Frank Ocean Unveils 'Channel Orange,' Releases 'Pyramids' Single: Listen

by Brennan Carley/Billboard.com

Following his appearances at Coachella in April, Frank Ocean has been relatively mum on the status of his Island Def Jam debut -- until now. On Friday, the Odd Future star released a new single and a video teaser for the new project, set to drop in July. Entitled "Channel Orange," the album is set for release on July 17 and promises more of the R&B styling fans of the musician have come to expect with prior releases such as his 2011 mixtape, "Nostalgia, Ultra."



Following his appearances at Coachella in April, Frank Ocean has been relatively mum on the status of his Island Def Jam debut -- until now. On Friday, the Odd Future star released a new single and a video teaser for the new project, set to drop in July. Entitled "Channel Orange," the album is set for release on July 17 and promises more of the R&B styling fans of the musician have come to expect with prior releases such as his 2011 mixtape, "Nostalgia, Ultra."

In addition to the album news, he announced a 14-date Channel Orange North American tour in July and August, with shows in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto, among other cities. The in-demand musician. who appeared on Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne," marked his chart peak so far at No. 49 on the Billboard R&B Charts with past single "Thinking About You."

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