For Larry Harris, Jr., R&B died with Jodeci. It’s all hyper-sexualized raunchiness now. But, as he writes, Frank Ocean is a throwback to the R&B on which he grew up. Added bonus: There is nothing “rapey” about Frank Ocean’s music.
Oprah Winfrey gave herself a star-studded affair for her final three shows. An audience of 20,000 showed up in Chicago to watch everyone from Tom Hanks to Aretha Franklin show their love for the talk show host.