Frank Ocean performs onstage at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in April. Karl Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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The singer and songwriter Frank Ocean, whose first full-length studio album, Channel Orange, was released on iTunes this week. Nabil Elderkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The singer and songwriter Frank Ocean, whose first full-length studio album, Channel Orange, will be released on July 17. Nabil Elderkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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