It’s called PrEP+, and it's happening tonight
Frank Ocean will debut a club night called PrEP+ at a venue in New York City on Thursday, October 17.
“PrEP+ is the first in a series of nights; an ongoing safe space made to bring people together and dance,” Gayletter said in an Instagram post. “PrEP+ will welcome globally celebrated DJs. PrEP+ welcomes everyone.”
“The night is named PrEP+as an homage to what could have been of the 1980s’ NYC club scene if the drug PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) – which can be taken daily to prevent HIV/AIDs for those who are not infected but are at high risk – had been invented in that era,” the description continues.
“Ticket links have been distributed,” Gayletter added, “and the venue will be announced to ticket-holders on the evening of the night.” It also outlined house rules in its Instagram post, which you can see below:
In a recent interview, Ocean revealed that the material he’s been working on has been strongly influenced by club music: “I’ve been interested in club, and the many different iterations of nightlife for music and songs. And so the things I look at now have a lot to do with those scenes: Detroit, Chicago, techno, house, French electronic…”