Album Review: Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
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4/5 In light of his moving Independence Day declaration, OFWGKTA resident crooner Frank Ocean yesterday released his debut LP a week early on iTunes. A lot has changed for Frank since the release of his mixtape nostalgia, Ultra last February. The 24-year-old has performed at Coachella music festival, been selected as runner up on the BBC Sound of 2012 list, featured on Jay-Z and Kanye’s collaborative effort Watch the Throne and most recently made his first television appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. On his Twitter account he pointed out that last summer he had 1600 followers, as of today he has over a million, which is incredible for an artist who has not received major airplay or had masses of promotion, showing the power of the viral internet.
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