Hottest 30 Under 30
#20. Frank Ocean (24)
The R&B newbie set a new precedent, being the first hip-hop regular (by our recollection) to come out just as his career was taking off. A bold move, for sure, and one worthy of the support he's received from Beyonce, Jay-Z and his fans all over the globe. But Ocean's biggest achievement is writing and recording one of the best albums of the last few years, Channel Orange.