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Frank Ocean Maybe Wrote A Novel

A sharp-eyed Redditor caught the clue in the source code on Calvin Klein’s website.

July 09, 2016

As the days, hours, and minutes of July tick away with still no Frank Ocean album sightings, the people are getting desperate for something, anything to suggest that we'll hear something new from the R&B artist.

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That desperation hit a fever pitch for one Redditor, who went digging through the source code on Calvin Klein's website just days after Ocean appeared in a new ad for the clothing brand. Within the code, the Reddit user found a bio for Ocean listing his many accomplishments, including the possible completion of a novel.

Here's the full bio:

<p>"Frank Ocean is one of the most artistic and enigmatic musicians working today. Though it has been more than four years since he released his debut studio album, 'Channel Orange,' interest in Ocean hasn't waned. Instead, it's increased.</p> <p>"He is known for being a perfectionist, and a pursuant of creativity in all forms. He resists pressure and follows his own vision. He has published a magazine and <b>worked on a novel</b> while continuing to perfect his highly anticipated second album.</p> <p>"Ocean shuns interviews and social media, and prefers instead to speak through his work. He has said that when it comes to understanding music, the most important thing is to just press play.</p> <p>"Ocean is a powerful storyteller, using his own openness and honesty to create an emotionally intimate world in each of his songs. With his craft, his aim is not money, power, or fame, but to grow, progress, evolve and eventually be the absolute best.</p> <p>"So while he continues to work on that, we'll continue to wait, as long as it takes, because when Frank Ocean does something, he does it right. The wait will be worth it."</p>

The news has Frank Ocean devotees in a tizzy, of course, but doesn't resolve the biggest issue here. It's July 9 and there's still no new Frank Ocean. Wah wah.