Frank Ocean
Features // 5 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles
News // 3 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

The Best R&B of 2012
20 Dec 2012 // 5:00 PM

R&B was as vibrant and diverse a genre as any in 2012, a year that saw the rise of breakout acts and the returns of old-school vets.

The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.

//Reviews

Frank Ocean: channel ORANGE
12 Jul 2012 // 6:20 PM

It's hard to both live up to hype and craft something distinct in a young career already brimming with excellent releases, but channel ORANGE finds Frank Ocean doing so with a class unlike anyone in music these days.

The Internet: Purple Naked Ladies
13 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

The Internet’s ability to work with a wide array of sounds in different ways is admirable, but few of their unexpected turns stick with you.

//Blogs

Live Footage - "Lost (Frank Ocean cover)" (video) (Premiere)
29 Jan 2015 // 7:30 AM

The minimalist funk of Frank Ocean's "Lost" gets a unique treatment in the hands of the cello/drums duo Live Footage, all of it captured on a GoPro camera.

Diplo and His "Hero"es
13 Mar 2014 // 3:41 AM

The man who sampled the Clash's "Straight to Hell" for M.I.A. teams up with his heroes and Frank Ocean to bring summer to your speakers a few months early.

//News

Summer songs 2012: Jepsen, Ocean, Usher
5 Sep 2012 // 3:30 AM

The season of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” is winding down, her so-called “wish in a well” has long been thrown. The addictive

Is hip-hop finally coming to terms with homosexuality?
23 Aug 2012 // 4:35 AM

AKRON, Ohio — A few weeks ago, Frank Ocean, an up-and-coming R&B star and member of popular/controversial SoCal hip-hop collective Odd Future Wolf Gang

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Call for Papers: Threatdowns, Political Beatdowns, and the Stewart/Colbert Affect

// Announcements

"We got our "news" from these two satirists, and their protégés, Noah and Wilmore, surely hope for such loyalty. What is Stewart and Colbert's legacy? What does the future hold for them -- and us?

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