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  1. Common Names His Top Five (Three) Albums From The Last Five YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... album. -Common said that when you think about the phrase 'Man, you could do innovative music,' you think of the Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange . Common thought that Frank's writing was real good. He was glad to see Frank build an impact, be on ...

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  2. Chance the Rapper will release a new album, Surf, with the Social Experiment by the end of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Chicago Reader

    ... end of 2014, also features collaborations with big names like Rick Rubin, who produced Kanye West's Yeezus , and Frank Ocean, who scored six Grammy awards for his 2012 album Channel Orange . Last week, Chance put out his first original track in ...

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  3. A History of R&B BeefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... worried about abysmal PR, the strident Chris Brown stuck to his principles and proceeded to beat up the lauded Frank Ocean, allegedly calling him a "faggot," only a little while after he publicly revealed to the world he was bi-sexual a la Channel ...

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  4. Falling For Frank OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... users of gay app Jack'd voted to select their top gay icons of 2014. Near the top of the list was R&B singer Frank Ocean (second only to Michael Sam). Ocean made waves (pun wholly intended) in 2012 when he made headlines for posting a lengthy coming ...

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  5. New soul: The Weeknd, Hozier, Rhye and other top young acts in R&B and soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... on the strength of his smash single "Stay With Me" and the hit album "In the Lonely Hour." Yet, it was SoCal's Frank Ocean who really set the ball in motion with his mind-blowing 2012 debut, "Channel Orange." Soul and R&B are taking on many ...

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  6. Andy Cohen And His Hetero Best Friend, Plus Four More Gay/Straight Celebrity BromancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Queerty

    ... Funky Buddha having a few drinks and a dance. Either that or we'll go for a Chinese or a Wagamama." R&B crooner Frank Ocean and rocker John Mayer have what many might consider a "working bromance." The twosome have collaborated on several occasions ...

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  7. Surprise! 6 (3) Albums That Could Unexpectedly Drop in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... What We Know So Far: In between being chastised by Don Henley and writing expletive-ridden checks to Chipotle, Frank Ocean has been working on the follow-up to his 2012 full length debut, Channel Orange. He even skipped Coachella so he could "stay ...

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  8. Playlist: Five songs we think should be played during a Wes Anderson filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Metro Times

    Before Frank Ocean sang a cover of it and placed it as an interlude on his excellent Channel Orange album, this James-Fauntleroy-penned song was floating around the internet in limbo, never to be heard by the masses. With a sound reminiscent of a Sergeant Pepper-era Beatles throwaway, this song would most definitely be perfect for one of Wes Anderson's films, since, you know, he's kinda into that whole era.

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  9. Frank Ocean Working With Hit-Boy & Rodney Jerkins + Hires New ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | AllHipHop.com

    Odd Future member Frank Ocean has been hard at work on his next studio album for a while. Not much information has been revealed about the follow-up to the Grammy-winning channel ORANGE , but the names of two high-profile producers that have been working on the project is now public.

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  10. Frank Ocean Signs New Management Deal, Hits Studio With Rodney Jerkins & Hit-BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Vibe

    The "Pilot Jones" singer has signed a new management deal with Three Six Zero, Billboard reports. The New Orleans-native severed ties with 4 Strikes agency at the beginning of this year.

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  11. Frank Ocean recording new album with Hit-Boy and Rodney JerkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | NME

    Frank Ocean is said to be recording his new album with producers Hit-Boy and Rodney Jerkins. Hit-Boy produced 'Niggas in Paris' by Kanye West and Jay-Z, which featured on their joint 'Watch the Throne' release, while Jerkins has worked with everyone from Michael Jackson and Lady Gaga to Beyonce and Britney Spears.

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  12. Frank Ocean Lands New ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    While Three Six Zero is "proud" to land the Grammy-winning singer, his ex-publicist is "relieved" to lose him As Frank Ocean gets ready for the follow-up to Channel Orange , his 2012 major-label debut - which has sold 621,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and took home a 2013 Grammy for best urban contemporary album - he has made a key change behind the scenes. Since July, Ocean has been signed to management with Three Six Zero, Billboard has learned, joining a roster that includes Calvin Harris , Deadmau5 and Kate Nash .

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  13. Frank Ocean's Dad Sues Russell Simmons for $142 Million & Frank Gets A New ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Frank Ocean's father is suing hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons for calling him a deadbeat dad, requesting $142 million in damages. Ocean's dad, Calvin Cooksey, has been absent from his son's life since the R&B crooner was five years old, TMZ reports, and now he's claiming Simmons unfairly portrayed him as a bad dad on his website Global Grind.

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  14. Frank Ocean Signs to New Management With Three Six ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Billboard

    As Frank Ocean gears up for the follow-up to Channel Orange , his 2012 major-label debut -- which has sold 621,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and took home a 2013 Grammy for best urban contemporary album -- he has made a key change behind the scenes. Since July, Ocean has been signed to management with Three Six Zero, Billboard has learned, joining a roster that includes Calvin Harris , Deadmau5 and Kate Nash .

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  15. Frank Ocean's father sues Russell Simmons for $142 million for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... on Simmons' website have affected his ability to make money. He calls himself a singer, writer, and inventor. Frank Ocean was recently sued, along with Jay-Z and Kanye West , for copyright infringement . Joel McDonald, a musician from Brooklyn, ...

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  16. Frank Ocean's Father Sues Russell SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    Singer Frank Ocean 's father is suing Russell Simmons for $142 million over comments allegedly posted on the music mogul's website. Calvin Cooksey has issued a lawsuit claiming he was falsely portrayed as a poor parent in remarks written on Simmons' Global Grind site.

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  17. Frank Ocean's Father Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Spin

    Calvin Cooksey, the father of Frank Ocean , has reportedly filed a lawsuit against hip-hop magnate Russell Simmons to the tune of $142 million. TMZ reports that Cooksey, a self described "singer, writer, and inventor" believes that he has lost future income as a result of his portrayal on the Def Jam founder's website Global Grind .

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  18. Frank Ocean's father sues Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons for $142 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | NME

    Frank Ocean 's father Calvin Cooksey is reportedly suing Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons for $142 million. TMZ reports that Cooksey is taking legal action against Simmons for defamation of character, stating that he has been portrayed as a poor father on Simmons' website, Global Grind.

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  19. Even VOGUE is ready for new Rihanna, Adele, and Frank Ocean albums...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    After months of teasing, Nicki Minaj finally announced the release date for her long-awaited album, The Pink Print. But the firm date for her album only put into relief how little we know about the eagerly anticipated follow-ups from some of music's other big stars - Rihanna, Adele, Frank Ocean, and Robyn, to name of few - all of whom are said to be working on big projects but have yet to announce details.

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  20. We Need These Artists To Announce Their New Albums NOWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | MuchMusic.com

    ... out and started again," she says. Welp, at least we still have her latest single, Go . It's been two years since Frank Ocean put out Channel Orange and it appears that the star is gearing up for a big release sometime soon. Ocean has already made ...

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