For long periods of time, the Grammys have been seen as the stuck-up, white washed and conservative music awards. Though winning a Grammy grants a higher prestige in the music industry, many of the contemporary music genres felt that the Grammy committees were out of touch with Read More
Our previous Frank Ocean posts have proved that our growing MMXLII family is very fond of the artist so we had to post his newest video for his fan favorite “Pyramid”. The video is nothing short of genius.
We’ve posted things about Frank Ocean as well as Rita Ora, so when we saw that Rita decided to cover one of his songs during her visit to the BBC Radio 1 Xtra Live Lounge it was a no-brainer to post the video here and share wit you guys. Hit the jump to check it out, enjoy.
We’re thinking that because Frank Ocean admitted that he was bisexual before the release of his album Target isn’t looking to support him. Their argument is that they are missing out on possible sales because Frank has previously released it on a digital format. The problem with that Read More
Interesting to see people outside of the hip-hop nation talk about the level of homophobia in hip-hop. They mostly say it’s anti-climatic because there was no real backlash about it and most people were supportive of Frank’s announcement. They touch on the change of mainstream hip-hop in the last ten years and how it may have caused a more emotional yet accepting generation. Read More
In the last few days we’ve seen Frank Ocean get plenty of attention as his fans and others prepared for his album Channel Orange. Supposedly releasing on July 17th, Frank decided to let it go yesterday right around the time he performed on Jimmy Kimmel. Like that he was trending and within hours hit number 1 on iTunes. He’s been the big thing on the internet in the last 24 years and it’s all about the actual music and not his sexual orientation. Hit the jump for the tracklist and stream.
Frank Ocean has been a hot topic all over the internets ever since he revealed his bisexuality. In that short time he’s revealed a “lost” song with NaS, revealed other personal sides of himself through various interviews and now he releases his single from the upcoming Channel Orange album he’s releasing this month. Hit the jump to download this song he collaborated with Pharrell on…so we’ve heard.
The open letter to his fans is after the jump for you to read in its entirety. What will fans think? If you’re a fan of his does this change your outlook on his music? Does this affect his relationship with other members of Odd Future? Members of the ensemble are known for using anti-homosexual language. Will this lessen their use of it? Let us know your thoughts?
Frank Ocean announced an upcoming album today then followed up by dropping a new song out of nowhere. It’s called Pyramids and is over 9min long…but when it’s cool music you don’t realize it.