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Pink White by Frank Ocean

Biografie van de kunstenaar Frank Ocean

Christopher Edwin Breaux Professionally Known As Frank Ocean Is An American Singer/songwriter And Member Of The Gleefully Hedonistic Hip-Hop Collective OFWGKTA. He Was Born On October 28 1987 And Lived In Long Beach California. He Has Helped Pen Tracks For Justin Bieber John Legend Brandy And Beyoncé Over The Last Few Years. In 2011 Ocean Released His Debut Mixtape Nostalgia Ultra For Free Via His Tumblr. Venting About His Decision To Drop The Record His Own Way He Took To Twitter On March 1 2011 "i. Did. This. Not ISLAND DEF JAM. That's Why You See No Label Logo On The Artwork That I DID. Guess Its My Fault For Trusting My Dumbass Lawyer And Signing My Career Over To A Failing Company. Fuck Def Jam & Any Company That Goes The Length Of Signing A Kid With Dreams & Talent W/ No Intention Of Following Through. Fuck Em. Now Back To My Day. I Want Some Oatmeal And Toast. Brunch Swag." As A Member Of The Odd Future OFWGKTA Collective His Sound Is Distinctively Soulful/r&b Influenced Yet Done In A Way That Could Pass For Something Totally Different. As Tyler The Creator States “It’s Smooth Ass Music About Bitches Relationships And Being A Rich Young Nigga…But In A Swagged Out Way.” Ocean Was Evacuated From The University Of New Orleans To Los Angeles California Just As Hurricane Katrina Hit In August 2005 And Stayed In Los Angeles To Pursue A Music Career. Ocean Joined Los Angeles Based Collective OFWGKTA Who He Met Through Mutual Friends At The End Of 2009. In The End Of 2009 He Met Tricky Stewart Who Helped Ocean Sign A Contract With Def Jam Recordings As An Artist However He Was Initially Unable To Build A Relationship With The Company. In 2010 He Changed His Name From Christopher "Lonny" Breaux To Christopher Francis Ocean Via A Legal Website. In An April 2011 Interview Ocean Intimated That His Relationship With Def Jam Has Strengthened Since The Release Of His Mixtape. On April 28 2011 Ocean Was Arrested On Unspecified Charges By The LAPD And Was Released On The Morning After On April 29 2011. Ocean Joined His OFWGKTA Bandmates For The First Time On Tour From May 12 To May 19 2011. On May 31 2011 Def Jam Released The Single Novacane On ITunes Soon Followed By Swim Good Taken From His Mixtape Nostalgia ULTRA. His First 'proper' Album Channel Orange Was Released On July 17 2012. In 2016 He Released The Visual Album Endless Alongside His Second Studio Album Blonde Following Several Years Of Delays. Blonde Debuted At Number One In The United States And United Kingdom. In 2017 Ocean Released Several Singles Including Chanel And Lens Through His Blonded Radio Show And Made Several Appearances On Other Songs By Artists Like Calvin Harris A$AP Mob And Tyler The Creator.

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