As previous mentioned here on Say Somethin’ Frank Ocean was nominated alongside A$ap Rocky for the BBC sounds of 2012. This award by the BBC has been won by some of music’s biggest stars including Adele, Jessie J, 50 Cent and Corrine Bailey Ray. So coming in second is still a huge achievement for one of 2012′ most anticipated rising stars. To celebrate his second place achievement the BBC conducted an in-depth interview with Frank talking about Odd Future, His recent success and What 2012 holds for Mr Ocean, Check out the interview below!
If you don’t know A$AP Rocky well he just signed an unheard of $3M deal with Sony/RCA. For a major record company to put that much money behind an artist means they feel they are on to a winner with this kid.
“I’m going to have creative control; there’s no bullshit. The situation is almost unrealistic. I mean, five months ago I had about $3,000 in my bank account. Now I’m worth $3 million. Nobody’s gotten a deal like that since 50 Cent.“
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