Monday, February 19, 2018

Listen: A$AP Rocky – ‘RAF’ (ft. Frank Ocean, Lil Uzi Vert & Quavo)

Frank Ocean shared another surprise episode of his Beats 1 Blonded Radio series earlier today (May 15th). Hosted by Frank, Vegyn, and Roof Access, the episode saw a rollercoaster of genres thrown in to its one-hour playback - from Miley Cyrus to The Beatles, the...

Listen: Calvin Harris – ‘Rollin’ (ft Future & Khalid)

Calvin Harris has shared the third single from his forthcoming Funk Wav Bounces, Vol. 1 project, teaming with Khalid and Future for Rollin. Alongside Rollin, Calvin's new record will feature additional collaborations with Frank Ocean (Slide), Pharrell, Young Thug and Ariana Grande (Heatstroke) plus appearances...

Listen: Diplo – ‘Bankroll’ (ft Justin Bieber, Rich the Kid & Young Thug)

Diplo has dropped a brand new track, flipping into hip-hop mode with Bankroll. Featuring Justin Bieber, Young Thug and Rich The Kid, Bankroll becomes the latest joint which unites Bieber with Diplo - they've previously worked together on Jack Ü's massive Where Are Ü Now...

Listen: TLC – ‘Haters’

TLC's final album lands mid-summer following a recent Kickstarter campaign which raised over $425k. The 12-track project has already received its first single via the Snoop Dogg-featuring Way Back, and today comes the second excerpt as T-Boz and Chilli share their empowering Haters. Grab a...

Listen: Frank Ocean – ‘Slide On Me’ (remix ft Young Thug)

Over the weekend, Frank Ocean surprised fans with two versions of brand new track Lens, one without, and the second with a guest spot from Travis Scott. Today, just 24 hours on from his blondedRADIO 004 programme comes the fifth installment of his Beats...

Listen: Frank Ocean – ‘Lens’

Frank Ocean has aired the fourth episode of his blondedRADIO show on Apple's Beats 1, bringing along surprise new song, Lens. Hearing a slightly different direction to his previous cuts Biking and Chanel, Lens hears a heavily-autotuned Frank crooning over a mellow R&B beat (to...

Listen: Nas – ‘Systematic’ (prod. by DJ Shadow)

Just over one week on from sharing Angel Dust as part of the 'Get Down: Pt.II' soundtrack, Nas has delivered even more new music by hooking up with DJ Shadow for Systematic. It's yet to be confirmed if the track will fall part of Nas'...

Listen: Drake & The Weeknd – ‘Secret Passionfruit’ (mashup)

Mashups have often allowed self-confessed 'bedroom producers' to stay within the side of the law whilst pushing ever-further their education of music-creation. Occasionally, however, one can slip through the net that's so finely crafted it captures the attentions of the masses - Secret Passionfruit...

Album stream: Kendrick Lamar – ‘DAMN’

After a huge amount of anticipation, Kendrick Lamar shared his gritty fourth album, DAMN. Featuring recent single HUMBLE (everything is in UPPERCASE with this project by the way), DAMN is an album full of urgency - scrap the jazz and soul-inspired sonics from To Pimp...

Listen: Frank Ocean – ‘Biking’ (ft Jay Z & Tyler, The Creator)

In the early hours, Frank Ocean released a trailer for Blonded 003, his third in the series of shows on Apple's Beats 1. Alongside the self-directed trailer came a snippet of new track Biking, and now that song is here in all its glory....