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Blonde (stylized as blond) is the second studio album by American singer Frank Ocean. It was released on August 20, 2016, as a timed exclusive on the iTunes Store and Apple Music, and followed the August 19 release of Ocean's visual album Endless. Initially known as Boys Don't Cry and teased for a July 2015 release, the album suffered several delays and was the subject of widespread media anticipation leading up to its release.
The Ringer - 29 Nov 2018 The 1975 Have Made the Perfect Album for This Moment
The band's third full-length, 'A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships,' is an incisive, clever, undeniably 2018 vision of pop music.
The Guardian - 21 May 2018 Frank Ocean's Blonde dissected: 'A cultural artefact that deserves to be studied'
Cole Cuchna of the podcast Dissect is devoting his third season to Frank Ocean deep dives – and aims to unpack a record extraordinarily rich in detail.
Highsnobiety - 19 Nov 2018 Frank Ocean Just Teased New Music on His Instagram Page
Following his return to the public eye, the renowned singer-songwriter published a clip on his Instagram Stories of what appears to be a new song.
Pitchfork - 10 Dec 2018 The 100 Best Songs of 2018
The tracks that lit up our year, starring Valee, Robyn, Migos, Tierra Whack, Troye Sivan, boygenius, and more.
Complex - 24 Jul 2018 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Is Now Platinum
Frank Ocean's instaclassic 2016 album 'Blonde' has finally been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Celebrate the feat with a ...
The Michigan Daily - 15 Mar 2018 From Me to You: Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'
I have a confession to make. I did not like Blonde on my first listen. In a word, it was cold; compared to Channel Orange's vibrant neo-soul soundtrack for an ...
Complex - 13 Aug 2018 Frank Ocean Demands 'Blonde' Lawsuit Be Thrown Out
Frank Ocean's Blonde, which recently re-entered the Billboard 200 chart perhaps due solely to my annual summer cry marathons, is still at the center of an ...
Highsnobiety - 24 Jul 2018 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Is Officially Platinum
Frank Ocean's third studio album Blonde, which released in 2016, is now officially platinum. The momentous achievement was confirmed by the R.I.A.A. on July ...
The FADER - 17 Aug 2018 Frank Ocean’s mom collected his platinum plaque for Blonde
Katonya Breaux was on hand to pick up the plaque on Frank Ocean's behalf.
Miscellany News - 24 Oct 2018 Fan muses on emotions evoked by Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'
I write to you from a bus bound for New York City from Washington, D.C. It's the first Sunday of fall break. I slept through the first two hours of this bus ride, ...
The Daily Dot - 14 Nov 2018 This viral, fake Frank Ocean song is hilariously spot-on—and kinda slaps
Musician Nat Puff, better known by her stage name 'Left At London,' went viral this week after teaching the internet how to create a Frank Ocean hit.
Pitchfork - 08 Dec 2018 Galya Bisengalieva: EP ONE | Review
On her debut EP, the Kazakh/British violinist, likely most familiar from work with Radiohead, creates teeming and imagistic environments with four strings and ...
W - 17 Nov 2018 Frank Ocean's Newly Public Instagram Is a Thirst Trap Gold Mine
The ever elusive artist Frank Ocean may not have released an album since 2016, but this week shared a different type of *content*: never-before-seen shirtless ...
Miscellany News - 10 May 2018 Two years after its release, Frank Ocean's “Blonde” remains influential in current music scene
Could I ever give this album anything less than five stars? Is there anyone at this school who can honestly say that they haven't listened to this album?
HYPEBEAST - 21 Sep 2018 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Has Now Spent 100 Weeks on the Billboard 200 Chart
Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Has Now Spent 100 Weeks on the Billboard 200 Chart: Just about two years.
Vibe - 26 Jul 2018 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Quietly Goes Platinum
Frank Ocean's two-year-old studio album is now certified platinum by the RIAA and it happened very quietly.
