Frank Ocean

Sep
15
Frank Ocean Performs on ‘SNL’ Season Premiere

Frank Ocean

The new season of “Saturday Night Live” got underway with the soulful stylings of Frank Ocean. Wearing his signature bandana around his head, the Odd Future crooner was joined on guitar by special guest John Mayer during his two-song set. Seated on a stool, he performed his channel ORANGE hit “Thinkin Bout You,” returning later in the show for “Pyramids.”

Watch both performances below.

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Sep
13
Frank Ocean Appears in ‘SNL’ Promo

Frank Ocean, Seth MacFarlane, and Fred Armisen

Fresh from rocking the VMAs last week, Frank Ocean is set to kick off the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” as musical guest. The “Thinkin Bout You” singer appears alongside host Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy”) and cast member Fred Armisen in the promos for this weekend’s episode. Frankie doesn’t say much, playing it cool alongside the funnymen.

During Saturday’s performance, he will be joined by John Mayer, who contributed to his acclaimed debut channel ORANGE. John posted a photo from rehearsals on his Tumblr page.

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Sep
13
Exclusive: Brandy Champions Frank Ocean, Calls Dawn Richard the ‘Future’

Brandy

The countdown is on to Brandy’s sixth album Two Eleven. After dropping two singles and releasing the tracklisting, the R&B diva is ready to make her much-anticipated return on October 16.

In Part 2 of our exclusive interview, Brandy opens up about working with Frank Ocean before he was a superstar. “I could see it then,” recalls the 33-year-old, who collaborated with the acclaimed singer-songwriter on “Scared of Beautiful.” “I’m just really proud that we are blessed by his talent.”

Another singer who’s earned her respect is Dawn Richard. “Dawn’s the future,” says Brandy, who has already spoken with the former Dirty Money member about a duet. “I just want her to get the credit that she deserves.”

While her joint tour with Monica never materialized, she is looking forward to launching her own tour in the near future. Plus, find out happened to her collaboration with Drake and which song she wants as her next single.

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Sep
6
Frank Ocean Performs ‘Thinkin Bout You’ at MTV VMAs

Frank Ocean

All eyes were on Frank Ocean, who made his first awards show performance at Thursday’s MTV VMAs. The Best New Artist nominee performed a stripped-down version of his single “Thinkin Bout You” amidst a fiery and woodsy set.

His performance earned praise from Lady Gaga. “watch frank ocean steal this whole show. I’m dead,” she tweeted, while Kreayshawn was brought to tears. “Just cried via @frank_ocean performance!” she wrote.

His Odd Future bandmate Tyler, the Creator provided some constructive criticism. “OFF TOP YOU DIDNT NEED ALL THAT EARTH WIND N FIRE AVATAR SHIT YOU HAD BEHIND YOU NIGGA, GOOD SHIT AYYYE!”

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Aug
29
Frank Ocean to Kick Off New Season of ‘SNL’

Frank Ocean

Live from New York, it’s Frank Ocean. The Odd Future crooner will make his “Saturday Night Live” debut next month.

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Aug
27
Frank Ocean to Perform at MTV VMAs

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean’s year keeps getting better. The “Thinkin Bout You” singer has been announced as a performer for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Aug
13
Frank Ocean Cancels Remaining European Tour Dates

Frank Ocean

The show won’t go on for Frank Ocean. The “Thinkin Bout You” singer has pulled out of his remaining European festival tour dates and his opening slot on Coldplay’s tour.

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