As Frank Ocean prepares for what could be a great night for him at the Grammy’s, he gave a rare interview to the New York Times to drop a bug about what he has coming up. During his interview, the Odd Future member spoke of his plans of packing up his equipment and heading to Shanghai, where he will spend the next two years in remote areas writing and developing new material.
He also shared about his book in small detail, I’ve started writing the book,” he said. “You can say that it’s fiction, and it’s about brothers. That’s all I’m going to say.”
Ocean broke out and made a name from himself with his explosive free album Nostalgia, Ultra, which had a very strong debut; coming in at No. 2 on the charts as well as selling more than 131,000 copies on the digital platform alone. Nostalgia, Ultra was recently certified god.
Ocean says that immediately after the Grammy’s he will be making the move to Shanghai.
Recently, Ocean has spent a lot of time in the press because of an altercation he had with Chris Brown in which he was initially reported to be the aggressor and then an anonymous eyewitness said that it was Brown. Ocean was initially intending on pressing charges, but ultimately chose to allow cooler heads to prevail.