Following the flooding and destruction of his recording studio during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Ocean moved from his hometown of New Orleans to the Californian city of Los Angeles, where he sought to continue his musical career, eventually landing himself a songwriting contract. "Good Guy" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number three on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.  However, on February 25, 2020, Ocean announced that he will replace "Little Demon" with an unreleased song which will be released on February 28, 2020. "Moon River" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart, but peaked at number 11 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. , On March 10, 2014, the song "Hero" was made available for free download on SoundCloud.  The album peaked at number two on both the US Billboard 200 and the UK Albums Chart, while it hit number one on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. In August 2018, Ocean featured on the song "Carousel" from Travis Scott's third studio album Astroworld, which released on the same day. American singer Frank Ocean has released two studio albums, one mixtape, 21 singles (including 5 as a featured artist) and eight music videos.  Ocean felt neglected by the label, and began working on a mixtape on his own without their input.  On January 30, Channel Orange was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In the essay, Ocean said "If you liked two thousand and seventeen then you'll love two thousand and eighteen". The songs about unrequited love in particular received the most attention, partly because of Ocean's announcement prior to the album's release, when he revealed that his first love was a man. These Days Lyrics (Unreleased) 2. " Jacob Shamsian of Business Insider said that Ocean "isn't just one of the most important artists in pop, he's one of the most important artists in all of music. Frank Ocean & Migos – Slide", "French single certifications – Calvin Harris feat. "Close to You" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number seven on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. On October 19, 2019, Ocean released a new song titled "DHL" on his Beats 1 radio show blonded RADIO and announced 7-inch single vinyls of two new songs on his website titled "Dear April" and "Cayendo," originally available only as physical singles featuring B-side remixes from Justice and Sango, respectively. Channel ORANGE 2012 Blonde 2016 Biking (feat. Shortly after premiering the song, Ocean uploaded two picture to his Tumblr, one which features the lyrics to “Chanel” and the other features a rocket taking off with the caption “Chanel @ Everywhere” , Ocean was set to headline at Coachella in October 2020.  The album, Channel Orange, was released on July 10, 2012. The song is a collaboration with Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Diplo and is a part of Converse's Three Artists. Ocean and Migos are credited with featured vocals and Ocean and Migos members, Quavo and Offset are credited songwriting, while production is handled by Harris. In June, Billboard reported that the singer was working with a string of artists such as Happy Perez (whom he worked with on nostalgia, ULTRA), Charlie Gambetta and Kevin Ristro, while producers Hit-Boy, Rodney Jerkins and Danger Mouse were also said to be on board.  His friendship with Odd Future member Tyler, the Creator reinvigorated Ocean's songwriting. ", On August 20, 2016, Ocean released a 360-page magazine, Boys Don't Cry, alongside his second album Blonde.  The latter song was released by Ocean on his Tumblr account and references both the traditional spiritual "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands" and the female anatomy in its chorus: "she's got the whole wide world in her juicy fruit / he's got the whole wide world in his pants / he wrapped the whole wide world in a wedding band / then put the whole wide world on her hands / she's got the whole wide world in her hands / he's got the whole wide world in his hands. In February 2011, he released his first major project, his first mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra, which produced two singles: "Novacane" and "Swim Good". The announcement made global headlines, and some critics compared its cultural impact to when David Bowie revealed that he was bisexual in 1972.. Released November 10, 2020.  His music generally includes the electronic keyboard, often performed by Ocean himself, and is backed by a subdued rhythm section in the production. In less than three years, he established himself as a songwriter. 1 track (4:56).  On May 19, 2011 Ocean's record label Def Jam announced its plans to re-release Nostalgia, Ultra as an EP. The track marks his first piece of solo music since his 2016 albums Blonde and Endless.  A month later, the song was re-edited by West, and Ocean's part was separated and listed on the track list as its own song titled "Frank's Track". The records, which dropped on Ocean's website, are currently sold out. ", "Frank Ocean 'Like 10, 11 Songs' Into New Album", "Frank Ocean Signs to New Management With Three Six Zero", "Listen to Frank Ocean's new track Memrise", "Frank Ocean's next album is coming in July", "What We Learned From Kanye West's The Life of Pablo Debut", "Kanye West updates The Life of Pablo for the second time", "Frank Ocean throws hint of upcoming sophomore album", "Frank Ocean Fans Have Found the Warehouse in His Livestream", "The full version of endless is 140 hours long", "Frank Ocean's Producer Finally Addresses the, "Frank Ocean Unveils Contemplative 'Endless' Visual Album Stream", "Frank Ocean Is Finally Free, Mystery Intact", "Watch the world premiere of Frank Ocean's #Nikes.  