An all around classic film, Forrest Gump is engrained in American culture. After already being nominated for album of the year at the Grammy’s this year, Frank Ocean hopes to do the same one day. To help his cause, Channel Orange‘s latest single exudes creativity and depth as Ocean put himself in Jenny’s shoes as she cheers on “Forrest Gump”.
An upbeat taking on the Academy Award winning film, “Forrest Gump” is much deeper than it may appear. Ocean shocked the public when he revealed his first love was a man. Many wondered if this topic would be included on Channel Orange and as Ocean stands in for Jenny on “Forrest Gump” listeners are able to key in on Ocean’s past relationship through a film most can connect with.
Listen to “Forrest Gump” below.