My head churns with so many stories and visual concepts whenever I listen to his music. It heals. It empowers. It mends all the images floating aimlessly around my head into a manifested thought. And through only music, he’s one hell of a visual storyteller. You can see it in his videos. You can hear it in his lyrics. He knows it too.
Frank Ocean: “I feel more like some type of visual artist than a musician when I’m working. I just mean my process is more about imagery. Maybe people wanna call it a certain genre because I’m a black guy singing. I don’t really mind. To be honest, I don’t think much about it. I categorize it in iTunes as bluegrass or death metal usually. I’m pretty sure I have synesthesia though.”
“The part that I like about documentary is that it can be anything. The part I don’t like about it is that you are constantly being told that documentary has to be one thing rather than a whole multitude of possible things.” Errol Morris