On July 9, 2018, Blonde was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).. “Cayendo” is a two-sided 7" vinyl single released by Frank Ocean, following the first night of his newly established “PrEP+” parties on October 19th.. The other Migos member, Takeoff is not in the song. Released 19 October 2019 on Blonded.  The mixtape received critical acclaim. " Writing for Insider, Callie Ahlgrim said that Ocean "changed our very understanding of modern music", and that he discusses themes like youth, innocence, lost love, loneliness, desire, and mortality in his music in a way that "feels fresh and extraordinary [and] makes the introspective sound universal and transcendent [which] is why he's one of the defining artists of our time. It later became clear that these instrumentals were from his upcoming visual album Endless; the full version is estimated to be 140 hours long. "Thinkin Bout You" peaked at number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Ocean's first top 40 entry on the chart. Here at Burbs, we find it important to come together to discuss our opinions and ideas about recent events in popular culture in order to develop a better overall understanding. " Time ranked it as the best album of 2016 on its year-end list.  The fashion and automobile-themed publication contains the photo projects from Wolfgang Tillmans, Viviane Sassen, Tyrone Lebon, Ren Hang, Harley Weir, Michael Mayren and Ocean himself.  The song went on to be certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and became Ocean's first top ten single on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart, peaking at #9. American singer Frank Ocean has released two studio albums, one mixtape, 21 singles (including 5 as a featured artist) and eight music videos. In fact, he is two times Grammy Awards and a Brit Award winner. Ocean’s style is exactly what I look for when I listen to music and he has made some of my all time favorite songs. Frank Ocean is one of the greatest hidden gems I’ve ever discovered, though his newly released single “DHL” is not representative of his artistry. Blonde debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). He threatened to sue if I perform it again."  Five singles were released from the album: "Thinkin Bout You", "Pyramids", "Sweet Life", "Lost" and "Super Rich Kids".  Ocean's stage presence during live shows has been described by Chris Richards of the Washington Post as "low-key". In 2011, Ocean released his critically successful debut mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra and subsequently secured a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings. "Slide" is a song by Scottish musician Calvin Harris featuring American singer Frank Ocean, and hip hop trio Migos. Both Insider and The Wall Street Journal regarded Ocean as the most dominant artist of the 2010s decade. He released his album, Recording Industry Association of America, Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist, List of awards and nominations received by Frank Ocean, "Lonny Breaux signs with Tricky Stewart's Redzone Records", "Resistant masculinities in alternative R&B? Featured peformers: Boys Noize (co-producer), Noah Goldstein (co-producer), Daniel Aged (co-producer).  Instead, on July 4, 2012, he published an open letter on his Tumblr blog recounting unrequited feelings he had for another young man when he was 19 years old, citing it as his first true love.  Kelly renamed the song 'Thinking About Forever'. Ocean's voice appears in the video game Grand Theft Auto V, as he plays himself hosting an in-game radio station called Blonded Los Santos 97.8 FM. Christopher Edwin Breaux, better known as Frank Ocean, is an artist.He is a singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and photographer. RELEASED APRIL 3, 2020 ℗ 2020 BLONDED. , Ocean is among the most acclaimed artists of his generation.  That same day, many news outlets reported that August 5, 2016 could be the release date for Boys Don't Cry.  Endless would be Ocean's last album with Def Jam Recordings to fulfill his contract with the record label.  After getting a songwriting deal, Ocean wrote songs for artists including Justin Bieber, John Legend, and Brandy. Prepare Yourself For Eargasms! Rather than going on a typical promotional tour playing radio festivals and appearing on television shows, Ocean spent a month after the release of Blonde, traveling to countries such as China, Japan and France. Ocean began his musical career as a ghostwriter, prior to joining the hip hop collective Odd Future in 2010.  The mixtape made Ocean widely known and led to his collaborations with rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West. 1 Song. Channel ORANGE 2012 Blonde 2016 Biking (feat. "Endless" was a 45-minute-long album that intertwined the music with a video of Ocean eventually building a spiral staircase.  Russell Simmons wrote a congratulatory article in Global Grind in which he said, "Today is a big day for hip-hop.  