So many musicians writing letters these days, taking it back to the old days. This time we’ve got Chris Brown addressing his haters and his fans on the recent issues of fighting Frank Ocean and calling himself Jesus. Here it is…
“I love y’all but y’all getting repetitive telling me to go relax no I’m not gonna relax I’m makin an album right now… and y’all tell me not when its on my radio,tv and everything else..Even if I did relax I wouldn’t stop hearing about it.. y’all are everything to me y’all know this but telling me to ignore it is like telling me to walk around with a blindfold and stick ear plugs in my ear… Im wise I can handle the hate but enough is enough yo!! Yes it bother me but its not my main focus! My music is… and when I speak on it .. its because I want people to know how I feel… Yes they talked about Jesus… but “him” I am not him, not even close!!! Im a human being and I honestly think I deserve respect I’m sick of being accused… I, Tired y’all just don’t understand Ive been going through this shit since I was 19 years old.. you can’t sit here and tell me to calm down, when am I gonna get a positive outcome out of anything I do? when can I get that feed back? Im TIRED of you read me I’m tired!!!!! Im not gonna sit here and play victim, Im just tired of this shit… I pray every day and night for a new outcome… and just when everything seems to be going good some new shit happens.. A day in my shoes is a day in hell, believe it or not! Y’all don’t wanna me be in my predicament … Before y’all say I’m weak remember what I’ve been through.. My soul cries for positivity Im not broken I am STRONG….but being so doesn’t.”
The best part about Elliott Wilson’s show “The Truth” is that he takes current topics and reports on them right away. This “fight” happened on Sunday and we already get to hear his perspective on the issue. So here’s why Elliott thought the whole Chris Brown and Frank Ocean fight was inevitable.
According to TMZ (the breaker of all exclusive/controversial news), Chris Brown and Frank Ocean got into a major brawl outside of a recording studio in Los Angeles. Apparently Chris Brown was at the same studio as Frank Ocean and was attacked by Ocean and his crew while leaving. Brown was at the studio listening to one of his artist’s recording session. On his way out Ocean and his crew blocked Chris Brown from leaving and they started brawling from there. Click HERE for the full story and more info. Police is on the scene RIGHT NOW.
This is some great music news to start off 2013. Big Boi of Outkast was originally supposed to appear on Frank Ocean’s track “Pink Matter” from his debut album Channel Orange alongside Andre 3000. While 3 stacks graced the track, he decided that he didn’t want Outkast to reunite on someone else’s album, so Big Boi decided to hold off. It seems as though now, they will be releasing the version with Big Boi as a separate track now that the album has been released. Not sure when they’ll be dropping the song, but it will definitely have the internet on alert when it’s released. Stay tuned…
Our guy Chi Duly does it again. This came out a little over a month ago, but we still had to post it just because it’s THAT good. Take a listen to Chi Duly’s edit to one of the dopest songs to drop this year. You won’t be disappointed.
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The Vitamin Water Uncapped concert series has to be one of the best ones ever. We remember when they came out here with 2 Chainz and turned the city upside down. This time they brought out both Frank Ocean and Bon Iver, here’s the footage. (photo credit)
This is one of the dopest videos I’ve seen in quite some time, and I think it’s safe to say it’s going to spark a lot of controversy in the coming weeks! Frank Ocean’s hit single off his album Channel Orange gets the visual treatment courtesy of director Nabil. Cameo from John Mayer, plus the dope track, some sick visual effects, and of course Mr. Ocean himself make for a pretty epic short film just over 7 minutes in length. Check it out below, and pick up Channel Orange from iTunes.
Frank Ocean has been getting a lot of gigs lately but this one might top them all. He just recently got locked in as the musical performance for the premiere of the 38th season of Saturday Night Live. The new episode will air September 15th, stay tuned.
As you may already know, Frank Ocean of Odd Future recently came out to the public right before his album “Channel Orange” was released. The Guardian magazine got to catch up with him a few days ago and talk about that experience, here’s what Ocean had to say.
“A lot of people have said that since that news came out. I suppose a percentage of that act was because of altruism; because I was thinking of how I wished at 13 or 14 there was somebody I looked up to who would have said something like that, who would have been transparent in that way. But there’s another side of it that’s just about my own sanity and my ability to feel like I’m living a life where I’m not just successful on paper, but sure that I’m happy when I wake up in the morning, and not with this freakin’ boulder on my chest.
I knew that I was writing in a way that people would ask questions. I knew that my star was rising, and I knew that if I waited I would always have somebody that I respected be able to encourage me to wait longer, to not say it till who knows when. It was important for me to know that when I go out on the road and I do these things, that I’m looking at people who are applauding because of an appreciation for me. I don’t have many secrets, so if you know that, and you’re still applauding … it may be some sort of sick validation but it was important to me. When I heard people talking about certain, you know, ‘pronouns’ in the writing of the record, I just wanted to – like I said on the post – offer some clarity; clarify, before the fire got too wild and the conversation became too unfocused and murky.
When you write a song like Forrest Gump, the subject can’t be androgynous. It requires an unnecessary amount of effort. I don’t fear anybody. So, to answer your question, yes, I could have easily changed the words. But for what? I just feel like it’s just another time now. I have no interest in contributing to that, especially with my art. It’s the one thing that I know will outlive me and outlive my feelings. It will outlive my depressive seasons.”
We really like this news considering the song they performed together is called “Super Rich KIds”. Frank Ocean decided to bring out his Odd Future buddy Earl for the track and the crowd went absolutely bonkers. Here’s the footage…