Frank Ocean

Mar
1
Frank Ocean Goes Front Row at Dior Show

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Frank Ocean has conquered music, and now he’s taking on the fashion world. The Grammy-winning crooner was front row at the Christian Dior fall/winter ready-to-wear show during Paris Fashion Week on Friday.

He kept it casual yet classic, dressed in a white collared shirt, slacks, and Nike Dunks while mingling with fashion’s elite including designer Kris Van Assche. He was also spotted at the Maison Martin Margiela runway show.

While overseas, he tried escargot, but didn’t take a liking to it. “hmm. nah,” he wrote.

Meanwhile, Frank’s single “Thinkin Bout You” has been certified platinum with sales of over 1 million copies.

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Feb
20
Frank Ocean Compares Brit Awards Win to Skydiving

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After taking home two Grammys earlier this month, Frank Ocean continued his winning streak, picking up the award for Best International Male at the Brit Awards 2013 on Wednesday. The press-shy singer spoke briefly to the media backstage following his victory.

“It feels like skydiving,” said Frank when asked about the win. “It’s like when you’re at the door and you’re about to jump. … It was glorious.”

So where will he put his newest trophy? “I got a really fancy bookshelf in my apartment, so I’ll put it up there or I’ll send it to my mom.”

In addition to recording his next album, Ocean plans to play some European festivals this summer and hinted of an upcoming tour. “There’s some festivals in the middle of a tour coming up,” he said.

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Feb
20
Frank Ocean Hits the Beach to Record New Album

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Life’s a beach for Frank Ocean. Fresh off his two Grammy wins, R&B’s golden child is packing his bags and heading to Bora Bora to record his next album.

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Feb
10
Frank Ocean Performs ‘Forrest Gump’ at Grammys

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Frank Ocean took home two awards at Sunday’s Grammys and also graced the stage. As the telecast came to a close, the Odd Future crooner sported a yellow suit and performed “Forrest Gump” off his album channel ORANGE, which won the award for Best Urban Contemporary Album. He also picked up a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “No Church in the Wild.”

During his set, screens showed his legs running down a road with skaters and cheerleaders behind him. The footage was taken from his upcoming music video for the song.

Watch Frank make his Grammy debut.

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Feb
7
The New York Times Declares Frank Ocean ‘The Self-Made Prince of Pop’

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Armed with six nominations, Grammy’s golden child Frank Ocean covers this weekend’s New York Times Magazine. Proclaimed “the self-made prince of pop,” the 25-year-old singer, who typically avoids interviews (“I just don’t trust journalists”), opens up about his rocky road to success, his love of BMWs, and his freedom to do whatever he wants.

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Feb
2
Frank Ocean Offers ‘Forgiveness’ to Chris Brown, Won’t Press Charges

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Frank Ocean is putting a peaceful end to his feud with Chris Brown. The “Thinkin Bout You” singer has decided to find forgiveness and not press charges.

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Jan
31
Frank Ocean Added to Grammy Performers

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Frank Ocean is going to the Grammys. This year’s most-nominated artist has officially been added to the performers for the 55th annual awards.

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