Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is a singer and rapper from the US. A native of Long Beach, California, the singer was born in October of 1987.

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He made his entry in the music industry working as a ghostwriter. His first project was “Nostalgia, Ultra”, a mixtape he released in 2011. The following year, the singer dropped his debut full-length album, “Channel Orange”. This project was a great success for him. It earned him several major accolades, and peaked at #2 on the main album charts in the UK and the US.

What Style is Frank Ocean

Ocean’s works can be best categorized under the genres below:

  • Hip hop
  • Alternative R&B
  • Pop
  • Avant-soul
  • Psychedelic soul

Notable Songs

Below are a few examples of Ocean’s prominent songs:

“Bad Religion”

“White Ferrari”



“Dear April”


“Forrest Gump”

“In My Room”


“Self Control”

“Moon River”

“Pink + White”

“Changes” (with ROSALÍA)


“Come On World, You Can’t Go!”

“Crack Rock”


“Impietas / Deathwish (ASR)”


In 2013 the singer received his first nominations at the Grammys. He won two awards from five nominations he received. His debut project, “Channel Orange”, won the “Best Urban Contemporary Album” award. He also took home the award for “Best Rap/Sung Collaboration” for his collaboration with Jay-Z and Kanye West on the song “No Church in the Wild”.

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