Less than a week after making headlines by coming out of the closet, R&B artist Frank Ocean delivered a beautiful performance of “Bad Religion” on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night.
The track comes from his debut full-length album Channel Orange, which you can stream on his Tumblr right now or download on iTunes.
Ocean has written songs for Beyoncé and Justin Bieber. He’s also featured on some bigger hip-hop tracks like Kanye and Jay-Z‘s “No Church In The Wild.”
But it looks like he’s going to be the hip-hop breakout star of 2012. Channel Orange is No. 1 in the iTunes store after going on sale early this morning.
Here’s the brilliant performance, with a little help from The Roots and a bunch of violins:
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