DJBooth - 12 Oct 2018 Someone, Please Break My Heart So I Can Relate to Frank Ocean Albums Again
Everyone in an active relationship should keep a Frank Ocean album in a glass case next to a hammer, with a sign that says: “IN CASE OF BREAKUP BREAK ...
HotNewHipHop - 18 Sep 2018 Frank Ocean's "Blonde" Has Officially Spent 100 Weeks On Billboard 200
Frank Ocean enjoys an impressive feat with 'Blonde.' Frank Ocean is rarely in the news but as of late, he's been in more headlines than usual. Last week, it ...
Dazed - 15 May 2018 The new series of Dissect is all about Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’
Cole Cuchna is arguably the hardest working music journalist in the world right now. The creator and sole producer of the Dissect podcast has gained a ...
Brooklyn Vegan - 05 Dec 2018 Apple Music's most streamed songs and albums of 2018
He may not be topping the critic lists, but it looks like nobody was streamed more in 2018 than Drake.
DJBooth - 17 Aug 2018 Two Years Later, 'Endless' Remains Frank Ocean’s Overlooked Masterpiece
Two years later, 'Endless' remains a grand look into the creation process from one of music's most lauded creators.
Consequence of Sound - 04 Dec 2018 James Blake Announce 2019 North American Tour + Ticket Info | Music News
James Blake will embark on a North American tour early next year. The UK crooner has mapped out a 17-date outing, which kicks off in Atlanta on February 18th ...
Radio.com - 21 Nov 2018 Frank Ocean Teases Music on Newly Public Instagram
It looks like Frank may have just teased new music on his newly public Instagram.
Billboard - 30 May 2018 'Blonde' Producer Om'Mas Keith Countersues Frank Ocean Over Songwriting Credits
Frank Ocean is being sued by "Blonde" producer Om'Mas Keith over songwriting credits.
RollingStone.com - 21 Feb 2018 Frank Ocean Sues ‘Blonde’ Producer Over Songwriting Credits
Frank Ocean is suing producer Om'Mas Keith over songwriting credits on the singer's 2016 album, Blonde. The suit also names Keith's Analog Genius ...
Okayplayer - 24 Jul 2018 Frank Ocean's Album "Blond" is Officially Certified Platinum
Frank Ocean's album, "Blond," which was released two years ago, has just passed one million sales and is now certified platinum.
The Blast - 12 Aug 2018 Frank Ocean Says Music Producer Is Lying About Co-Writing 'Blonde,' Demands Lawsuit Be Thrown Out
Frank Ocean is calling his former music producer a liar for alleging he co-wrote the majority of songs on the singer's latest album, "Blonde."
Dancing Astronaut - 23 Sep 2018 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' makes Billboard 200 for 100 weeks
Frank Ocean's third studio album, 'Blonde,' has now been on the Billboard 200 chart for 100 weeks. It came out in 2016.
Yahoo News - 09 Nov 2018 Meet the People Making Hundreds Selling Frank Ocean’s Midterms Merch
On the day of the midterm elections, Frank Ocean surprised fans (as he does) with three politically pointed episodes of his “blonded RADIO” Beats 1 show.
TIME - 22 Aug 2016 Frank Ocean Blonde: 8 Things To Know About His New Album
After four years, Frank Ocean dropped his long-anticipated Channel Orange follow-up, Blonde; a visual album “stream” called Endless; a lush music video for ...
NME Live - 16 Feb 2018 When is Frank Ocean’s next album coming?
When is Frank Ocean releasing his next album, the follow-up to 2016's 'Endless' and 'Blonde'? Here's what we know.
The Ringer - 23 May 2018 Frank Ocean’s “Facebook Story”: Just Accept the Friend Request!
A thorough examination of the relationship dilemma presented on Frank Ocean's "Facebook Story" skit from 'Blonde'
The Yale Herald - 30 Mar 2018 Frank Ocean Unleashed
Frank Ocean is a quiet superstar. In an era of oversharing, Ocean seems to be one of few singers who values privacy and absence. While the lives of other ...
