Frank Ocean: "I Might Not Make Another Album"

The R&B singer contemplates writing a book or designing an arena in Stockholm, maybe both!
Karl Walter

In an interview with the Guardian, Frank Ocean contemplated his next big move, and while it might not be another album immediately, his next project could be a best-selling novel or, you know, designing an arena in Stockholm.

The R&B singer, who is nominated for six Grammys, says that after releasing his monster debut studio album Channel Orange this past summer that it would be "f--king legendary" to top it with something completely different.

"[Storytelling's] the more interesting part about making music for me, or making albums and songs and stuff," he said. "So much so that I might not make another album. I might just write a novel next."

“The idea of recognizing your strengths and using them in as versatile a way as you can is cool to me. I don't ever want to be caught up in a system of thinking I can do one thing 'cause that's just…that's just telling yourself a lie."

Ocean goes on to say: "This isn't a faux retirement. It's no bulls--t. I was just making music yesterday. But I do think it would be f--king legendary if I just made Channel Orange last year, then put out a best-selling novel next year, then, you know, designed an arena in Stockholm in 2014!"

Okay, dude, one thing at a time. On the other hand, cheers to dreaming big!


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