A$AP Rocky feat. Frank Ocean, Lil Uzi Vert + Quavo: RAF

Thanks to Frank Ocean’s Apple Music Beats 1 show, blonded Radio, we’ve all been granted access to a slew of one off tracks over the last few months that feature the beloved vocalist. The latest, a fashion-themed lyrical whirlwind known as “RAF” and led by A$AP Rocky, finds Ocean rapping—a less common occurrence that demonstrates a beautiful variation of his vocal mastery. In the song, …


A Hope Sandoval and Kurt Vile duet, Frank Ocean gets remixed and Amber Coffman debuts solo material in this week's music

Amber Coffman: All to Myself Amber Coffman once again demonstrates her sublime musicality, this time in the solo outing “All to Myself.” Coffman, known first as a vocalist and guitarist in the Dirty Projectors, also captured the collective cultural consciousness with her vocals on Major Lazer’s 2012 track “Get Free.” Here, however, she gives listeners a sonic taste of her forthcoming debut solo album City …

Frank Ocean: White Ferrari (Jacques Greene Edit)

Aside from the sheer beauty and authentic, deep emotionalism of Frank Ocean’s recently released Blonde, there’s also an understood pliability to the songs that allows for some stellar remixing. Music producer Jacques Greene has accessed exactly that with his inspired take on “White Ferrari.” Greene lends the track a danceable energy but keeps Ocean’s heart intact, altogether making something fresh, honest and new.