now some stateside appearances have…
James Rettig | November 29, 2016 - 12:52 pm

Frank Ocean’s First Blonde Live Shows Announced

Right now, we have no idea how the music on Frank Ocean's album Blonde will sound, but now we at least know that he will
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2016 - 8:47 am

Frank Ocean’s Blonde Vinyl (And Air Fresheners) On Sale Now

It's Black Friday, and like any sensible retailer, Frank Ocean is having a sale! Unfortunately, the free "100% Off" T-shirts he was giving away have…
Chris DeVille | November 25, 2016 - 8:37 am

Kanye West Says He Won’t Attend The Grammys If Frank Ocean Isn’t Nominated

Kanye West cares about awards shows more than anyone else on the planet. And he really, really cares about the Grammys. He's already threatened to
Peter Helman | October 23, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Frank Ocean’s First Interview In Years Aired On C-SPAN

Frank Ocean and his mom attended the State Dinner for the Italian Prime Minister at the White House last night, and as he arrived, he…
Peter Helman | October 19, 2016 - 9:36 pm
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