The Independent - 19 Aug 2017 Frank Ocean's Blonde: What happened after the artist released his surprise album
Frank Ocean released his second studio album, Blonde, one year ago. The record (which is stylised as Blond) was the long awaited follow up to Ocean's ...
NZCity - 18 Nov 2018 Frank Ocean has made his secret Instagram profile public - 19-Nov-2018 - NZ Entertainment news
The 31-year-old star has been posting away unknowingly to his fans since May 2017, under the username ""@blonded"" - which at the time of writing has almost ...
The Blast - 29 May 2018 Frank Ocean Sued by Music Producer in Ongoing Battle Over 'Blonde' Royalties
Frank Ocean is being sued by a music producer who claims the singer screwed him out of a substantial amount of royalties by claiming the man had nothing to ...
Pitchfork - 30 Nov 2018 8 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: Earl Sweatshirt, the 1975, Jeff Tweedy, and More
With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new ...
TheGrio - 22 Feb 2018 Frank Ocean suing producer who claims he co-wrote songs on ‘Blonde’
Frank Ocean is suing producer Om'Mas Keith to prevent him from claiming songwriting credit on the 2016 album Blonde. Keith reportedly claims he “co-wrote 11 ...
DJBooth - 31 Jul 2018 The Sound of Silence: How the Quietest Albums Make the Loudest Noise
How recent albums by Frank Ocean, Saba, Sampha, Solange, and more have found power in quiet.
Stereogum - 30 May 2018 Frank Ocean Sued By 'Blonde' Producer
Earlier this year, Frank Ocean filed a lawsuit against producer Om'Mas Keith after Keith tried to register co-songwriting credits on 11 different Blonde songs.
CMU The Tartan Online - 16 Apr 2018 Endless re-release: the Frank Ocean album you haven't heard
In August 2016, after years of total silence, Frank Ocean finally reemerged with new music. It started with a mysterious livestream of a mostly empty warehouse, ...
USA TODAY - 20 Aug 2016 5 essential tracks off Frank Ocean's second new album, 'Blonde'
It was an agonizing four-year wait for more Frank Ocean. So when the reclusive crooner finally returned with new material this weekend, fans were ecstatic to ...
The Guardian - 15 Dec 2016 Best albums of 2016: No 2 Blonde by Frank Ocean
The R&B trailblazer's second record attempted nothing less than living up to the pan-racial, genre-straddling reality of 21st-century youth culture. No wonder we ...
DJBooth - 10 Jul 2018 Pharrell Perfectly Explains Why Frank Ocean's Artistic Flaws Complete Him
Frank Ocean makes nothing feel like a mistake, according to Pharrell Williams.
The FADER - 11 Dec 2016 View The Full Credits For Frank Ocean’s Blonde Album
Frank Ocean released the full credits to his third studio album Blonde in the liner notes, including Beyonce and Kanye West.
Vogue - 15 Oct 2018 Frank Ocean Wears the Perfect Puffer in London
Frank Ocean wears a sleek puffer jacket in London.
Pitchfork - 26 Feb 2018 Frank Ocean Endless Vinyl Delay Frustrates Fans
On Cyber Monday 2017 (November 27), Frank Ocean listed physical editions of his 2016 visual album Endless for sale on his blonded.co web store.
The FADER - 19 Jun 2018 “I think about Frank Ocean like I would think about Beethoven”
The creator of Spotify's Dissect podcast tells us what he's learned after more than 450 hours of studying Frank Ocean's work.
NYU Washington Square News - 13 Apr 2018 Staff Recs: Best Frank Ocean Songs
There is no such thing as a “best” Frank Ocean song, as evidenced by his four critically acclaimed albums –– “Nostalgia, Ultra,” “Channel Orange,” “Endless” ...
Billboard - 08 Jul 2017 Frank Ocean's 10 Best Songs: Critic's Picks
In five years, Frank Ocean has gone from releasing his proper debut album to proving the flimsy absurdity of the words “proper debut album.” Just last year, his ...
