Frank Ocean’s Sophomore Album Will Reportedly Drop This Friday

Frank Ocean may finally come out of hiding.

The Grammy-winner’s long-long-long-awaited sophomore album, Boys Don’t Cry, will reportedly be released this Friday on Apple Music, the New York Times reports. The album will live on the streaming service exclusively for two weeks, then will be available elsewhere. Along with the album, Ocean will reportedly release a special video and an eponymous printed publication.

Last year, Ocean’s reps confirmed to Billboard that he was working on a zine, also titled Boys Don’t Cry. This past July, vigilant fans discovered a Calvin Klein press release that stated Ocean was also working on a novel.

The singer riled up fans on Monday when a video was posted on his “Boys Don’t Cry Web site. The black and white video showed a room where, occasionally, a man who appeared to be Ocean did some woodworking. Artist and longtime Ocean collaborator Francisco Soriano claims he directed the piece, titled “Endless.”

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