Frank Ocean Reveals His New Album Won’t Be Released Until Next Summer

Frank Ocean fans that are desperate for new material from the rapper will have to wait until next summer to hear new music from the ‘Thinkin Bout You’ man.

Frank came to prominence as a member of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All which led to him being signed to Def Jam records and the release of his debut solo record ‘Channel Orange.’ The album was highly critically acclaimed and earned him the Grammy Award for the best urban contemporary album.

Frank Ocean will not be releasing new mucis until next summer (Mats Andersson/

Answering a fan on his Tumblr blog who asked when they could expect to hear new tracks the rapper replied: “When summer comes round again.”

25-year-old Frank recently revealed that he had been involved in dealing drugs when he was younger. He told Oyster magazine: “I was a thug. I sold a lot of cocaine and crack.”

The Californian also admitted that neither of his parents ever encouraged his talents: “As a young person I didn’t have, for lack of a better word, I didn’t have a Joe Jackson in my family. I didn’t have that sort of overbearing stage parent… Or, even, I didn’t have a parent who encouraged what I did in that way.”

Frank has recently opened up about his past (Andres Otero/

Speaking to Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe back in February, Frank revealed that he already had “like 10, 11 songs” for his next album he also revealed what type of record it would be saying: “It’s another cohesive thing, bordering on a concept record again.” Although he may be getting on with creating new material it will still be a long wait until next summer for his fans.