Frank Ocean Releases New Song “DHL”: Listen
Frank Ocean returns with a new song titled "DHL."
On Saturday afternoon (Oct. 19), Ocean dropped the track on the comeback episode of his Beats 1 Radio show Blonded, which is hosted with Vegyn and Roof Access. This comes days after he opened his new queer club night PrEP+, at which he previewed additional new music.
For the track, which Ocean originally teased on Instagram last December, he abandons his typical R&B vibes and drops spurts of bars over a stripped-down beat. It's pretty mellow and the bars are of the free-associative variety.
"Look at them shakes, uh-huh/Made up a dance/How come you shook?/But I ain't took out my hands/Beans, Starbucks, starstruck/Bitch comin' soon, yeah," he raps on the track, which appears to be titled after a German shipping company of the same name.
"Just got a pack, came from DHL/Just caught up with a pack/I got a pack, came from DHL/Just got off like a bail," Ocean raps again.
"DHL" could signal the coming of a new album from the crooner, who first popped up on rap's mainstage as a member of the now-defunct group Odd Future. His last project was 2016's Blonde. With vulnerable falsetto and emotionally affecting lyrics, Ocean's LP garnered plenty of critical acclaim. Considering he hasn't dropped a project since that time three years ago, it feels like he's got to have a lot of new things to say.
Here's to hoping we get a new Frank project in the very near future.
Stream "DHL" below.
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