Last Lap: Beyonce Shows Support For Frank Ocean

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BEYONCE TAKES TO TUMBLR TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR FRANK OCEAN
In a short poem written for the man who wrote (and sometimes sings) “I Miss You” for her, Bey calls Ocean brave, free, and inspirational. Amen. [Beyonce]

PAUL MCCARTNEY IS TEAMING UP WITH HALO CREATORS FOR NEW PROJECT
The former Beatle has hooked up with the team behind the hugely popular video game Halo to make some new music for, well, nobody knows yet. Nevertheless, this sounds like a project worth keeping an eye on. [RS]

HIP HOP GETS ANIMATED FOR THE CLEVELAND SHOW
Set your DVR’s accordingly: Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Questlove and will.i.am are going cartoon this fall for a special episode of the Family Guy spin-off called “Menace II Secret Society,” set to air this fall. [PopCrush]

25 GREAT SONGWRITERS ON THE ART OF SONGWRITING
You don’t have to be a songwriter to appreciate the wisdom shared here by greats like Leonard Cohen, Björk, Trent Reznor and more. [Flavorwire]

CARLY RAE JEPSEN GETS THE CALL FOR 90210
The pop-sensation is slated to perform a to-be-determined number for the season-five premier of CW’s 90210, on which she’ll appear as “the headliner at Adrianna’s Las Vegas premier, which is interrupted when news gets out about Dixon’s car accident.”  [TVLine]