Discussing :: Queer Future: Frank Ocean Opens Up

"Today is a big day for hip hop..." ... Def Jam founder and hip hop heavyweight Russel Simmons is of course talking about Frank Ocean’s recent proclamation of bisexuality. The Odd Future-member and saccharine crooner revealed that his first love was a man in a poetically intimate Tumblr post. Cue the ever-pervasive interweb exploding with articles like “Frank Is Gay” and “Is This The End of Hip Hop’s Homophobia?” Before we get any further, I want to confess that I’m a dedicated Odd Future fan. I believe that Tyler, The Creator’s debauched, demented and demonic Goblin was one of the best records of 2011. To all... read full article

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Queer Future: Frank Ocean Opens Up

Great article, been cranking channel ORANGE lately and never really considered it to be a publicity stunt although the timing naturally leads one to suspect as such. Not sure how I feel about Tyler "using" other band members to justify offensive lyrics - it's an interesting industry indeed.

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