Frank Ocean Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

29th November 2016

Fact: Frank Ocean will be the headline act at the U.K.’s Lovebox Festival next year (17). Ocean will perform at the event, to be held at London's Victoria Park, on 14 July (17) in an appearance which is billed as a "London exclusive". It will be his first gig in the U.K since 2014.

8th March 2014

Fact: R&B star Frank Ocean is in the process of changing his name - to his stage moniker. Ocean is keen to drop his real name, Christopher Edwin Breaux, and has filed legal documents to become Frank Ocean.

26th July 2013

Tweet: "I had the same thing happen to me some years back... I hope Frank has a speedy recovery... Nothing worse for a singer!" Singer/songwriter Daniel Merriweather reaches out to Frank Ocean after hearing the star has cancelled his Australian tour as he recovers from a vocal cord tear.

21st March 2013

Fact: Grammy winner Frank Ocean can now add modelling to his impressive resume after signing on as the face of Band of Outsiders latest Polaroid campaign. The Forrest Gump singer will front the fashion label's latest series. Ocean joins Josh Brolin and Kirsten Dunst, who have also modelled for the company's latest ads.

21st February 2013

Quote: "Before this year, I didn't get many trophies in my life. I'm definitely a long way from working fast food in New Orleans." Frank Ocean on winning the Best International Male Solo Artist at the BRIT Awards in London on Wednesday night (20Feb13).

16th September 2012

Fact: R&B sensation Frank Ocean pocketed $100,000 (£62,500) for his brief set at designer J. Mendel's New York Fashion Week party on Thursday night (13Sep12). The singer performed just two songs and an excerpt of Mary J. Blige's hit Real Love for the star-studded audience, which included comedian Jerry Seinfeld and director Baz Luhrmann, and later wrote on his blog, "easiest 100k ever."

4th July 2012

Tweet: "I salute you, brave soul. Independence Day. @frank_ocean". Singer/Dj Solange Knowles is proud of R&B star Frank Ocean for opening up about his sexuality and about falling in love with a male friend in a new blog post.

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