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Why Frank Ocean Says You Can 'Become Prey' In The Music Industry And Details On How He Regained His Masters

Being an independent artist is still a revolutionary feat. There are so many horror stories about how the industry has managed to get over on recording artists who are simply just trying to share their gifts with the world. In the past, musicians like Prince, TLC, and more have been vocal about signing deals that didn’t have their best interest at heart. For Frank Ocean, not only has he been a groundbreaking artist in terms of attaining his masters, but he also smashed ceilings for the LGBTQ+ community. His critically acclaimed “Channel Orange” album was the first time he shared with fans that his first love was a male friend in the renowned “Forrest Gump” track. During an interview with GQ in 2011, he told the outlet that he deems both his sexuality and music as uncategorized. “I’m giving you what I feel like you can feel… The other shit, you can’t feel,” he explained. “You can’t feel a box. You can’t feel a label.” Now, as a seasoned veteran in the game, Ocean has managed to...

Jun 28, 2022