Frank Ocean - Page 5

Frank Ocean’s Blonde & Endless Ineligible For 2017 Grammys

Frank Ocean released two albums this year -- Blonde and Endless -- but neither of them are eligible to win a Grammy. Although both were…
Peter Helman | October 17, 2016 - 7:32 pm

Alex G Reveals His Role On Frank Ocean’s Blonde

It's been a few months since Frank Ocean's Blonde came out, and (possibly because of the whole Endless/Blonde label kerfuffle) we still don't have that…
James Rettig | October 13, 2016 - 3:20 pm

The Week In Pop

Who’s Shawn Mendes? You’re About To Find Out, Whether You Like It Or Not

Imagine you are a precocious teenage dreamboat from Toronto who got famous covering Justin Bieber and other pop stars on Vine -- so famous that…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2016 - 1:25 pm

Reports Describe Label’s Difficulty In Working With Frank Ocean

After Frank Ocean released two albums within 48 hours of each other last month -- the chart-ineligible visual album Endless via Def Jam followed by…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2016 - 5:16 pm

The Week In Pop

The Long Journey Of “Fast Car”

Take a look at this:…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Watch Car Seat Headrest Cover Frank Ocean’s “Ivy”

"Ivy" is one of the most immediately gratifying songs on Blonde -- it's beautiful and catchy and deeply, deeply sad, which is basically all anyone's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 6, 2016 - 12:23 pm

The Week In Pop

Fall Pop Preview: Does 2016 Have Any Blockbusters Left In It?

In 2016, a new event album seems to materialize out of nowhere every few weeks, seizing the zeitgeist for a few precious weeks (or days!)…
Chris DeVille | September 1, 2016 - 3:26 pm

Frank Ocean’s Blonde Projected To Debut At #1, Endless Ineligible For Billboard Chart

Frank Ocean's new album Blonde is set to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 -- yet another Apple Music exclusive! -- but Billboard reports…
Peter Helman | August 27, 2016 - 7:04 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Over the weekend, we received a gift from not-a-god Frank Ocean: a long, complicated, beautiful LP called Blonde. We thought we lucked out with Endless,…
Stereogum | August 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm

Sounding Board

3 Reasons History Will Look Fondly On Blonde

Blonde, the official follow-up to Frank Ocean's instant-classic debut album Channel Orange, finally made its grand debut Saturday night, putting an end to four years…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2016 - 1:22 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I watched Frank Ocean's "Nikes" video for the first time on a borrowed phone, on a playground, on Saturday morning, keeping half an eye on…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2016 - 10:33 am

Will Frank Ocean’s Blonde Switcheroo Get Him Sued By Universal?

Frank Ocean released about as much music over the past week or so as he had in his entire career up to that point. In…
Collin Robinson | August 24, 2016 - 6:42 pm

Universal Reportedly Bans Its Artists From Any More Streaming Exclusives

A couple weeks ago, Chance The Rapper's manager, Pat Corcoran, talked to Billboard about the Chicago rapper's decision to release his recent mixtape, Coloring Book,…
Michael Nelson | August 23, 2016 - 7:08 pm

Watch Joey Bada$$ Recite Kanye West’s McDonald’s Poem

Among the many gifts included in Frank Ocean's Boys Don't Cry zine is a poem that Kanye West wrote about McDonalds. It's inspired many great…
James Rettig | August 22, 2016 - 5:32 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Frank Ocean Blonde

Back when he made Channel Orange, Frank Ocean had a secret weapon, and that secret weapon was Christopher Breaux. The version of Ocean who made…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2016 - 3:25 pm
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