Billboard - 04 Dec 2018 Drake Rules Apple Music's Year-End Charts
Drake, Kacey Musgraves and Cardi B are just some of the big winners in Apple Music's “Best Of 2018” charts, which collect the streaming giant's data over the ...
UC Berkeley - 20 Jun 2018 This fall, you can take an English class on Frank Ocean
UC Berkeley's fans of R&B singer, songwriter and rapper Frank Ocean will get the chance to study the artist's intricate, symbolic lyrics and musical style in a ...
Telegraph.co.uk - 30 Aug 2016 Messy, pompous and pointless – why Frank Ocean's Blonde doesn't live up to the hype
It's time we talked about the elephant in the room. The Blonde elephant. I'm referring, of course, to US neo-soul superstar Frank Ocean's long-awaited, ...
Student Edge - 04 Apr 2018 Wondering When Frank Ocean Will Release His New Album? Maybe He Already Has
Twist! Ever since Frank Ocean turned his musical tap back on to give us visual album Endless and regular, audio album Blonde, we've g.
HotNewHipHop - 14 May 2018 Frank Ocean's Albums Will Be Analyzed On Spotify's Acclaimed "Dissect" Podcast
The podcast will deliver a deep dive into Frank Ocean's catalogue. It's only been less than a year since Frank Ocean dropped his last album, Blonde, but it s...
Yahoo Celebrity - 14 Sep 2018 Frank Ocean Reportedly Files Cease and Desist Over Travis Scott's "Carousel"
The 'ASTROWORLD' song is now at the center of a dispute between Frank Ocean and Travis Scott. Ocean is reportedly not feeling how his vocals were altered ...
DJBooth - 27 Jun 2018 Frank Ocean, Saba, & the Cycle of Bravery and Insecurity
The work of Frank Ocean ('Blonde') and Saba ('CARE FOR ME') is proof positive that bravery and insecurity are one in the same.
Billboard - 28 Aug 2016 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 With Third-Largest Debut of 2016
Frank Ocean earns his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the arrival of "Blonde." The set, which was released on Aug. 20, bows atop the list with ...
UPI.com - 06 Nov 2018 Frank Ocean's 'Blonded Radio' returns, encourages voting
Frank Ocean hosted a new episode of his Beats 1 radio show "Blonded Radio" on Tuesday for the first time in over a year.
NME.com - 02 Sep 2016 A Comprehensive Guide To All Of Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Collaborators
Frank Ocean's Boys Don't Cry magazine lists a mind-bogglingly long list of contributors to his album 'Blonde'. So we set about finding out who's who, and ...
Junkee - 27 Apr 2017 Frank Ocean's Album 'Blonde' Has Been Reinterpreted As A Piano Masterpiece
Instead of taking it easy after the release of his album Blonde last year, Frank Ocean has been on a new music spree. He's released three new singles ('Lens', ...
Complex - 09 Apr 2018 People Are Finally Getting Their Physical Copies of Frank Ocean's 'Endless'
After a longer than expected wait, 'Endless' physical copies are finally getting into the hands of the fans who paid for them months ago.
TIME - 09 Sep 2016 Frank Ocean's "Blonde" Album Now Able to Stream on Spotify
Frank Ocean fans who use Spotify can now rejoice because the artist's new album, Blonde, is now available for streaming on the platform.
Complex - 18 Aug 2017 One Year Later, Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' and 'Endless' Continue To Evolve
This weekend marks a year since Frank dropped his back-to-back surprise albums, but they continue to evolve.
Billboard - 03 Sep 2016 With 'Blonde,' Frank Ocean's Real Revolution Was in His Business Moves
Just five years into his solo career, Frank Ocean has established himself as one of the great outliers of the modern music business. The 28-year-old singer set off ...
