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Between headlining his first solo show and taking in the sights, Frank Ocean made a visit to Zane Lowe at BBC 1xtra on Saturday evening. During their discussion the two speak on the three records Frank debuted on the weekend, rumors of Kanye West producing on his upcoming project, working on Watch The Throne, being labeled as an R&B artist, his role with Odd Future, and more.

Audio: Frank Ocean BBC 1xtra Zane Lowe Interview (Part 1) (11-14-11)

Intro: Frank touches on the three new songs performed over the weekend, and the new album that he’s currently working on.

Audio: Frank Ocean BBC 1xtra Zane Lowe Interview (Part 2) (11-14-11)

- Rumors of Kanye West producing on Frank’s new album, the evolution of his new songs, and nostalgia, ULTRA being his debut album.

“I told him [Kanye] as much as I wanna work with you, I kinda want to do this without you.”

Ocean talks about feeling boxed in by the “R&B artist”  label, working with Jay-Z and Kanye West on Watch The Throne, Odd Future and more after the jump…

Audio: Frank Ocean BBC 1xtra Zane Lowe Interview (Part 3) (11-14-11)

Being boxed in the category as an “R&B artist” by media outlets.

Audio: Frank Ocean BBC 1xtra Zane Lowe Interview (Part 4) (11-14-11)

The experience of working with Jay-Z and Kanye West on Watch The Throne.

Audio: Frank Ocean BBC 1xtra Zane Lowe Interview (Part 5) (11-14-11)

Frank speaks on his relationship with Odd Future came about and his role within the collective.

Audio: Frank Ocean BBC 1xtra Zane Lowe Interview (Part 6) (11-14-11)

Outro, speaks on being blessed and able to create art for a living.

Mr. Ocean’s full-interview above for stream from MissInfo.TV

Previously:
Frank Ocean Has Fans Singing Along at First UK Show
Frank Ocean Debuts Two New Songs in London