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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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Frank Ocean – “Golden Girl” (Feat. Tyler, The Creator)

Here's a Channel Orange bonus cut called "Golden Girl," a breezy, loverlorn number featuring Tyler, The Creator doing a verse in his pitched-down devil voice.
Corban Goble | July 12, 2012 - 2:05 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Frank Ocean Channel Orange

Let's get this out of the way first: Last week, when Frank Ocean wrote plainly and beautifully about a past relationship, one with someone who…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2012 - 12:35 pm
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Watch Frank Ocean’s Stunning Fallon Performance

Last night, around the same time many of us were frantically downloading Channel Orange, Frank Ocean showed up on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2012 - 8:55 am
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Frank Ocean Channel Orange Comment Party

Ever since Jimmy Fallon tweeted about a "big announcement" regarding Frank Ocean's forthcoming Channel Orange earlier today -- Ocean is scheduled to perform on Late
Corban Goble | July 9, 2012 - 11:52 pm
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Frank Ocean – “Sweet Life”

"The best song wasn't the single..." is something of a mantra here, a quotable bit in a week where Frank Ocean has been particularly quotable.
Amrit Singh | July 6, 2012 - 4:28 pm
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Frank Ocean Comes Out

In a post on his Tumblr, Frank Ocean, the buttery-genius R&B singer from the Odd Future crew, has essentially come out of the closet. He…
Tom Breihan | July 4, 2012 - 12:24 pm
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2012

It's our first mixtape of summer! Accordingly, you should probably just act first and think later and just download it with reckless abandon, as you…
Amrit Singh | June 26, 2012 - 3:00 pm
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Frank Ocean Channel Orange Details

Over the weekend, Frank Ocean took to Tumblr to post official details for the forthcoming Channel Orange. That's the art up top, and head below…
Corban Goble | June 25, 2012 - 8:47 am
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Frank Ocean – “Pyramids”

Hours after a new album announcement, Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr to post the nine-minute "Pyramids," a slice of which we heard in the…
Corban Goble | June 8, 2012 - 5:18 pm
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Watch The Trailer For Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange”

Frank Ocean uploaded a new video to his Tumblr foretelling a mysterious project called "Channel Orange," an endeavor that will be revealed in July. Since…
Corban Goble | June 8, 2012 - 9:42 am
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Watch Frank Ocean Debut New Song

Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr to post a demo of a new song over the weekend. Here's Frank, for some context: just…
Corban Goble | May 21, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Watch Jack White’s AMEX Unstaged Show

You saw the previews, but if you weren't around Friday night to live stream Jack White's Gary Oldman-directed Webster Hall show for AMEX, you can…
Scott Lapatine | April 29, 2012 - 1:41 pm
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Watch Frank Ocean Premiere New Song, Cover Lauryn Hill At Coachella

Frank Ocean switched things up for week two of Coachella, deviating from that set to play a new one called "Forrest Gump" as well as…
Corban Goble | April 23, 2012 - 1:28 pm
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Watch Pulp, Frank Ocean, Arctic Monkeys, M83, Black Keys, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella is streaming (with some notable exceptions) at YouTube all weekend, and this morning a couple of archived sets found their way to the web.
Corban Goble | April 14, 2012 - 1:12 pm
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Frank Ocean – “Whip Appeal (SBTRKT Remix)”

Here Frank Ocean's pretty girl/sports car paean "Whip Appeal" gets some beat modification at the hands of XL's vowelless all-caps post-everything production wunderkind SBTRKT. Said…
Amrit Singh | April 12, 2012 - 10:48 am

Frank Ocean – “Whip Appeal”

Wolf Gang seems to be back in full swing lately, and recently Frank Ocean dropped a one-off on his Tumblr called "Whip Appeal," which maintains…
Corban Goble | March 20, 2012 - 9:31 am
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Frank Ocean – “White”

Odd Future's crew compilation OF Tape Vol. 2 is coming next week, and the lone solo track from Frank Ocean, the group's crooner and arguably…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2012 - 12:50 pm
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Don Henley Threatens To Sue Frank Ocean, Says Frank Ocean

Up top is a screenshot of a Frank Ocean Tumblr post claiming that the Eagles' Don Henley is trying to sue him for his use…
Corban Goble | February 29, 2012 - 3:24 pm
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Frank Ocean – “Voodoo”

Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr over the weekend to post a snippet of a new song called "Voodoo," also listing out the lyrics, moods…
Corban Goble | January 30, 2012 - 10:51 am
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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 New Acts Of 2011

Having already revealed Your Top 10 Tracks and Your Top 10 Music Videos, next box to be punched on the Gummys' advent calendar is the…
Stereogum | December 14, 2011 - 12:21 pm
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