Frank Ocean’s father Is Reportedly Suing Def Jam Co-Founder

Frank Ocean‘s father is suing Def Jam co founder Russell Simmons. It has been noted that he in-fact is for the amount of one hundred and forty two million dollars. Ocean first start out his career as a ghostwriter and his dad, Calvin Cooksey is saying that Simmons numerous time has called him a deadbeat dad, on his website Global Grind, what he is suing for is for loss of future income, reports TMZ.

In the lawsuit, Cooksey supposedly claims that Ocean’s “money grubbing mother” moved away and ‘hid the boy from him’. Also in 2012, Ocean said that his father had mentioned in tweets that he just wanted to sue him.

According to The Guardian, the singer wrote:

“Father wanna sue me for a million.

“Like i owe him back child support. weak individual bought me a swiss knife at 6yrs old then dipped on me … i got his DNA though, maybe I inherited some of his karma too.”

Ocean refers to his father in his track ‘There Will Be Tears’, with the lyrics:

“My grandaddy was a player/ Pretty boy in a pair of gators/ See i met him later on, think it was 1991/ The only dad I’d ever know.”

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