Monday, July 9, 2012
New Music Album: Frank Ocean "Channel Orange"
Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" will arrive on iTunes Billboard.com has confirmed. The early release of the album will be available exclusively from the iTunes store until its official July 17 launch.
The R&B singer Ocean, an Odd Future member who has worked with Beyonce, Kanye West and Jay-Z, drew attention last week for a much-discussed blog post revealing a past relationship with a man.
The anticipated album will be his Def Jam debut after the 2011 release of "Nostalgia, Ultra," a mixtape Ocean shared online himself after a period of label frustration.
The iTunes launch, due after midnight, is expected to be announced on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Monday night, where Ocean will join the Roots for his television performance debut.