When he was five years old, he and his family relocated to New Orleans.  However, a month earlier, a re-mastered version of the song had already leaked. On August 28, Ocean released another single, "Provider", on Blonded Radio. ", Ocean joined Los Angeles-based hip hop collective Odd Future, whom he had met in 2009. On May 15 Ocean was featured on ASAP Mob's "RAF", premiered on Blonded alongside a solo version of "Biking".  Also on August 20, Ocean announced pop-up shops in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, and London for his magazine Boys Don't Cry, and released his second studio album Blonde to widespread acclaim. Savage praised Ocean for taking R&B to a "new level [through] constructing startling sound pictures that fit his lyrics. Ocean was born on October 28, 1987, in Long Beach, California. ", "Frank Ocean Channeling Beatles & Beach Boys On Next Album!?  Music critics have credited him with revitalizing pre-contemporary R&B, as well as approaching the genre differently to his contemporaries through his use of other genres, including avant-garde, electro, rock and psychedelic. Genres: Cloud Rap. " Jody Rosen of Rolling Stone calls him a torch singer due to "his feel for romantic tragedy, unfurling in slow-boiling ballads". "Novacane" is the debut single by American singer Frank Ocean. , "Frank Ocean has been one of the more fascinating figures in contemporary music since his early-2010s arrival.  He later stated that he was being influenced by The Beach Boys and The Beatles. It was released as the lead single from his mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra.  His distinctive sound and style have influenced numerous artists of various music genres. Ocean's brother, Ryan Breaux, further suggested this release with an Instagram caption of the same library card photo reading BOYS DON'T CRY #JULY2016. By September 2014, it had sold 621,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Frank Ocean just released two new singles on vinyl, "Cayendo" and "Dear April." "Dear April" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number four on the NZ Hot Singles Chart.  However, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in August 2005, destroying his home and personal recording facility and forcing him to transfer to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He stated he was interested in collaborating with Tame Impala and King Krule and that he would record part of the album in Bora Bora. The single was released two days later and is from Harris' fifth studio album Funk Wav Bounces Vol.  Tyler, the Creator and other members of OFWGKTA tweeted their support for Ocean. He had been scheduled to perform at the first night of OVO Fest on August 4, 2013; however he was forced to cancel his appearance due to a small vocal cord injury. I feel like a free man.  On October 17, 2017, after a hearing that saw Ocean and both of his parents taking the stand, the presiding judge ruled in favor of Ocean, stating that his father had not provided sufficient evidence of defamation. ", "Frank Ocean Speaks on His Coming Out Letter", "Frank Ocean on Orlando Shooting: Many Hate Us and Wish We Didn't Exist", "Frank Ocean Sued By Father Over Tumblr Response To Orlando Shooting", "Frank Ocean Beats Estranged Father's $14.5 Million Libel Suit", "Frank Ocean: I'm changing my name... To Frank Ocean", "Frank Ocean screwed out of name change after extreme speeding", "Frank Ocean Legally Changed His Name to Frank Ocean", "Did R&B singer steal entire melody of 'Hotel California'? "Forrest Gump" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number four on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. Frank Ocean & Migos – Slide", "Tyler, the Creator - Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)", "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2019 Singles", "Kanye West - Chart History (Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop)", "Andre 3000 - Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)", "Andre 3000 - Chart History (Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop)", "Mann f. Kendrick Lamar & Frank Ocean – Bend Ya", "MellowHype "Numbers" Tracklist & Cover Art", "Jay-Z Releases Lyrics To "Oceans," Featuring Frank Ocean", "Earl Sweatshirt ft. Frank Ocean - "Hoarse, "John Mayer – "Wildfire" (Feat. The German DJ/producer took to Twitter to reveal that he and Ocean had started "DHL" song together in Berlin. "Frank's Track" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number five on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. He’s been teasing new music at his weekly PrEP+ parties, too. On February 21, 2017, Scottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris announced his single "Slide", in which Ocean and hip-hop trio Migos were featured. He was included in the 2013 edition of the Time's list of the 100 most influential people in the world and the 2017 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30. 