Miguel Issues a Statement After Saying He Makes 'Better Music' Than Frank Ocean

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Miguel photographed in 2015.

Miguel got an earful online after telling The Sunday Times that he makes "better music" than fellow R&B crooner Frank Ocean, so now he's looking to clear the air. 

Miguel Says He Makes 'Better Music' Than Frank Ocean

The "Adorn" singer posted a message to Instagram Monday essentially blaming his comment on his competitiveness, which he said is essential to do what he does. But that shouldn't exclude any other artists.  

"Yes, I am competitive, we ALL have to have a level of competitiveness to put ourselves on the line day in and day out," he wrote. "But I also believe there's room for all artists."

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Miguel continued, plugging his current album, Wildheart, saying that's what the LP is all about: "celebrating individuality." 

To wrap it up, he wrote, nodding to Ocean's 2012 debut album title, Channel Orange, "There's no need to compare apple to oranges, there's something out there for everyone. That's why I'm here and I'm able to do what I do. So, thank you to everyone who enjoys my music and all love to anyone who doesn't, we're all here to find our own wave and that's OK!"

no need to compare apples to oranges

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