Snapshots: Frank Ocean photographed by Nabil Elderkin for L’Uomo Vogue

Frank Ocean looks every inch the stylish and sophisticated star in his latest photoshoot for Italian fashion title L’uomo Vogue.  The talented singer/songwriter poses for a series of high fashion shots taken by Nabil Elderkin, the director of the singer’s “Swim Good” video.  

In the accompanying interview, which you can read here, Frank explains why he cringes at the R&B label being attached to his music, why he decided to legally change his name and how “career-wise, this year feels like a montage scene in a movie.”

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“My generation just doesn’t have the best taste in leadership. And weak leadership means little to no cohesion. If there’s no cohesion, there’s no real chance for effective protest or politics. Obviously, looking at Occupy Wall Street, there are a few in our bunch who still give a damn enough to rally and shout…” –Frank Ocean