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Thoughts on Odd Future member Frank Ocean coming out?

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Thoughts on Odd Future member Frank Ocean coming out?

http://frankocean.tumblr.com/post/26473798723

Im not really a fan of his but as an R&B singer dude has a bright future what are you guys thoughts ion this and how do you think it will effect his career?


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Fine by me

When I first heard about it (actually from a poster on here posting something on facebook), it took me a while to understand the significance. Than, I realized when they were quoting Russell Simmons that this is maybe one of the first, mainstream, big time "hardcore hip-hop" (know he is mainly a singer, but is associated with Odd Future and such) to come out as homosexual. Many hip-hop artists have made homosexuality a punch line, still one of the most common "disses" would be to call someone a gay slur.

For a rapper to actually be gay, one might think they could be chastised. Luckily, I think we are at a point in time where a large group of people are understanding that ones sexual preference is their own business and not necessarily a defining quality. To me, I could care less if someone is gay or straight. Still, Frank Ocean coming out was seen as a pretty big deal for I believe more of the right reasons than the wrong ones.

He is being supported for expressing himself by a large majority of people. Honestly, dude is keeping it real by sharing a part of who he is and people tend to respect that in an artist. For as many people who may not agree with his choice of lifestyle (and they are out there), I think he gained a lot of fans and more than likely did lose too many either.

We are almost getting to a point where a person can reveal they are gay and not have to worry about having to conceal it in fear of being chastised. I say, good for Frank. I do not thinking his being gay is a big deal, but I understand why other people do in a positive way (though I also understand that people will unfortunately feel negatively about it as well). Also know a lot of people like him as an artist and that he is seen as a definite talent. Think he will still have big time support and will keep making music.

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I was surprised but I went

I was surprised but I went back and listened to his old mixtape and in his song ''we all try'' in the first 40 seconds he says,''I don't believe marriage is between a man and woman, but between love and love''. WTF I'm still a fan though

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^ I noticed when i heard his

^ I noticed when i heard his verse on "Oldie"

I'm hi and I'm bye, wait I mean I'm straight
I'mma give you this wine, the runner just brought the grapes

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He is being supported for

He is being supported for expressing himself by a large majority of people. Honestly, dude is keeping it real by sharing a part of who he is and people tend to respect that in an artist. For as many people who may not agree with his choice of lifestyle (and they are out there), I think he gained a lot of fans and more than likely did lose too many either.

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^ I noticed when i heard his

^ I noticed when i heard his verse on "Oldie"

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