As his eagerly anticipated EP Prima Donna arrives, the sharp-witted Long Beach realist offers his thoughts on esoteric British literature, connecting with James Blake over Jamaican food, and his YMCA youth initiative.
Eleven years since its release, we can recognize it for what it was: a thrilling allegory set on the precipice of an increasingly dark stretch of modern history.
The label has never been sure whether they're an art project or a major label, and ultimately they've fallen somewhere in between.
Blond(e) is interested in the physical process of determining identities, the endless task of self-definition and self-improvement.
We love Britney because she was—and remains, for many of us anyway—a symbol of our youth.
Paisley Park is going the way of Graceland.
It's all about swagger and sway, confidence and influence.
The strikingly familiar image proves remixing isn't limited to music.
Ocean's dialogue around his sexuality is the same as his approach to music: open and vulnerable, but equally unclassifiable.
In the economically devastated early 90s, DJs like Djoy de Cuba, Wichy de Vedado, and DJ Jigue, found catharsis in a new community of parties, clubs, and sounds.
ASL interpreters are becoming more commonplace at music festivals for every act from Phish to Carcass.
Blond(e) is not the straightforward hip-hop, R&B, and funk of his previous records. It is music to speak truth to power, crafted solely to tell Ocean's story.
We meet up with the mystery that is Mr. McCombs to talk Bush, Obama, Trump, and Malcolm X. Plus the importance of taking psychedelics to fully understand your place in the universe.
On this episode of Autobiographies, the singer-songwriter walks us through the process behind creating her debut album and becoming a breakthrough experimental pop artist.
Ketamine zombies dancing to "Thriller," a musical ode to key bumps, and other jokes made the Brooklyn play at House of Yes a surprise hit.
Black creatives are rarely afforded the opportunity to nourish their craft independent of a capitalist motivation.
The British athletes put their stamina to the test to the mannered sounds of Chase & Status—and there's no shame in that.
After losing her mother, Michelle Zauner turned to music and Jungian theory. And though the resulting record may be stormy in substance, it washes over you like a calm and cleansing wave.
"Boys do cry, but I don't think I shed a tear for a good chunk of my teenage years. It's surprisingly my favorite part of life so far."
His first album since 'Channel Orange' has finally arrived.
The video dropped on Apple Music in the early hours of the morning with the long-awaited album due out this weekend.
Frank Ocean's sampling of ballroom queen Crystal LaBeija pays direct homage to a figure integral to the nightlife culture of the LGBTQ community of color.
We asked entrepreneurs, DJs, and promoters if the Olympics in Rio are somehow positively impacting the already hard life of those working in the city's scene.
Rick Kidson was hosting the BelTek festival in rural Maine when a devastating fire broke out on his property.