Friday, February 15th 2013
With her US debut LP set to drop later this year, fans of Rita Ora will be all too eager to learn how the success of her UK debut has shaped her ear when crafting new material.
Now, as we join those fans in eager anticipation, the starlet arrived at BBC Radio 1′s ‘Live Lounge‘ for an intimate performance, which saw her cover the Mumford & Sons classic, ‘Lover Of The Light‘.
Shedding all kinds of light on her rich tone and lighthearted personality, her cover of the cut has us hoping her new LP gives fans mid-tempos similar to this one, almost as strong as her cover of Frank Ocean‘s ‘Swim Good’.
Peep Rita in all her playful glory below…
Wednesday, February 13th 2013
When it comes to pulling in impressive numbers, very few R&B dons do it better than ‘Pink Matter‘ heart throb Frank Ocean.
However, in the event any of his contemporaries believed sales of his debut LP ‘Channel Orange’ would simmer as it reached its first birthday, the star’s fans have gone a long way to prove their support for him goes far beyond they could have imagined.
Find out how below…
Thursday, February 7th 2013
While R&B is yet to spawn any new female artists that have taken the world by storm, the last few years have seen no shortage of male contributors take center stage.
Indeed, leading a pack made up of the Beyonce approved Miguel, Elijah Blake and Luke James comes Frank Ocean. A fact, the New York Times were keen to take advantage of when they joined forces with the star for a moving spread this month, some of which can be seen above and below.
Tuesday, February 5th 2013
With the 55th Annual Grammy Awards approaching, one might assume Frank Ocean‘s biggest worry this week would be the stress of perfecting his performance on the night.
Unfortunately, following an ugly run in with chart topping Pop sensation Chris Brown last week, the last few days have seen his upcoming set at the night overshadowed by the fight’s aftermath.
An aftermath, that today saw unearth the official police documents on the attack, which reveal that the acclaimed singer- who admitted to have been romantically involved with a male friend last year- was not only the victim of a physical assault, but also on the receiving end of a homophobic slur.
Saturday, February 2nd 2013
As fans know, Hip Hop hitmakers Frank Ocean and Chris Brown were involved in a fisticuffs earlier this week that resulted in injury for both parties (with insults to follow).
And, as news swarmed headlines that Ocean was considering pressing charges against Brown for the injuries he sustained, now it seems the ‘Thinking ‘Bout You’ star is thinking of another resolution.
Taking to Tumblr, Ocean shared his thoughts through a penned letter addressing the situation and its aftermath. Read and weigh in below:
Thursday, January 31st 2013
Frank Ocean is set to switch the Grammy Awards onto ‘Channel Orange’ come February 10th. For, it was announced moments ago that the singer-songwriter will be gracing the stage at music’s biggest calendar night.
Details after the jump…
Thursday, January 31st 2013
…and Frank Ocean just keeps on winning!
While his recent run in with Chris Brown may currently dominate many a headline, Frank Ocean continues to prove that it’s his art- and not controversy- that keeps his brand afloat.
Full story below…
Tuesday, January 29th 2013
‘My fingertips and my lips, they burn…from the cigarettes‘.
While Sunday night saw Frank Ocean embroiled in fresh drama with Pop Prince Chris Brown, he counteracted with the negativity with much needed dose of positivity with these snaps, pulled from the set of his ‘Forrest Gump‘ visual.
So, before we receive- and will undoubtedly enjoy- the video, take a fresh listen to the James Ryan Ho produced jam, below!