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’11 Best R&B Albums: #1 Frank Ocean Nostalgia, Ultra

It almost feels wrong that we didn’t pay for Frank Ocean’s Nostalgia, Ultra. Released for free at the top of the year, Frank turned the tables on traditional R&B and hipster cool. He clipped the Eagles’ wings on “American Wedding” and challenged the status quo on “We All Try”. “Swim Good” was excellent, but then there was “Novacane”. An easy bass and a melodic hook caught everyone’s attention and helped give Def Jam’s red-shirted rookie the push he needed. Ultra […]

Frank Ocean On His Debut Album

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Frank Ocean GQ Photo Shoot

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Frank Ocean Announces New NYC Dates

Frank postponed his NYC show earlier this month due to health issues. But today on his tumblr page, he announced two new dates: November 27th and 28th. Tickets for the latter can be purchased here. For the humans in NYC who i cancelled on last time. i’m playing the night before on the 27th. tickets from the cancelled show are valid for that one. see ya’ll soon. bring your family. and shit. two shows. old tickets work on the 27th. […]