Biography Frank Ocean and facts

Published At: 31 December 2020 , 05:41 PM

Biography Frank Ocean

Christopher Edwin Bro, better known as Frank Ocean, is an R&B singer and songwriter, a member of the creative association Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All.

Frank grew up in New Orleans, but towards 2007 he moved to Los Angeles for work. There he began working as a lyricist. In 2009, he met Tyler the Creator and he invited him to join Odd Future. That same year, Christopher Stewart, producer, and composer helped him sign a solo deal with Def Jam. In 2011, his first mixtape " Nostalgia, Ultra" was released, which immediately received positive reviews. He was also noticed by Kanye West, who immediately invited him to record the album " Watch The Throne"  with Jay-Z. He appeared on the tracks " No Church In The Wild"  and " Made In America" which helped him expand his audience even more. In 2012, he released his debut album "channel orange", which became even more successful and allowed Frank to establish himself as one of the leading alternative R&B artists.

FACTS

  • Christopher is openly bisexual;
  • Before his solo career, he wrote lyrics for Justin Bieber, John Legend, Brandi, and others;
  • As a child, he worked at a car wash, walked dogs, mowed lawns, and did other small jobs to save money for studio time;
  • He studied at the University of New Orleans, and after Hurricane Katrina, he was transferred to the University of Louisiana Lafayette;
  • Favorite color is orange;
  • Grew up listening to jazz music, Celine Dion, Anita Baker, and the soundtrack of The Phantom of the Opera musical;
  • The album "channel orange" has an average score of 92 on Metacritic, one of the highest in the entire music industry;
  • The orange BMW M3 is his dream car. She appears on the cover of the Nostalgia, Ultra mixtape.