According to an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1 yesterday, Frank Ocean is fairly deep into work for his follow-up to last year's critically-acclaimed channel ORANGE. "I'm ten, eleven songs into this next thing," Ocean said. He also alluded to collaborations with Pharrell, Danger Mouse, and possibly Tame Impala.
Apparently a fight broke out between Chris Brown and Frank Ocean at an LA studio last night over a parking spot. Both parties are accusing the other of starting the altercation, but Frank ended up being the one to stay around and talk to the cops. We'll keep you updated as new info arises. In other news, it looks like Frank is performing at The Grammys.
It's that time of year again. The one day in the entire year where MTV plays music videos during primetime hours (well snippets at least). For a channel that only shows full length music videos in the wee hours of the night, I find it hilarious that this awards show is still a thing. Anyways, some of the artists we cover have a prominent role in tonight's spectacle. This year's breakout band fun. is nominated for a handful of awards, including "Best New Artist" where they'll be against Frank Ocean and Joe DeAndrea's favorite artists One Direction and Carly Rae Jepsen. Ocean will also be performing live, as will be Green Day and Taylor Swift, who will be slut-shaming someone. In...
You can stream Frank Ocean's new album Channel Orangehere. What do you think? Does it live up to the hype? You can also watch his television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon performing "Bad Religion" here.
Frank Ocean has revealed the cover art and tracklisting for his upcoming album, Channel Orange, which drops July 17. The art is in the replies.
2. Thinkin Bout You
4. Sierra Leone
5. Sweet Life
6. Not Just Money
7. Super Rich Kids [ft. Earl Sweatshirt]
8. Pilot Jones
9. Crack Rock
12. White [ft. John Mayer]
14. Bad Religion
15. Pink Matter [ft. André 3000]
16. Forrest Gump
You can listen to Frank Ocean's new song, "Pyramids," in the replies. It was co-written by John Mayer and Mayer plays guitar on it. The song comes from Frank Ocean's new album, Channel Orange, due out July 17 via Def Jam.
Michael Kiwanuka has been announced as the winner of the "BBC Sound of 2012". He beat the likes of Dry The River, Skrillex and Frank Ocean. Head to the replies to watch the video for his latest single "Home Again" then come and discuss his music and forthcoming debut album here.