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this podcast is unpacking frank ocean's blonde for an entire season

Fun fact #1: Frank Ocean's birth name is Christopher Breaux.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.16.18
News

frank ocean is still dropping clues about a rumoured new album

Here’s everything we know so far.
Hannah Ongley
1.3.18
News

frank ocean has a grand theft auto radio station

Listen to the killer playlist.
Roisin Lanigan
12.14.17
News

good news, frank ocean has made another album

Nobody panic.
Roisin Lanigan
11.29.17
the sounding off issue

exclusive: "it came to me in a dream" – frank ocean creates a visual essay and pens personal letter

The generation-defining artist shoots two covers and a 32-page portfolio for i-D, and contributes an essay about peace, love and Szechuan sauce.
i-D Team
10.23.17
Music

as frank ocean drops new music, we celebrate his lesser-known tracks

After four quiet years, Frank’s back at it again with two new releases. As he drops Slide on Me (ft. Young Thug) today, and Lens over the weekend, we salute the singer’s less-heard masterpieces.
Ryan White
4.25.17
BLONDE

exploring the politics of going blonde at west african salons

In her series Hair, photographer Émilie Régnier captures the women of Cote d'Ivoire's beauty parlours.
Marquita Harris
4.12.17
Music

frank ocean's blonde gets a magical marvel makeover

The latest instalment of Marvel's iconic hip-hop comic book series, Royals #1, features a take on Frank Ocean's Blonde as its cover page.
Jo Rosenthal
3.1.17
Music

neither of frank ocean’s 2016 albums will be eligible for the grammys

Blonde and Endless were both released before the cut off point, but neither was actually submitted for consideration. D’oh!
Charlotte Gush
10.18.16
Culture

wolfgang tillmans on working with frank ocean and returning to music

Following a weekend of surprise releases and explanations, the celebrated visual artist and beloved i-D contributor talks Frank-ly about working with Ocean before discussing the sounds and politics behind his Device Control EP and revealing upcoming...
Steve Salter
8.23.16
News

kim goes blonde; we round up the best peroxide transformations of all time

As Mrs. Kardashian-West unveils her new ‘do at Paris Fashion Week, here are six others who shocked the world by going blonde.
Emily Manning
3.7.15