Last night current New Yorker, R&B virtuoso, and member of Odd Future, Frank Ocean, made his television debut. This was his first on-air appearance since writing a deeply personal letter, in which he discussed his relationship history, and his same-sex first love. Following this, Ocean received an outpouring of support—including a poem from Beyoncé.

His appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon included a string section, an audience provided slow clap, and backing from house band The Roots. Watch the performance below—the song is "Bad Religion" from his debut album, Channel Orange, which drops July 17th, and is currently streaming on his Tumblr.

Last night, Ocean Tweeted: "life is something else."