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Frank Ocean Recorded New Album At Abbey Road Studios

Frank Ocean's hugely anticipated second album appears to have been recorded, in some part at least, at Abbey Road studios in London. The French pianist Christophe Chassol told the BBC's Gilles Peterson that he collaborated...

Frank Ocean Records Lp At Abbey Road Studios

Frank Ocean has recorded his new album at Abbey Road Studios.Pianist Christophe Chassol revealed he worked with the 27-year-old singer at the iconic London studios on the making of his second album, 'Boys Don't Cry',...

Frank Ocean Granted Name Change

The Thinkin Bout You singer was born Christopher Edwin Breaux, but on Thursday (23Apr15) a Los Angeles judge granted his request for a name change, according to TMZ.com. In 2014, Ocean was...

Ellen Degeneres Second On Out List

Ellen DeGeneres, Anderson Cooper, Laverne Cox and Jane Lynch are among the stars named on Out magazine's annual Power 50 list.The 57-year-old talk show host has lost the top slot on the publication's annual list...

Frank Ocean To Release New Album

Frank Ocean will be releasing a new album and magazine in July 2015.The 27-year-old hip hop star is simultaneously bringing out his third LP and a magazine this summer, his representative has confirmed.Ocean's album was...

Frank Ocean Releasing New Album And Launching Magazine In July

Frank Ocean has announced he is to release a new album as well as launching a magazine in July. The R&B giant has been quiet since Channel Orange in 2012 though he took to Tumblr...

Kanye West Reveals Album Title

Kanye West has named his new album 'So Help Me God'.The 37-year-old rapper revealed the title of the follow-up to his 2013 'Yeezus' LP on Twitter alongside an image of four lowercase 'm's, connected in...

Conor Maynard To Release Album This Summer

Conor Maynard will release his new album this summer.The 'Can't Say No' singer released his debut album 'Contrast' in 2012 and is hoping to follow up the record in ''June or July,'' despite the fact...

Robert Pattinson And Fka Twigs Have Cheap New Year's Eve

Robert Pattinson and FKA twigs were spotted on a London night bus after partying on New Year's Eve.The 'Twilight' star and 'Two Weeks' singer have been dating for several months and despite their high-profiles, opted...

Frank Ocean Teases New Music With First Track In Ages - Listen To "Memrise"

Remember when Frank Ocean was a thing? Well, it’s been a hot minute since the soulful singer/songwriter released a new track, but today was the day. Ocean has been artistically reclusive for two years or...

Frank Ocean Releases New Track 'Memrise'

It has been over two years since American singer Frank Ocean burst onto the music scene when releasing his debut album 'Channel Orange,' and on Friday (Nov 28th) he finally gave fans something new to...

Frank Ocean's Name Change Request Denied

A judge in California has denied Frank Ocean's name change request due to his driving offences.The singer filed a court request earlier this year (14) asking permission to change his name from Christopher Breaux to...

Jay Z's Song Made In America At Centre Of New Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Hip-hop collaborators Jay Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean have been named as defendants in a new federal copyright infringement lawsuit over their hit song Made In America.Musician Joel Mac claims he sold a copy...

Chris Brown Settles Lawsuit

Chris Brown has settled a civil lawsuit for $100,000.The 'Run It' hitmaker has agreed a payment to Parker Adams - who he recently pleaded guilty to assaulting last October - after he filed a case...

Snoop Dogg Posts And Deletes Homophobic Slur

Snoop Dogg allegedly posted a homophobic slur on Instagram and Twitter.The 'Sweat' hitmaker - real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus - reportedly shared a derogatory message alongside a photograph of two men lying in bed together...

Frank Ocean's Father Sues Russell Simmons

Singer Frank Ocean's father is suing Russell Simmons for $142 million (£83 million) over comments allegedly posted on the music mogul's website.Calvin Cooksey has issued a lawsuit claiming he was falsely portrayed as a poor...

Jay Z, Kanye West And Frank Ocean Hit With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

Rappers Jay Z and Kanye West and singer Frank Ocean have been hit with copyright infringement lawsuit over their song Made In America.New York musician Joel MCDonald is claiming the trio infringed on the concept...

