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Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean
Born: Oct 28, 1987 in New Orleans, LA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: An R&B vocalist affiliated with the outlandish hip-hop crew Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, Frank Ocean (Christopher "Lonny" Breaux) was born and raised in New Orleans. The aspiring songwriter and singer had just moved into his dorm at the University of New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit. With ...Read full biography
Channel Orange
Released: 2012
Label: Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
Def Jam's contracted edition of Frank Ocean's Nostalgia, Ultra never materialized. The label nonetheless released two of the mixtape's songs as singles. One of them, "Novacane," clashed with everything ...Read full review
Nostalgia, Ultra
Released: 2011
Label: Frank Ocean
Critics' Rating:
Frank Ocean co-wrote songs for John Legend ("Quickly") and Brandy ("1st & Love"), signed to Def Jam, and connected with rap group Odd Future, but his career as a solo artist did not gain traction until ...Read full review
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