As fans anxiously await Frank Ocean‘s new album, it seems the crooner may have some considerable projects beyond music on the way.
While it has been revealed Ocean will star in Calvin Klein’s Fall 2016 campaign, and his channel ORANGE follow up could drop as early as this month, an astute user on Kanye to The, an online Kanye West fan community, first found that the 28-year-old musician has been working on a novel as well.
“Frank Ocean is one of the most artistic and enigmatic musicians working today. Though it has been more than four years since he released his debut studio album, Channel Orange, interest in Ocean hasn’t waned. Instead, it’s increased.
“He is known for being a perfectionist, and a pursuant of creativity in all forms. He resists pressure and follows his own vision. He has published a magazine and worked on a novel while continuing to perfect his highly anticipated second album.
“Ocean shuns interviews and social media, and prefers instead to speak through his work. He has said that when it comes to understanding music, the most important thing is to just press play.
“Ocean is a powerful storyteller, using his own openness and honesty to create an emotionally intimate world in each of his songs. With his craft, his aim is not money, power, or fame, but to grow, progress, evolve and eventually be the absolute best.
“So while he continues to work on that, we’ll continue to wait, as long as it takes, because when Frank Ocean does something, he does it right. The wait will be worth it.”
There’s no other word about the novel yet.