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

    3 hrs ago | 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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  2. Frank Ocean's Dad Sues Russell Simmons for $142 Million & Frank Gets A New ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 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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  3. Frank Ocean Signs to New Management With Three Six ZeroRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 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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  4. Frank Ocean's father sues Russell Simmons for $142 million for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  5. Frank Ocean's Father Sues Russell SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  6. Frank Ocean's Father Is Suing Russell Simmons For $142 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  7. Frank Ocean's father sues Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons for $142 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | 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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  8. Even VOGUE is ready for new Rihanna, Adele, and Frank Ocean albums...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | 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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  9. We Need These Artists To Announce Their New Albums NOWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | 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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  10. U2's 'Songs of Innocence' &12 Other Unexpected Album ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Billboard

    Over the past half-decade, artists have dropped full-lengths with zero, or very little, advance notice, shocking their fans and setting forth some unexpected listening delights. Check out 11 instances of unexpected album releases, from Beyonce to Skrillex to Frank Ocean: The long-delayed follow-up to U2's 2009 album No Line on the Horizon surfaced in stunning fashion: for free, with little warning, exclusively on iTunes across the globe .

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  11. Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean and the curse of the classic album.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... The treatment Jackson rendered is what the likes of Nas, A Tribe Called Quest and currently Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean and (technically) Andre 3000 was and is battling. But what exactly makes an album be considered a classic? According to the ...

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  12. NBA 2K15 Soundtrack Full List RevealedRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | GamersHell.com

    ... tracks for some of the biggest albums of the decade, such as Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" and Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange", as well as hit singles "Happy," "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk. 2K also ...

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  13. BADBADNOTGOOD makes jazz the kids can mosh toRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Tyler the Creator, crafted beats for rap stars like the Wu-Tang Clan and Danny Brown, served as Grammy-winner Frank Ocean's backing band, and recently made the Polaris prize long list for their first all-original album, III. At any given show by ...

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  14. GQ lists its top 21 albums of the 21st century, so far. What are yours?Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... "Stankonia," the White Stripes' "Elephant," Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black," the Strokes' "Is This It," Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange," and D'Angelo's "Voodoo." ( Check out the full list here , which also includes nominations from artists who made ...

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  15. NBA 2K15 Soundtrack Curated by Pharrell WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | DailyGame

    ... tracks for some of the biggest albums of the decade, such as Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" and Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange," as well as his own hit single "Happy," "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk. ...

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  16. Review: King Frank @ Pemberton Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Frank Ocean had initially been booked for a late afternoon slot at Pemberton Music Festival, but a last-minute scheduling change meant that he played after Sunday headliners Outkast.

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  17. Gear up for Pemberton Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Pique News Magazine

    ... voices of his generation live. You'd be hard-pressed to find another album more universally acclaimed than Frank Ocean's studio debut, Channel Orange. A silly smooth vocalist, the New Orleans native turned the music world on its head last year with ...

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  18. Pharrell probably 'happy' he's picking NBA 2K15 soundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Joystiq

    ... tracks for some of the biggest albums of the decade, such as Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" and Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange," as well as hit singles "Happy," "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk. "Pharrell's ...

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  19. NBA 2K15 Soundtrack Curated by Pharrell Williams, Video ReleasedRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | GamersHell.com

    ... tracks for some of the biggest albums of the decade, such as Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" and Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange", as well as hit singles "Happy," "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk. Pharrell's ...

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  20. 'NBA 2K15' (ALL) Soundtrack Compiled By Pharrell WilliamsRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | WorthPlaying

    ... tracks for some of the biggest albums of the decade, such as Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" and Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange," as well as hit singles "Happy," "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and "Get Lucky" with Daft Punk. "Pharrell's ...

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