October 28, 1987 in Long Beach
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Frank Ocean the American singer-songwriter and rapper was born Christopher Breaux on October 28, 1987. He started out ghost-writing songs for Justin Bieber, Brandy and John Legend. He joined a hip hop collective known as OFWGKTA or Odd Future for short. In received wide critical acclaim for his debut mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra in 2011. His debut album ‘Channel Orange’ promoted three charting singles and a BBC poll for sound of 2012 had him ranked 2. Ocean's music has been characterized as idiosyncratic.