The New York Times - 19 Nov 2016 Frank Ocean Is Finally Free, Mystery Intact
Mr. Ocean is restless and more than happy to drape himself in shadows. Here, he talks about being elusive, making music and regaining control of his career.
Complex - 14 May 2018 Frank Ocean's "Nights" Gets a Sángo Rework
Sángo previously made Kanye's "Lift Yourself" into a real song.
Vulture - 17 May 2018 'Dissect' Season 3 Deep-Dives on Frank Ocean
The third season of Spotify's excellent music podcast will focus on Frank Ocean's 2016 album Blonde.
Miami Student - 13 Jun 2018 On Wax: Frank Ocean, 'Endless'
Perhaps you know a vinyl collector that really likes talking about their records. Sorry — I'm one of those people. In this column, I'll pull out some albums and ...
Complex - 11 Dec 2016 Here Are the Full Credits for Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'
The liner notes for Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' have been revealed by a Reddit user.
Reverb News - 06 Apr 2018 Recreating Frank Ocean's Keys and Synths with Software Instruments
Frank Ocean—the multi-talented singer, songwriter, and rapper—eschews the R&B label his music is traditionally given and references genres as varied as ...
Complex - 26 Apr 2017 Frank Ocean Fans Are Loving This Incredible Piano Tribute to 'Blonde'
A mystery artist known only as Blond Piano has reimagined Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' as an instrumental piano album.
Clash Magazine - 18 Aug 2018 On A Loop: Revisiting Frank Ocean's 'Endless' | Features
Frank Ocean was a ghost after 2012's 'Channel Orange'. The California-born singer had established himself as one of the most important voices in popular ...
University at Buffalo The Spectrum - 18 Apr 2018 'Endless' journey of perfection for Frank Ocean
Album: “Endless”. Artist: Frank Ocean. Release Date: April 9. Label: Def Jam. Grade: A. The word "perfection" is corny. Nothing is truly perfect – especially art.
VICE - 21 Aug 2017 Frank Ocean Stans Remember the Week 'Endless' and 'Blonde' Dropped
In late August 2016, after a four-year silence, Frank Ocean treated his fans to what I described as "a massive, multimedia cultural event." What began as a ...
Highsnobiety - 02 Mar 2018 Watch Lorde Cover Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ Standout “Solo”
Last night Lorde kicked off her North American tour in support of 2017's Melodrama. While in Milwaukee, the standout moment came when the New Zealand ...
Highsnobiety - 23 Aug 2016 Here’s How Social Media Reacted to Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ Album
Frank Ocean's four-year hiatus from music making has become the ultimate fodder for social media jokesters eager to share the kind of pull-no-punches ...
DJBooth - 21 Aug 2018 From Frank Ocean to 6LACK: Processing Grief & Pursuing Freedom
To feel hurt is natural for everyone—including and especially our favorite artists.
FelixOnline - 19 Jun 2018 Man on Blonde: a masterpiece revisited
The artist known as Frank Ocean, born Christopher Breaux, was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He studied English at New Orleans University, …
fuse.tv - 26 Feb 2018 Bea Miller Says Cardi B's 'Bartier Cardi' Is Mood-Lifting, Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Changed Her Life
*Fresh* off the release of her sophomore album Aurora, Bea Miller sat down with Fuse to unveil a few things fans might not know in our new digital series My Best ...
Mashable - 19 Jun 2018 A college course about Frank Ocean comes to UC Berkeley this fall
Two UC Berkley students are behind a new college course that covers Frank Ocean and his discography.
DJBooth - 04 Dec 2018 On Earl Sweatshirt, JAY-Z & the Importance of Creating Outside the Bubble
As Earl Sweatshirt, JAY-Z, and others have proved, artists cannot be afraid to change, in life and in rap.
The Huffington Post - 11 Mar 2017 Listen To Frank Ocean's First Solo Music Since 'Blonde' And 'Endless'
The artist shared "Chanel" on the second episode of his Beats 1 radio show.
