Frank Ocean’s Coachella Performance + Kpop Fans Mourn Moonbin’s Passing

This week on Name 3 Songs we cover…

Fangirl News: Favorite moments of Coachella weekend 1 including Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello sightings, Rosalia and Rauw Alejandro performing together, and more.

World News: We’re taking a moment to talk about some of the issues happening in America including gun violence, journalists losing their jobs, and the ongoing legislation against human rights.

Frank Ocean: What happened at Frank Ocean’s Coachella set that made fans angry and led to him dropping out of weekend two? We discuss fans’ expectations of performers that lacks the compassion of seeing each other as human.

Fan Grief: With the passing of kpop idol Moonbin from Astro. We explore what fan grief looks like in the kpop community and within parasocial relationships, and the ways that artists can validate fans’ mourning. 

Enjoy this episode? Join our Patreon community or leave us a tip on PayPal

Want to talk more? Find us: @name3songs | @sara_feigin | @jenna_million

Sources For Frank Ocean’s Coachella Performance + Kpop Fans Mourn Moonbin’s Passing

Episode of Name 3 Songs: Grieving As a Fangirl: From Death to Disbandment

Coachella 2023: All the Best Moments & Surprises From Weekend 1 (Teen Vogue, Kaitlyn McNab, Honestine Fraser, and Cliare P Dodson, April 18, 2023)

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Looked ‘Happy Together’ Holding Hands in Venice After Coachella Kiss (People, Nicholas Rice, April 20, 2023)

Frank Ocean Finally Headlined Coachella 2023 and There’s A Lot To Unpack (Billboard, Heran Mamo, April 17, 2023)

@TheFestiveOwl Tweet About Frank Ocean’s Set

Wanna Hear How Frank Ocean’s Coachella Set Fell Apart? A [Checks Notes] Hockey Podcast Has the Details (Rolling Stone, Jon Blistein, April 19, 2023)

Ankle Injury Messed Up Frank Ocean’s Coachella Set, Source Claims (Rolling Stone, Larisha Paul, April 17, 2023)

Frank Ocean Fans Process His Chaotic Coachella Departure: ‘I Still Don’t Believe It’ (Rolling Stone, Larisha Paul, April 20, 2023)

Frank Ocean Drops Out as Coachella Headliner (Rolling Stone, Charisma Madarang, April 19, 2023)

Frank Ocean Unpacks His Grief in New 9 Minute Track (Okplayer, Jaelani Turner-Williams, April 2022)

Coroner confirms the death of Frank Ocean’s brother, 18, and the tributes pour in (LA Times, Aug 4, 2020)

Breaking: ASTRO’s Moonbin Passes Away; Fantagio Confirms (Soompi, E Cha, April 19, 2023)

Remembering Moonbin – “Notes on K-Pop” Newsletter by Tamar Herman

Moonbin, K-pop star and member of boy band Astro, dies aged 25 (The Guardian, Agence France-Presse, April 2023

Is There a Relationship between Lead Exposure and Aggressive Behavior in Shooters? (National Library of Medicine)

Lead exposure in childhood can result in meaner, crankier adults, global UT study finds (Austin American Statesman, Bradley Allf, July 2021)

Leave a Reply