Frank Ocean Heading on Road Trip to Gather Content For New Publication

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29:  Frank Ocean attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME's 100 most influential people in the world, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 29, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for TIME)

Frank Ocean Heading on Road Trip to Gather Content For New Publication

James Blake will join the singer in documenting the weekend's events.

Published April 10, 2015


Ocean's reps reached out to to clarify the reports on the stint. The "Thinkin' Bout You" singer will not be performing with Blake, but would be a part of a brief road trip in aims of creating content for his upcoming publication titled Boys Don't Cry.

James Blake further clarified the details on his Facebook page, writing, "As previously said earlier today, Frank and I are not performing live or on tour — we're on a 1-800 DINOSAUR road trip, putting on club nights and documenting the weekend for the BoysDontCry Magazine."


Fresh off of the heels of his recent album announcement, Frank Ocean is set to make a brief tour run in the U.K. with London-bred crooner James Blake.

According to Billboard, Ocean and Blake will perform three concerts beginning tonight (April 9) in Bristol. The other two shows will take place on April 10 and April 12 in Manchester and London, respectively.


Blake made the announcement yesterday (April 8), tweeting "1-800-DINOSAUR," referencing his collective/label. The tweet was posted with a group of photos including the one that the "Novacane" singer shared on Tumblr to announce his upcoming LP.

More details on the brief stint were posted on Blake's Instagram in a promotional flier with the caption, "To be frank we are announcing BOYSDONTCRY [the name of Ocean's upcoming magazine] to the line up for the 1-800 Road trip - kicking off in Bristol this evening at Lakota."

While the anticipation continues to build for Ocean's upcoming project, it has yet to receive an official title. is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for TIME)

Written by Moriba Cummings


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