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“Hotel California” Evicts Frank Ocean

Looks like the the Eagles are trying to clip Frank Ocean’s wings. Apparently, the legendary band are threatening to sue Frankie for his rendition of their track “Hotel California”. On Nostalgia, Ultra he flips the song into “American Wedding”. Frank turned to his tumblr page and reacted to the pending lawsuit. Don henley(’s label—Rhino) is apparently intimidated by my rendition of Hotel California.. He (They) threatened to sue if I perform it again. I think that’s fuckin awesome. I guess […]

’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

[vodpod id=Video.15913946&w=540&h=350&fv=config_settings_skin%3Dblack%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_suppressRelatedLinks%3Dtrue%26amp%3Bplaylist%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww%252Ebbc%252Eco%252Euk%252Fiplayer%252Fplaylist%252Fp00mzw1m%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_showFooter%3Dtrue%26amp%3B] Francis Ocean speaks to BBC News on Odd Future’s influence on his music, working with The Throne and Beyonce as well as what we can expect of his commercial debut coming in the spring. “It succinctly defines me as an artist for where I am right now and that was the aim, just to make something that represents where you are at that time. It’s about the stories. If I write 14 stories that I love, then the next step […]