In a letter on his website Global 14, Jermaine says the genre of R&B is in the danger zone, needs to be saved and Frank Ocean is just the man for the job.
He says he hopes the 24 year old’s album is a game changer, writing:
“When I saw the # that Frank Ocean is suppose to hit next week, I got extremely Happy,I said I need to get in my car and and listen to this album,by the time I got to “Sweet Life” I was even more happy,finally!! a RnB album that’s hip,with out having the same 5 rappers on every song,I actually hope he hits 200k,for the sake of RnB,it’s in the worst position it’s ever been since I started making music,The Record company’s don’t believe in it,Radio won’t play it if it don’t have a rapper,and a majority of the artist that are labeled RnB,are confused and lost,so I repeat,I hope Ocean sells more than the 125k that he’s on pace for,maybe these executives u’llwake the fuck up,or at least try to copy what he’s doing,like they always do, by the way,the end of “Pyramids” jammin like a m*fucka.”
Frank sure is bringing a new flavor to the R&B game, but is the world ready for him to take over?
Is J.D right, does the R&B game needs to be saved?