Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean Makes a Splash at Tour Kickoff in New Orleans

  /  11.06.2011

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean returned home to New Orleans for his first of five live intimate shows. “This is my hometown,” the Odd Future singer-songwriter told the audience at the House of Blues on Saturday night.

The 23-year-old recluse, who moved to Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina, performed cuts off his mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra and showcased new material from his upcoming Def Jam debut.

Dressed in a black suit with a red-and-white bandana around his head, he had the crowd singing along to some of the songs he penned including Beyoncé’s “Miss You” and Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “No Church in the Wild” and “Made in America,” while standing in front of a digital screen. A cover of Sade’s “By Your Side” was also on the set list.

His fellow Odd Future members watched from the balcony as a solo Frank shined onstage. “Frank First Show Last Night Was So Fucking Awesome Nigga. I Almost Cried Cause A Nigga Was So Excited,” tweeted a proud Tyler, the Creator.

See some of the highlights below.


Big Sean Thirsts Over Jhené Aiko Post-Baby Selfies

The couple welcomed their first son in November.

Coi Leray Shades Latto Following 'Blick Blick' Leak

“I swear they’re not seeing me in any way.”

NBA YoungBoy Is Becoming a Mormon

He opens up about his newfound connection to the faith.
View More

Sponsored Stories