News: Frank Ocean to Release “Channel Orange” Digitally Tonight

July 9, 2012 6 comments

Those close to Frank Ocean have been teasing the singer’s appearance on Jimmy Fallon by noting he would have a surprise in store for his fans. Well thanks to a few anxious tweeters and Rap-Up, the secret is out.

According to a few fans that attended the taping of the show, Ocean is set to release his highly-anticipated debut, Channel Orange, at 12:30 am while the show airs. Although physical copies of the opus are still not due in stores until July 17, fans will finally get to hear the 17 tracks that have caused quite the stir in the music world.

Channel Orange is set to feature appearances from Andre 3000, John Mayer, and fellow Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt.

UPDATE: The album is available on iTunes now.

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