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"Carousel" Frank Ocean cease and desist, Astroworld, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Kylie Jenner, Music, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, Video -

  Although plenty of people are loving Travis Scott‘s latest album, Astroworld, Frank Ocean isn’t so pleased with the finished project. The singer has reportedly sent Scott a cease and desist letter demanding his vocals be removed from the song “Carousel.” According to reports, Frank Ocean isn’t happy about the changes made to his vocals […]

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  Starting this fall, students at the University of California, Berkeley will be able to study alternative R&B singer Frank Ocean’s artistry, reports The Fader. UC Berkeley student Preya Gill took to Twitter on Friday to share that the school approved her proposal for a course focusing on all things Frank Ocean. The course is called “Brain […]

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The lengthy legal battle between Frank Ocean and his father, Calvin Cooksey, has finally ended. According to Rolling Stone, Cooksey sued Ocean for 14.5 million dollars in 2017 for libel because of a Tumblr post where Ocean spoke out about the Pulse Orlando Club mass shooting and reflected on growing up with his father. –Parker Curry’s […]

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All Day, Chicago, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Ed Skrein, Fantasy Football, Frank Ocean, Houston, Hurricane Harvey -

It’s official, I’m playing fantasy football this season. Not with my friends, since they kicked me out of the league, but with my office, since, yanno, I signed up. My squad name is “DONT @ ME PLEIGHBOI,” so take heed. Can’t wait. Your periodic reminder that a great evil has befallen the world yet no […]

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As predicted, the 6 God aka Drake came through and snatched everything last week. With anticipation surrounding More Life at a fever pitch, the timeline of recent rap events suggests that nothing else matters. A song that does deserve attention, though — something that feels entirely more important than “more chune for your head top” […]

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Just like that — it’s all eyes on Toronto again. And it’s funny how — paraphrasing Jay Z — one Instagram post can mess up the game. With a single IG clip on March 11, Drake put to rest months of speculation regarding the release of his forthcoming project, More Life. The “playlist,” as he […]

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All Day, Carmelo Anthony, Ciara, Daily Dose, Frank Ocean, Rio Olympics 2016, Russell Wilson -

In 2015, I graduated undergrad from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Today marks the first day of classes at UNC, meaning it’s the first day of college for the class of 2020. I’m officially old as hell. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s fall from grace continues. During the 2016 Summer Games, Lochte and […]

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Channel Orange, Endless, Frank Ocean, Music -

A text message popped in my phone. “Your boy Frank Ocean is playing his album on the live-stream right now.” I screamed. I listened to the opening part of the live-stream during a seven-minute drive to the grocery store. I sat in the car letting the live-stream play. I rolled the windows down and allowed […]

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Leave it to Frank Ocean to drop an album that’s not really the album … but still an album. Leave it to Frank Ocean to cause the internet to cave in on itself. Reason being? A Frank Ocean collection of instrumentals with his voice over top of them. I know, I know. Shocked the hell […]

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Dez Bryant, Frank Ocean, Larry Wilmore, Usain Bolt, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. With a dominant, absurdly easy win in Thursday night’s men’s 200-meter final, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has eight Olympic gold medals, including three straight in the 100 and 200. “What else can I do to the world to prove I am the greatest? I’m trying to be one of the greatest. Be among […]

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Boys Don't Cry, Frank Ocean, Music -

The wait is over, the wait is over – well at least according to the New York Times. Frank Ocean’s sophomore album, Boys Don’t Cry, will reportedly be released on Friday by Apple Music. What do we want? New Frank Ocean music! When do we want it? NOW! Well, we wanted it before now. We’ve […]

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Wondering where Frank Ocean’s latest album is? You aren’t the only one. It’s been three […]

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theGRIO REPORT - There are reports Chris Brown recently commented 'no homo' when asked about Frank Ocean coming out the closet...

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Channel Orange, Concert, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Hip Hop, Music, New York City, NYC, R&B, Terminal 5 -

theGRIO REPORT - A self-induced sexual liberation coupled with subsequent first week sales of over 130,000 of his Channel Orange album; Frank Ocean is music’s most unexpected and enigmatic new star...

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Barack Obama, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Hip Hop, Killer Mike, Music, Rap, Rapper -

theGRIO Q&A - One of hip-hop's more outspoken emcees, Killer Mike, is not one to bite his tongue...

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theGRIO Q&A - Former 'Total Request Live' DJ and host of ABC's 'Duets' discusses why he left MTV and more...

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theGRIO REPORT - Frank Ocean performed in Los Angeles yesterday as he continues to promote his new album 'Channel Orange'...

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Album Sales, Billboard Charts, Channel Orange, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Music -

Rising R&B star Frank Ocean rode a wave of press coverage following an admission about his sexuality to a big week in sales for his first album 'Channel Orange'...

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RAP GENIUS - In its wake, plenty of other great music came out as well, though to less fanfare than on perhaps any other week of the year. Below the lines of Frank Ocean's album release week...

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Entertainment, Flo Rida, Frank Ocean, Hip Hop, Music, Rap -

theGRIO Q&A - Fresh off his fourth album 'Wild Ones', theGrio recently caught with hip-house artist Flo Rida...

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VIDEO - Just a little over a week after R&B singer Frank Ocean opening up about his sexual orientation, rapper Murs released a new music video for the single "Animal Syle," in which he kisses another man...

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Channel Orange, Digitial Release, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Jay Z, Kanye West, Music, Watch The Throne -

Frank Ocean released the digital version of his album Channel Orange more than one bfore it comes out in stores. The R&B singer says that his decision was influenced by Jay- Z and Kanye West's release strategy for their multi-platinum Watch the Throne album.

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Billboard Charts, Chris Brown, Entertainment, F.A.M.E., Fame, Fortune, Frank Ocean, Usher -

Chris Brown has debuted his new album Fortune and according to Entertainment Weekly, its sold 134,000 in the first week...

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Bisexuality, Channel Orange, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Gay, Homophobia, iTunes, LGBT, Luther Vandross, Music, Opinion, Sexuality -

OPINION - Whether or not you approve of Frank Ocean's decision or his sexuality, one has to admire his management team’s public relations masterstroke

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Beyoncé, Coming Out, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Gay, I Miss You, LGBT, Music, Poem -

theGRIO REPORT - Beyoncé is showing her support for Frank Ocean after he came out about his sexuality last week....

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theGRIO REPORT - In his first television appearance since revealing his first love was a man, singer Frank Ocean performed 'Bad Religion' on Jimmy Fallon Monday night...

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theGRIO REPORT - Lil Scrappy is 'glad' Frank Ocean came out about his sexuality because 'all the real women, who love to mess with real men, ya know, the straight men, we can keep the AIDS situation down'...

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Camron, Childish Gambino, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Konfident, M.I.A., Music, Rap, Rap Lyrics, Yelawolf -

RAP GENIUS - New music from Kanye West, Childish Gambino, Yelawolf, and M.I.A., plus one very noteworthy anecdote from Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean, kept us working for (and through!) the weekend...

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Bisexual, Entertainment, Frank Ocean, Gay, LGBT, Music, R&B -

NEW YORK (AP) - The music industry is showing support to R&B singer Frank Ocean after he revealed his first love was a man...

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