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FRANK OCEAN: CHANNEL ORANGE

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While the album is at its strongest in self-examination, his exploration of themes and musical style is expertly calculated, often drifting between hip-hop and R&B. If his breezily confident debut has proved anything, it’s that you can’t put his music—or his orientation—in a box. Continue reading

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FIVE ELEMENTS: FRANK OCEAN’S COJONES OF STEEL

Frank’s Tumblr letter was the fuel for his Fallon fire. Hip-hop has an ugly history of homophobia, and he paid it no mind. Now, he’s currently on top of the world and the iTunes chart. Check out his refreshing earnestness after the jump. Continue reading

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BORDERLANDS: FRANK OCEAN’S “PYRAMIDS”

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Frank Ocean returns with cinematic new single “Pyramids” and plans for July LP. Continue reading