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kanye threatens to boycott the grammys if frank ocean isn’t nominated

It doesn't matter if it wins, "all we need is a fair shot."
Wendy Syfret
10.24.16
News

frank ocean has hours and hours of unreleased music

'We had like 14-hour, 15-, 16-hour sessions,' Ocean's equally elusive guitarist Billy 'Spaceman' Patterson has just revealed.
Hannah Ongley
9.20.16
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, the sounds and politics behind his 'Device Control' EP, and his upcoming exhibition plans.
Steve Salter
8.23.16
Music

8 things to know about frank ocean's long-awaited album(s)

From the contributions of David Bowie and Gang of Four to Ocean's Tumblr essay on the lengthy but freeing creation process, here are eight bonus facts to enrich your listening experience of the overdue and outstanding release.
Hannah Ongley
8.22.16
Music

frank ocean drops new album 'blond' — listen here

'Blond' (FKA 'Boys Don't Cry') has arrived! On the cover: the man we've been waiting for, hair a vivid shade of Ryan Lochte green and photographed by Wolfgang Tillmans.
Tom Ivin
8.22.16
Music

watch frank ocean's tyrone lebon-directed video 'nikes'

Celebrating and questioning our brave new world, Frank just shared the powerful visuals for his first 'Blond' track, 'Nikes.'
Tom Ivin
8.22.16
News

read kanye west's oddly inspiring poem about mcdonald's here

The unconventional pep talk might just be the highlight of Frank Ocean's zine: "Everyone was jealous of them French fries, expect for that one special guy. That smooth apple pie."
i-D Staff
8.22.16