1. JAY Z & Tyler, the Creator) - Single 2017 Moon River - Single 2018 Thinkin Bout You - Single 2012 In My Room - Single 2019 Swim Good - Single 2011 Featured On. Following the flooding and destruction of his recording studio during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Ocean moved from his hometown of New Orleans to the Californian city of Los Angeles, where he sought to continue his musical career, eventually landing himself a songwriting contract. Whenever a new Frank Ocean track drops, the world puts down everything to stop and listen. Frank Ocean (28 th October 1987 in Long Beach, California, the United States) is an American singer, songwriter, record, producer, photographer, and visual artist who started his career in 2006. "Biking" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number seven on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.  The change was reportedly partly inspired by the 1960 film Ocean's 11. It is also Ocean's first recorded collaboration since leaving Def Jam, with Ocean being listed in the liner notes as "appear[ing] courtesy of Frank Ocean".  Both Insider and The Wall Street Journal regarded Ocean as the most dominant artist of the 2010s decade.  On April 6, 2015, Ocean announced that his follow-up to channel ORANGE would be released in July with "two versions", as well as a publication, although no further details were released. Also available in the iTunes Store More by Frank Ocean. ", In 2012, Ocean released his debut studio album Channel Orange to universal acclaim from critics, who later named it the best album of the year in the HMV's Poll of Polls. , On November 1, 2019, Ocean followed up "DHL" with a new song titled "In My Room", which was premiered on Blonded Radio, and soon after on November 3 posted online another vinyl single of a new song titled "Little Demon" featuring a B-side remix by Arca. He revealed that he was working with Tyler, the Creator, Pharrell Williams, and Danger Mouse on the record. "Novacane" became his first single to chart on the US Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number 82. Blonde debuted at number one in several countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, and recorded sales of 232,000 copies (275,000 with album-equivalent units) in its first week.  On November 6, 2018, three midterm specials of Blonded Radio were aired throughout the day, in collation with the Midterm elections that were held in the US, as well as the release of new merchandise given to those with proof of voting for free in Houston, Atlanta, Miami, and Dallas. Frank Ocean - Moon River℗ BlondedReleased February 14, 2018 He also chose not to submit Blonde for consideration at the Grammy Awards, stating "that institution certainly has nostalgic importance; it just doesn't seem to be representing very well for people who come from where I come from, and hold down what I hold down. Frank Ocean (born October 28, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, photographer, and visual artist.  Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last.fm. After a four year hiatus, Ocean returned by releasing Endless, a visual album that also marked the end of contract with Def Jam. "Provider" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number two on the NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart. Frank Ocean has shared a new song. "Lens" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number seven on the NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart. More by Frank Ocean. The rumor mill is churning about a possible release from American rapper Frank Ocean after a mysterious tweet recently surfaced via Canadian producer A-Trak. "Mark my words: In a few weeks you'll hear a song called 'White Ferrari.' " Pitchfork regarded Ocean as a "master of confessional songwriting, earning a cult-icon status with his enigmatic persona and idiosyncratic approach to pop.  While nostalgia, ULTRA featured both original music by Ocean and tracks relying on sampled melodies, channel ORANGE showcased Ocean as the primary musical composer, of which music journalist Robert Christgau opines, "when he's the sole composer Ocean resists making a show of himself—resists the dope hook, the smart tempo, the transcendent falsetto itself.  It was later revealed the song was a reference track, written by Ocean, for Roc Nation artist Bridget Kelly's debut studio album. A singer and songwriter whose artful output has defied rigid classification as R&B, he has nonetheless pushed that genre forward with seemingly offhanded yet imaginatively detailed narratives in which he has alternated between yearning romantic and easygoing braggart. On March 10, 2017, Ocean released a new single "Chanel" on the second episode of Blonded Radio, as well as playing an alternate version featuring American rapper ASAP Rocky. Listen to DHL - Single by Frank Ocean on VIBBIDI - Browse every single Songs, Tracklists, Music Videos, Remixes, Fan Covers, Live Performances, Tours, Playlists, Lyrics, Narrative Stories, News & more for free! Channel ORANGE 2012 Blonde 2016 Biking (feat.  His debut single "Novacane" juxtaposes the numbness and artificiality of a sexual relationship with that of mainstream radio, while "Voodoo" merges themes of spirituality and sexuality, and is an eccentric take on such subject matter common in R&B. "Pink + White" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number 8 on the NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart. The Guardian described the song as: "...a song which affirms that despite reportedly changing labels and management, he has maintained both his experimentation and sense of melancholy in the intervening years". Blonde (alternatively titled blond) is the second studio album by American singer Frank Ocean.It was released on August 20, 2016, as a timed exclusive on the iTunes Store and Apple Music, and followed the August 19 release of Ocean's video album Endless.In 2013, Ocean confirmed that his follow up to Channel Orange would be another concept album.Initially known as Boys Don't Cry and teased for a …  The lawsuit was dropped on March 20 after Ocean paid the advance back in full. 