Frank Ocean born October 28, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer and photographer. Recognized for his idiosyncratic musical style, introspective and elliptical songwriting, unconventional production techniques, and wide vocal range, Ocean is among the most acclaimed artists of his generation. Ocean began his musical career as a ghostwriter , prior to joining the hip hop collective Odd Future in In , Ocean released his critically successful debut mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra and subsequently secured a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings. Drawing on electro-funk ,  pop-soul ,  jazz-funk ,  and psychedelic music ,  Ocean's debut studio album Channel Orange was one of the most acclaimed albums of Following four years of recluse, Ocean released the visual project Endless , the day before releasing his highly anticipated second album Blonde , in order to fulfill contractual obligations with Def Jam. He was included in the edition of the Time ' s list of the most influential people in the world and the edition of the Forbes 30 Under Premiered in , he also has his own Beats 1 radio show, Blonded Radio , that often premiers his new singles.
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January 6 October 15 October 8 October 7 July 24 As he moves on from the company he began, the year-old takes a look back at the songs and albums that have meant the most to him, five years at a time. January 8 January 4 December 24 December 10
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Ocean is restless and more than happy to drape himself in shadows. Here, he talks about being elusive, making music and regaining control of his career. Sure, Frank Ocean is a well-known Grammy winner. But he also likes to be a question mark. Frank Ocean. By Jon Caramanica. The valet asks the question hastily, humbly, eyes not quite meeting those of the contemplative man standing before him.
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