Last Thursday, Spotify held a press conference at New York City’s Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet to talk up their success in the U.S. and outline future plans. Frank Ocean played a short set at the event, in which he covered part of Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees.” Watch below, via NME.
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Stream the new Afghan Whigs recording of “Lovecrimes” (Frank Ocean cover) exclusively on The FADER. Download of track available at noon EST at www.theafghanwhigs.com.
Lollapalooza will take over Chicago’s Grant Park Aug. 3-5, and the Chicago Sun-Times has just announced the full lineup. It includes previously rumored artists Jack White, the Weeknd, Justice, and Die Antwoord, plus the reunited Black Sabbath, the Afghan Whigs, Frank Ocean, At the Drive-In, the Walkmen, M83, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Black Keys, Sigur Rós, [...]
Last year, rumors circulated about a Def Jam released deluxe edition of Frank Ocean’s Nostalgia, Ultra, dubbed Nostalgia Lite. The physical release was rumored to feature bonus tracks. Now, there’s definitive word from Ocean’s Tumblr: Nostalgia Lite is “never coming out.”
Coachella has announced the lineup for this year’s festival, which will take place over two weekends, April 13-15 and April 20-22. Radiohead, Pulp, Bon Iver, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, M83, the Weeknd, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Jeff Mangum, the Black Keys, Mazzy Star, Azealia Banks, Frank Ocean, Girls, Cat Power, Neon Indian, Justice, Florence and [...]
A fan recently asked Frank Ocean to write a letter to himself five years ago on Tumblr. Here it is (with some news of a Kanye/Jay-Z/Ocean collaboration at the end): “hey chris, your name is frank now..it’s a long story. your girlfriend is about to break up with you because of the long distance. it’s [...]
Tyler the Creator has dropped his video for “She” from his latest album, Goblin. Check it:
Frank Ocean’s video for “Acura Interguri” debuted yesterday on Frank Ocean’s tumblr and Onsmash. As we reported before, Def Jam will package new material along with tracks from nostalgia, ULTRA for rerelease this year.
Def Jam has set a release date of July 26 for Frank Ocean’s Nostalgia, Ultra. The release was previously available for download via the Odd Future website for free. “Novacane” will be issued as a single on iTunes May 31.
The Odd Future’s Frank Ocean was picked up by police and jailed on April 28. Though we aren’t sure what he was arrested for, he did have some interesting things to say about it on his Twitter: “Just got out of jail,” he wrote. “Would like to go on record saying..fuck the police. fuck LAPD [...]