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On October 23, 2017, he made two covers and a visual essay for British fashion magazine, i-D., Ocean's younger brother, Ryan Breaux, was killed in a car crash on August 2, 2020 at the age of 18. "Super Rich Kids" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number four on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. Listen free to Frank Ocean – Dear April (Side A - Acoustic) - Single (Dear April (Side A - Acoustic)). On February 5, 2019, Ocean's Tumblr account was hacked hinting info about more of Ocean's material.  In March 2014, it was reported that he was legally changing his name to Frank Ocean.  The shows themselves did not include any new songs by Ocean, but included various political discussions including a discussion about Ocean being an 'openly queer' black man in contemporary rap music.. 2020 Preview SONG TIME Cayendo (Side A - Acoustic) 1. Available with an Apple Music subscription. Encompassing avant-garde, soul, and psychedelic rock, the album was acclaimed by critics and Ocean was praised for challenging the conventions of contemporary R&B and pop music.. In 2009, Ocean signed to Def Jam Recordingsas a solo artist. The song was released on February 23, 2017 and featured on the first episode of Ocean's Beats 1 radio show, Blonded Radio. "Solo (Reprise)" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number two on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, credited to André 3000. Ocean also formed a friendship …  Ocean promoted the album with his 2012 Summer Tour, which featured final appearances at the Coachella and Lollapalooza festivals.  Ocean also made two guest appearances on the Kanye West and Jay Z collaborative album Watch the Throne, including the single "No Church in the Wild", which peaked at number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100.  In August 2011, Frank Ocean made his first appearance on the cover of the publication The Fader, in its 75th issue. " Numerous celebrities publicly voiced their support for Ocean following his announcement, including Beyoncé and Jay-Z.  After graduating from John Ehret High School in New Orleans in 2005, Ocean enrolled in the University of New Orleans to study English. "DHL" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number two on the NZ Hot Singles Chart. It was nominated for Album of the Year and won Best Urban Contemporary Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards, while the album's hit single "Thinkin Bout You" garnered Ocean a nomination for Record of the Year. In November 2017, Ocean hinted via Tumblr that his fifth project was complete.  In September 2011, a music video directed by High5Collective for Ocean's version was released, yet the song still appeared on Kelly's debut EP Every Girl. "Lens" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number ten on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. Before the visual album's release on Apple Music, Ocean had already begun making efforts to part ways with Def Jam, who signed the artist in 2009. The … Frank Ocean has dropped a surprise new single. , From March 25, 2020, Ocean's website started shipping the vinyl singles for "Dear April" and "Cayendo", as well as the previously released "In My Room". " Certain songs on channel ORANGE allude to Ocean's experience with unrequited love. The first night of the music festival was subsequently cancelled and James Blake was booked to appear during the second night as Ocean's replacement. Remixes of the two tracks had previously been teased during his club night DJ set PrEP+. Endless was released on August 19, 2016, shortly followed by the release of the "Nikes" music video which would be the first single off of Blonde, his second studio album, released a day later on August 20, 2016. , In a 2011 interview, Ocean stated that he had attempted to change his name to Christopher Francis Ocean through a legal website on his 23rd birthday. "White Ferrari" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number four on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. 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"In My Room" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number six on the NZ Hot Singles Chart.  He used the blog to thank the man for his influence, and also thanked his mother and other friends, saying, "I don't know what happens now, and that's alright. It is the lead single from Harris's fifth studio album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol.  In late 2009, he met Tricky Stewart, who helped him sign a writing contract with Def Jam Recordings.  Four months later, British magazine Print published another photowork from Frank Ocean. One Song series. Ocean backed out of the spot when Chipotle refused to remove their logo and name from the advertisement. "RAF" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number ten on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.