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Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop

Ocean's six Grammy nominations round out a year in which his sexuality was as big a topic as his music.

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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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