Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean Says He Was Once A Crack Selling Thug

(AllHipHop News) In a recent interview with Oyster Magazine, singer-songwriter Frank Ocean talks about his childhood days before the stardom. When asked whether he was bullied in school the Odd Future member says that he never had to worry about getting picked on because he was a “thug.”

“I was a thug,” said Ocean. “I sold a lot of cocaine and crack.”

When Oyster’s editor Zac Bayly asked the “Thinking Bout You” singer if he really sold drugs, Ocean responded, “all the time.” Bayly even followed up with a simple “really?” and Ocean gave a simple “yep.”

The interview also covered other parts of Ocean’s early life. The New Orleans native discussed not have any parental guidance for his budding creative endeavors as a child.

“As a young person I didn’t have, for lack of a better word, I didn’t have a Joe Jackson in my family,” said Ocean. “I didn’t even have a parent who encouraged what I did in that way.”

Ocean says that experience did help create a more “pure” attitude about his love for music and writing. Frank Ocean is set to display some of that musical love when he joins with his OFWGKTA comrades in November for the Odd Future Carnival.

[ALSO READ: Tyler, The Creator & Frank Ocean To Co-Headline Odd Future Carnival]

  • johnblacksad

    azz crack maybe




    I find this hard to believe

  • southside4lyfe

    suckin dick and eatin ass in the boys bathroom don’t count.

    • tra mo


  • Dadon850

    Him selling cocaine and crack doesn’t surprise me. He give the junkie his cocaine and the junkie pounds him in his azz crack. See, he sold cocaine and crack.

  • huuurah

    Niggas’ll doubt him just off the strenght of his sexuality though lmao. Like a nigga cant be gay and sell drugs smh. Stop watching hood dvd’s fellas. There’s gangsta ass niggas that none of us know who might be gay, on the dl or done dirt in prison.

    I dont believe Frank, but not because of his sexuality though.

    • johnblacksad

      Frank is no Omar tho

      • Inmadopicouroz✓QUEENSᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

        u live in fantasys nicca,

      • johnblacksad

        nah, Paris

    • Clarence “Preacher” Heatley

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  • aokot5

    I think he’s clowning around just like Odd Future always does

  • hoeyuno

    Shits not surprising. Most kids in poverty, especially in drug infested neighborhoods at one time in there life had there hand in dirt one way or another. whether it be one of your best friends sells dope and you answered a phone once in awhile or stood on a corner for a couple of nights cause so and so got busted and they needed another sucker to take his place…I always believe these rappers when they say they sold dope but whether they were scarface…well that’s where the exaggerations start.

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  • MrNoName2K

    yea yea yea everybody got a “from the bottom” story to tell lol GTFOH Frankie O..

  • ladynamor

    LIES I tell you, ALL LIES

  • Arthur Grupee

    I know folks have to do whatever they feel like they need to do , but that shyt should never be a badge of honor…thug, crack, cocaine, weed…

  • U.P.T.nw4eva

    Why mention this now? He trying to get the Dope Boys to buy his music? Pointless interview!

  • BullsFan4Life29

    This dude can’t be serious.

  • Willis Deqfedt

    i think its a typo and suppose to read I “smoked” a lot of cocaine and crack

  • Crenshaw on my shirt

    Interesting. He went from a crack selling thug to a crack filling fag

    • Crack selling thug to crack selling singer……different crack though.


    • Eliminator_Jr

      Some of these comments people leave are actually pretty gay….you thought about it too much….

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  • Tony G.

    Why does it have to be a lie..becuz he’s gay now means he couldn’t have sold drugs back then???? do u know how many gays are selling drugs NOW…u may be surprised…

    • dee

      and you know this how???

      • Joe L. Garcia

        because why can’t they..ignorant ass

      • dee

        yeah u know

      • Experience?

  • June

    He was being sarcastic! He didn’t even want to do the interview..

  • RAMADAwhite

    shit go to new orleans you’ll see a “sissy” slanging, beating up men and women, and still maintaing their sexual preference

  • King_James

    Never judge A book by it’$ cover lol

  • Matt Swan

    Ill give Frank some credit on this one, he went from selling crack to licking it, all the while making some pretty good music. Let’s see if the next one is as good as the last

  • Tann01

    “Frank Ocean Says He Was Once A Crack Selling Thug”

    So he was a prostitute?

  • Terrance Goodman

    From crack rock to ass crack

  • Terrance Goodman

    Doth believe it n not cause he gay cause he soft

    • eddieknucks

      Ain’t most of these wanna be gangstas soft as baby shit in real life. Anybody can trap and with one or two real ninjas on his team and he probably knew how to front the thug role. Not a stretch.

      • Terrance Goodman

        True ppl can front

  • eddieknucks

    Wanna the hardest killas in the d in the 80s and 90s was a closet dweller. Was on the run for years. They couldn’t find him cuz he was hiding in the gay community. They caught him cuz he was tired of running.

  • Obi Won

    What was the point of this statement A simple “no I didn’t get picked on, I held my own” would’ve been sufficient. Everyone wants to display this image so bad its pathetic. Selling crack aint cool you idiot.

    • Eliminator_Jr

      He never said it was cool. He just said it. And I guess it’s better to admit something than to have the public find out themselves.

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