Brian Wilson Recording With Lana Del Rey

Brian Wilson is working with Lana Del Rey and Zooey Deschanel on new songs.The legendary Beach Boys singer and composer had started writing material to record with the group before he and fellow founding member...

Don Henley Opens Up About Frank Ocean Feud

Don Henley has branded Frank Ocean "arrogant" and "huffy" following a feud over his sampling of The Eagles' classic hit Hotel California.The pair fell out two years ago (12) when Henley threatened to sue Ocean...

Red Bull Music Academy Festival Set For Ultimate Closing Party In New York

Firstly, we recognise that reporting on a mixture of New York parties, eclectic performances and signature lectures from prominent music movers and shakers could seem, well, immaterial. Let's face it, Gotham is one long eclectic...

Sasquatch! Music Festival's Second Weekend Axed

Organisers of the Sasquatch! Music Festival have scrapped plans to hold a second weekend event in 2014 that was set to feature Soundgarden and Frank Ocean.The music event, which is held at the Gorge Amphitheatre...

Chipotle Bosses Officially Drop Lawsuit Against Frank Ocean

Bosses at fast food chain Chipotle have officially dropped their breach of contract lawsuit against R&B star Frank Ocean.The Pyramids singer allegedly backed out of a $425,000 (Gbp265,600) deal to sing the theme to an...

Chris Brown, Sexuality And Chipotle: The Rise Of Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean’s career has certainly been on the rise in the past few years since releasing his debut album ‘Channel Orange’ in 2012, to much critical acclaim and recognition. Since then he’s been attempting to...

Frank Ocean Gives Profane Cheque To Chipotle. What Did He Expect Though?

It’s difficult not to like Frank Ocean. He tells big corporations to “f*ck off” when giving back huge advance cheques; he makes good music and he’s helping to break down the barriers of homophobia in...

Frank Ocean Tells Chipotle To "F- Off" In Lawsuit Over Scarecrow Advert Song

Frank Ocean has sent off a cheque ending a legal spat with burrito giant Chipotle after a dispute over the soundtrack song for the company's Scarecrow advert last year. The R&B singer eschewed discreteness over...

Frank Ocean Sends Chipotle Bosses Cheque To End Legal Spat

R&B star Frank Ocean has attempted to end his contract dispute with bosses at fast food chain Chipotle by sending them a naughty cheque.Chipotle officials sued the singer after he allegedly backed out of a...

Fascinating Fact: 4102089

R&B star Frank Ocean is in the process of changing his name - to his stage moniker. Ocean is keen to drop his real name, Christopher Edwin Breaux, and has filed legal documents to become...

Frank Ocean Sued Over Advert Deal

Singer Frank Ocean is facing a lawsuit after allegedly backing out of a deal to record a song for an advert by a fast food chain.The star was reportedly hired to sing a cover version...

The Clash Stars Team Up With Frank Ocean For New Converse Track

The Clash stars Mick Jones and Paul Simonon have reteamed to record a new track with Frank Ocean.The punk icons, who also joined forces as part of Damon Albarn's Gorillaz, have recorded Hero with Ocean...

T-pain Disgusted By Homophobia In Hip-hop

Rapper T-Pain is appalled by hip-hop's homophobic, insisting some artists have refused to work with openly gay singer Frank Ocean because of his sexuality.The Novacane hitmaker 'came out' in a candid post on his Tumblr.com...

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See Mariah Carey's Match.com Profile In The Vegas Set Video For 'Infinity'

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Lawson - Interview

With the recent release of the first single from their highly anticipated second album, Lawson's vocalist, Andy, took some time to talk to Contact...

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Lifehouse - Interview

Lifehouse released their seventh studio album, 'Out of the Wasteland' on 22nd June 2015. Lifehouse's Jason Wade took some time to talk to Contact...

Muse Lead Lollapalooza 2015 Line-Up For The Berlin Premiere

Muse take their last European date of the year to Lollapalooza.

Is Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gearing Up To Star In 'Big Trouble In Little China' Remake?

The ‘San Andreas’ star is said to be in talks to take on Kurt Russell’s 1986 role.

Snoop Dogg - So Many Pros With Pharrell Williams [Live] Video

Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams perform a live rendition of 'So Many Pros' from Snoop's funk-filled new album 'Bush'.

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