Frank Ocean held second PrEP+ night in NYC w/Arca, Leeon, Pap Juice & Shyboi (videos)
On Thursday (10/24), Frank Ocean brought his new club night PrEP+ to Knockdown Center’s BASEMENT in Maspeth, Queens for a second week. After the much-talked-about first party last week, where he debuted new music and brought out Justice as surprise guests, Frank faced criticism over the party allegedly not being queer enough, and accusations the party was simply a large promotional stunt for his music. He promptly responded to these claims at this week’s event by hosting an all-queer lineup of Arca, Leeon, Papi Juice, and Shyboi.
This second party didn’t have any surprise musical guests, but fan-shot video shows Frank dancing along to a hypnotic set from Arca, who shared lots of footage from the party on her Instagram story. Further video shows Frank debuting a more upbeat, club-ready version of his cover of SZA‘s “The Weekend,” which was only available in snippet form earlier this year.
Rosalia was among those in attendance last night, with one video showing her dancing alongside Frank near the front of the venue (she shared an Instagram post of her own after the party).
You can watch videos taken at the party below. No word just yet if Frank’s planning a third party next week, so stay tuned.
Earlier this week, Frank shared a new Boys Noize-produced single, “DHL.”