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“Bad” Girl Made Good: Camila Cabello Is Gonna Be A Superstar

From the moment "Bad Things" was released, it seemed not just inevitable but slap-your-forehead obvious: Camila Cabello was going solo. She was going to be…
Chris DeVille | 2:52 pm

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On The Surprising Endurance Of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Ever since the Nigerian-born, English-bred singer/composer Sade Adu released her 1984 debut LP, Diamond Life, she and her eponymous band have released countless high-charting hits…
Nate Patrin | 10:01 am

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The 36 Best Odd Future Songs Not By Frank Ocean

The earliest iteration of Odd Future was formed in 2007 although the collective didn't release their first mixtape, The Odd Future Tape, until 2008. Ten…
Collin Robinson | February 21, 2017 - 10:30 am

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On The Surprising Endurance Of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Ever since the Nigerian-born, English-bred singer/composer Sade Adu released her 1984 debut LP, Diamond Life, she and her eponymous band have released countless high-charting hits…
Nate Patrin | 10:01 am

Watch Frank Ocean Talk Blonde In Unearthed Interview

Frank Ocean interviews are like unicorns, so it's a big deal every time one pops up. And today, as Pitchfork points out, the Frank Ocean…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2017 - 8:59 pm

Frank Ocean Blasts “Old” Grammy Producers In Angry Tumblr Post

Frank Ocean made a conscious decision to boycott the Grammys this year, citing the awards show's lack of progressivity and relevance. But in an interview
Peter Helman | February 12, 2017 - 11:27 am

The Week In Pop

There’s Only One Way To Find Out If The Grammys Will Suck Again This Year

Remember last year when it seemed like the Grammys might turn out OK and then they sucked as usual? They will probably suck again this…
Chris DeVille | February 9, 2017 - 1:22 pm

Frank Ocean Sued By His Father Again

Over the summer, in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting, Frank Ocean posted a lengthy personal note on Tumblr, which included an anecdote about…
Peter Helman | February 2, 2017 - 7:54 pm

Calvin Harris Teases Frank Ocean Collab

Calvin Harris and Frank Ocean were spotted together over the summer, and now they've teased a collaboration together via Harris's Snapchat. Listen below. …
Peter Helman | January 26, 2017 - 7:36 pm

Frank Ocean Shares Message About Donald Trump’s Inauguration

Frank Ocean rarely gives any kind of public statement, but he chose to comment on yesterday's presidential inauguration. On his Tumblr, Ocean touched on the…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2017 - 9:15 am

The Week In Pop

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

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

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

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
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