NME.com - 14 Feb 2017 Watch Frank Ocean discuss ‘Blonde’ in rare filmed interview
Frank Ocean has spoken about his acclaimed 2016 album 'Blonde' in a rare on-camera interview. Ocean released his long-awaited second studio album back ...
DJBooth - 06 Aug 2018 Choker's 'Honeybloom' Is an Ambitious Departure from Frank Ocean's Shadow
'Honeybloom' sees Choker venturing further left-field into the experimental territory he inhabited on his debut 'Peak.'
NME Live - 31 Aug 2018 Slow Hollows: Meet the Frank Ocean collaborators making woozy, Brooklyn-ite pop magic
You'd be forgiven for thinking that Austin Anderson doesn't actually exist. The 20-year-old front man of Slow Hollows, erstwhile Frank Ocean [on second album ...
NME.com - 21 Aug 2016 There are two versions of Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'
There are two different versions of Frank Ocean's new album 'Blonde'. The singer released his third album, which was originally called 'Boys Don't Cry', this ...
Pitchfork - 14 Sep 2016 Frank Ocean’s Blonde Songwriting Credits Revealed
Frank Ocean's Blonde featured an all-star cast of collaborators, but almost a month after the album's release, we still don't know exactly who played what.
Billboard - 17 Oct 2016 Frank Ocean Ineligible for 2017 Grammy Race Due to Missed Filing Deadline
When the Grammy nominees are revealed on Dec. 8, one surefire contender will not be on the list: Frank Ocean, whose two albums released this year ...
NME Live - 09 Apr 2018 Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ vinyl shipped after months of delay
Frank Ocean's 'Endless' vinyl has finally shipped after months of waiting by fans. Last November, the acclaimed R&B performer announced that his 2016 'visual ...
Stereogum - 13 Oct 2016 Alex G Reveals His Role On Frank Ocean's Blonde
It's been a few months since Frank Ocean's Blonde came out, and (possibly because of the whole Endless/Blonde label kerfuffle) we still don't have that clear of.
The Independent - 24 Oct 2017 Frank Ocean ignites new album in 2018 hopes with latest note
We had a good run with the whole 'not waiting around for a Frank Ocean album' era, but those days are over. The fandom's cravings have been stirred with the ...
NME.com - 15 Sep 2016 Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' songwriter credits finally revealed
The songwriting credits to Frank Ocean's album 'Blonde' have finally been revealed by songwriting body ASCAAP. Since Blonde was released on August 20, ...
Pitchfork - 25 Feb 2018 Watch Car Seat Headrest Cover Frank Ocean’s “White Ferrari”
At their Perth, Australia tour stop last night, Car Seat Headrest covered Frank Ocean's “White Ferrari.” Watch it go down below. Will Toledo sang the Blonde song ...
Pitchfork - 06 Jan 2017 Frank Ocean Blonde Vinyl Delay Frustrates Fans
On Black Friday, Frank Ocean released the vinyl edition of his latest album, Blonde, for one day only. While a number of fans received their orders the next ...
VICE - 05 Apr 2018 The Psychedelic Connection Between Kacey Musgraves and Frank Ocean
There's a rumor out there that Frank Ocean and director Tyrone Lebon were both tripping on acid when they shot the video for "Nikes" in 2016. It adds up.
Noisey - 04 May 2017 The Enduring Appeal of 'Endless,' Frank Ocean’s Underrated Masterpiece
This article originally appeared on Noisey UK. Frank Ocean's Endless had a build-up of four years and a shelf life of two days. No sooner had it arrived, ...
NME.com - 22 Aug 2016 These Stars Are Having A Meltdown Over Frank Ocean's 'Blonde'
The new Frank Ocean album dropped this weekend following last week's 'Endless'
GQ.com - 24 Apr 2017 Why Frank Ocean is a musical icon
Frank Ocean is a unique talent. From Nostalgia, Ultra to 2016's Blonde, the American has blended hip hop, soul and jazz to create some extraordinary albums.