Frank Ocean Quotes.
I’m not a centerfold.
I don’t know anything and neither do you.
Sometimes I’m fascinated with how famous my work could be while I’m not so famous.
My music definitely comes from a place of experience. Everything connects to a truth.
People are just afraid of things too much. Afraid of things that don’t necessarily merit fear.
I don’t ever want to be caught up in a system of thinking I can do one thing ‘cos that’s just… that’s just telling yourself a lie.
Obviously, the cinematography of films is art, just as a still shot can be art. If I’m watching a Wes Anderson movie, the colour palettes alone, and the way they’re painted, could be art. With music, you’re a little bit limited, of course, because it’s only audio.
The way I approach this thing, when I started to get my head screwed on straight and really trying to make something of myself as an artist, when I was 19 or 20, it became more about function for me. Like, what is this song doing to you? What is the function of this type of artform? What is it doing?
I don’t have any secrets I need kept any more.
I enjoy singing my songs in front of people.
If someone breaks your heart, just punch them in the face. Seriously. Punch them in the face and go get some ice cream.
I booked my first studio at like 12 or 13. Somewhere in that season of my life, singing along with the radio became me wanting to be on radio, you know. And writing Langston Hughes replica poems became me wanting to write like Stevie Wonder.
You gotta make sure the listener is listening to you, so if you put it into a song, often times, if the song is striking enough, then you can really deliver the story most effectively while keeping the ear of the listener the whole time.
The Internet is just another experiment showing us more sides of us.
Smile, it’s easier than explaning why you’re sad
Don’t feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them.
We all know we have a finite period of time. I just feel if I’m going to be alive, I want to be challenged – to be as immortal as possible. The path to that isn’t an easy way, but it’s a rewarding way.