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  1. Who is Tori Kelly? 5 things you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | CBS News

    ... break on YouTube. Though she had made TV appearances before, Kelly's big break was when her acoustic cover of Frank Ocean's "Thinkin' Bout You" went viral on YouTube. The video currently has more than 23 million views. 2. She comes from a musical ...


  2. Doing Karaoke With Tori KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Magazine

    ... - say, her singing Alicia Keys in her room one night - and then immediately post an original song. Her cover of Frank Ocean's "Thinkin' Bout You" got her 23 million views, Braun as a manager, and a second record deal. Kelly walked into our session ...


  3. Wednesday, October 28th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 98.9 Kiss FM

    ... and posted her first cover, Paramore's "The Only Exception." In 2012, Kelly got a major break when her cover of Frank Ocean's "Thinkin Bout You," went viral, racking up over 22 million views. To date Kelly's YouTube channel boasts over ONE MILLION ...


  4. PhotosFYF Fest 2015 In Photos - " Kanye West, Bloc Party, Mac DeMarco And MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NME

    No Frank Ocean, after the increasingly MIA 'Channel Orange' pulled out of his scheduled slot - but the LA festival went on undeterred. Here's the best shots from across the weekend... Solange on seriously fiery form.


  5. Kanye West Brings Out Rihanna, Travis Scott at FYF FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | RollingStone

    ... opened up with the Watch the Throne single "No Church in the Wild." The selection was likely a nod to Frank Ocean , who sings that track's chorus and was originally scheduled to headline FYF Fest before canceling just days before the festival due to ...


  6. FYF Fest 2015 Day 1 Recap: Kanye West, Savages & More...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Billboard

    The hip-hop headliner had stepped in to replace Frank Ocean , with an announcement coming just the day before, was both a sort of punch line throughout the day and a cause for excitement, as curiosity loomed over what might have caused Ocean's cancelation and what Yeezus might bring to the party instead. To the credit of the festival producers FYF and Goldenvoice, if there was anyone who could replace Ocean, that person is West -- both in star power and his reputation for outlandish spectacle.


  7. Kanye West brings Rihanna onstage as a surprise guest at FYF FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    On Saturday night, attendees of Los Angeles' FYF Fest experienced what can only be described as a glorified bait-and-switch: come for the Ocean, stay for the Yeezus! The evening's scheduled headliner, stylistically promiscuous alt-R&B crooner Frank Ocean, pulled out of the festival "due to a scheduling conflict" days earlier, thereby dashing widely held expectation the 27-year old singer would unveil new musical output for the first time since his Grammy-winning 2012 breakthrough album Channel Orange .


  8. FYF Fest 2015: Kanye West replaces Frank Ocean on Saturday lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Press-Telegram

    Frank Ocean is out, and Kanye West is in for the first day of FYF Fest in downtown Los Angeles this weekend. "Frank Ocean has decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance," read a statement on the festival's website .


  9. FYF Fest: Frank Ocean's out, Kanye's in -- what does it all mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Los Angeles Times

    Not since the last-minute addition of Prince at Coachella in 2008 has an L.A.-area music festival seen such a major top-of-the-ticket shift as what just happened at FYF Fest. With Frank Ocean dropping out just days before his headline set - and FYF scoring a pinch-hit replacement from an even bigger star, Kanye West - the fest proved its mettle for talent-buying and logistical improvisation.


  10. Frank Ocean cancels headline set at this weekend's FYF Fest in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | NME

    Frank Ocean has cancelled his performance at Los Angeles' FYF Fest this weekend, with Kanye West announced to replace him as headliner. A press release delivered by the festival on Thursday afternoon confirmed that "Frank Ocean has decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance".


  11. Kanye West Added to FYF Lineup, Frank Ocean Drops OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | LA Weekly

    In a surprise last-minute announcement, FYF Fest has dropped Frank Ocean from its lineup as Saturday's headliner and replaced him with an even bigger draw: Kanye West. The lineup change was revealed late Thursday afternoon by FYF's publicity firm, Motormouth Media, who in a press release said: "Kanye West will now headline Saturday night's Main Stage.


  12. Kanye West replaces Frank Ocean at FYF music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Dreams of catching Frank Ocean live and teasing new music were squashed Thursday: The singer canceled his headlining appearance at his weekend's FYF music festival in Los Angeles, festival organizers announced. But they've found a pretty strong replacement.


  13. Uuughhhhh Noooooo: Frank Ocean Cancels Fyf Fest Set, Replaced by Kanye WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Live Music Blog

    For reasons undisclosed and absolutely unacceptable, Frank Ocean has just announced that he is cancelling his appearance at this weekend's FYF Festival in downtown LA. Frank Ocean is the rarest of the rare.


  14. FYF Fest: Frank Ocean cancels, Kanye West addedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Days before the 2015 installment of the festival was due to kick off, reps for the festival announced the R&B crooner "decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance." John Famiglietti, left, front man Jake Duzsik, and Jupiter Keyes of the L.A. experimental band Health performing at the Echo in Los Angeles on July 22, 2015 .


  15. Kanye West Replaces Frank Ocean As The Headliner For FYF FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Vibe

    Good news: If you dig Kanye West , or at the very least like his music, you'll be able to see him live this Saturday at Los Angeles' FYF Festival. Bad news: If you were hoping to see Frank Ocean at this year's headliner for the festival, according to reports the Channel Orange artist "decided on his own terms to cancel his appearance."


  16. FYF Fest offers a mixtape feelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Wave

    Kelela, above, performs at 20014 FYF Fest. This year's FYF will see Morrissey, top right, on Saturday and Frank Ocean, bottom right, on Sunday.


  17. Watch Earl Sweatshirt's Riotous 'Off Top' Animated VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | RollingStone

    ... his Cherry Bomb , and Odd Future associate Vince Staples released his breakout debut LP Summertime '06 in June. Frank Ocean also hinted that his much anticipated follow-up to Channel Orange would arrive in July, but that eagerly awaited LP, ...


  18. Soul singer Miguel performs in Royal Oak on Aug. 12 Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Metro Times

    ... is in a good kind of genre purgatory. One could call his vibe "neo soul," wrapping him up with the likes of Frank Ocean, the Weeknd, D'Angelo, etc., in one package deal. But that's not quite right. By no means is he as funk-prone as D'Angelo, nor is ...


  19. CityBeat's guide to FYF Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... down for those heading up to FYF this year, here are 12 must-see bands performing this year. Saturday, Aug. 22 Frank Ocean: R&B crooner Frank Ocean has been teasing a new album, which appears to be titled Boys Don't Cry , since early this year, and ...


  20. Frank Ocean's Brother Rickrolls Fans Waiting For Boys Don't CryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Stereogum

    The world has been waiting a long time for Frank Ocean to follow up his watershed 2012 album Channel Orange , and it's getting to the point where would-be rivals like Miguel are comfortable talking reckless about the man. Back in April, Ocean put up an Instagram post implying that a new album, possibly titled Boys Don't Cry , would be out in July.