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Frank Ocean shares “RAF” featuring ASAP Rocky and Quavo, solo version of “Biking” — listen

on May 15, 2017, 10:35am

Long gone are the days when Frank Ocean would make fans wait years for new music. Following his double dose of 2016 albums, Blonde and Endless, the R&B maestro has used his Beats 1 blonded RADIO program to debut a stream of fresh material, including “Lens”, “Chanel”, and a “Slide on Me” remix featuring Young Thug.

The latest installment, which aired earlier this morning, was similarly chock-full of goodies, as Ocean shared an extended, solo version of “Biking”, a Tyler, the Creator and Jay Z collaboration he’d previously premiered in April. He also unboxed “RAF”, a posse cut boasting the likes of ASAP Rocky, Quavo of Migos, and Lil Uzi Vert. The latter song is of particular note, as Ocean trades in his slick crooning for verses that go hard. There’s even a baller reference to the time he dined with the Obamas at the White House:

“Anna Wintour cool with my mama
And it’s winter cool, need a bomber
Plate of ravioli at Obama’s right right
Can’t you see I’m eating what’s popping?
Mix the ravioli, stuffed with diamonds”

Stream both tracks below (via Stereogum). Update: You can replay the full episode here. The playlist also features music from The Beatles, LCD Soundsystem, Erykah Badu, Burial, and more.

“RAF”:

“Biking” (solo version):

“RAF” Artwork:
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Playlist:
Burial – “Come Down To Us”
House Of Pharaohs – “RWM [Run With Me]”
Ka5sh – “I’m Depressed”
A$AP Rocky – “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2”
Frank Ocean – “Biking” (Solo Version)
J Hus – “Did You See”
M. T. Hadley – “Janet”
2Pac – “Dear Mama”
OutKast – “Ms. Jackson”
Erykah Badu – “Hello”
Rufus & Chaka Khan – “Your Smile”
Frank Ocean – “At Your Best (You Are Love)”
The Beatles – “Rocky Raccoon”
The Beatles – “Here, There, and Everywhere”
Frank Ocean – “White Ferrari”
The Flaming Lips – “Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots, Pt. 1”
Micachu – “GO” (with Tirzah)
MssingNo – “Fones”
Dam-Funk – “Mirrors”
Andres – “You’re Still The One”
Kuedo – “Whisper Fate”
Caribou – “Hannibal”
LCD Soundsystem – “american dream”
Crying – “Well And Spring”
Miley Cyrus – “Rooting For My Baby”
Metronomy – “This Could Be Beautiful (It Is)”
Frank Ocean – “Nikes”
Shawty Pimp – “Kickin’ Pimpin'” (feat. RedDog)
Juvenile – “Ha”
ASAP Rocky – “RAF” (feat. Frank Ocean, Lil Uzi Vert, and Quavo)
Ryuichi Sakamoto – “Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence”

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