Yesterday Frank Ocean opened up on his sexuality on his Tumblr page in a beautifully worded letter sending shockwaves through the music industry. The hip-hop world is typically tight guarded on LGBT issues, but the reaction from his peers on Twitter was overwhelmingly supportive. Here are some of the more notable notes of encouragement:
I salute you, brave soul.Independence Day. @frank_ocean
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) July 4, 2012
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) July 4, 2012
frank ocean is very important for the growth of humanity.
— Mac Miller (@MacMiller) July 4, 2012
Respect to @frank_ocean. Single handedly uplifting the culture. As if the great tunes weren’t enough. Salute!
— Chromeo (@chromeo) July 4, 2012
Once a brave soul opens up life doesn’t seem as hard as you thought it was. @frank_ocean inspirational.
— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) July 5, 2012