Frank Ocean Is Maybe (MAYBE) Releasing A New Album This Month. | Gradient

Frank Ocean is maybe (MAYBE) releasing a new album this month.

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This week, rumors started circulating that Frank Ocean’s long anticipated follow-up to 2012’s Channel Orange may be dropping as soon as this moOH MY GOD I FEEL LIKE I’VE WRITTEN THIS EXACT SAME THING A HUNDRED TIMES.

At this point, it’s weird if there’s not some rumor floating around about a new Frank Ocean album, as he’s been hinting at new material ever since Channel Orange established him as one of today’s most exciting, innovative artists. But he’s also one of our least punctual artists, having been teasing a new album (probably called Boys Don’t Cry) for at least a year now.

Today’s rumors do have a little more weight to them, on account of a cryptic website update with this image.


Here we see a list of all the days we’ve gone by without a new Frank Ocean album with the final date — July 2016 — spurring speculation that this means finally, really, for sure, we’re getting some new Frank Ocean music this month.

However, there is actually one later date on the card, near the top: November 13, 2016. Does that mean November is the actual launch date of the album? Or does he not think so far ahead? Maybe we’re we getting “twoooo versions” of Boys Don’t Cry, one this month and one in November? Or is this all another lie and we’ll all be back here in the near future, reading about this exact same rumor all over again?

At this point, everything’s on the table.

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