Run that one back again and try telling me he couldn’t go bar for bar with your favorite rapper. Look at them shakes, uh-huhMade up a danceHow come you shook?But I ain't took out my handsBeans, Starbucks, starstruckBitch comin' soon,…. Later in the W interview, Frank revealed that he’s been interested in writing songs that feel like “full motion-picture fantasies,” and that’s exactly what he delivers on the surreal “DHL.”. This song is expected to be on his upcoming unnamed album along with other singles Cayendo and Dear April. Users on Twitter and Reddit have pointed out that the official cover art for “DHL” features 13 silhouettes at the bottom. © Copyright 2020 Rolling Stone, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. This is impressionist rap at its finest. Complex also notes that the cover art for “DHL” hints at the upcoming arrival of 13 new Ocean songs, although Ocean himself didn’t detail his Blonde follow-up in his revived radio show. Contact: Twitter / Instagram. Throughout the rest of the braggadocio track, Ocean portrays himself as a wealthy and successful gay artist. A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, Quavo, Lil Uzi Vert & Frank Ocean), I. DHL is a single by Frank Ocean released on 19th October 2019. Either way, whenever Frank Ocean drops new music, it’s an event, so I boarded the train and replayed “DHL” over and over until my phone died. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Leave feedback. I’m really looking forward. But it’s so much a part of my childhood and my youth that I don’t really go back to it so much as a touch point. Frank Ocean, ‘DHL’ Sex and drugs and … package delivery? Conceptually, “DHL” is about the “pack” Ocean references most likely containing pills. Here, Frank Ocean references the international shipping service DHL; the singer has just received a "pack" from the courier company, which contains illegal pills. Initially, I couldn’t tell if I liked “DHL” because of Frank Ocean’s prolonged absence or because it was truly a well-constructed, meaningful, beautiful piece of music. Studio versions of each song will arrive soon on 7” vinyl. This weekend, Frank released previews of two new songs called “Dear April (Justice Remix)” and “Cayendo (Sango Remix)” on YouTube, and put them up for purchase on his website. Has Frank been listening to Playboi Carti? Sign up for our newsletter. It was premiered on Blonded 008, the 8th episode of his Apple Music radio show. Sheesh. Becky G, Ozuna Collaborate on New Song 'No Drama', Eddie Van Halen: The Joy and Pain of Rock’s Last Guitar Superhero, Jimmy Page on His Vision for Led Zeppelin, Watch Dave Grohl Fight Coffee Addiction in Freshpotix Parody Ad, Billy Joe Shaver, Seminal Outlaw-Country Songwriter, Dead at 81, Neil Young’s Older Brother Bob Young Releases First Song at Age 78, B.B. Chance the Rapper), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Following the release of “DHL,” Ocean’s fans have combed through the singer’s social media and dug about a pair of references to the shipping company: An August 2017 Instagram post where Ocean said he wanted to buy a DHL plane and a December 2018 Instagram story where Ocean unveiled 15 seconds of the song “DHL.”. Or his appearance on Earl Sweatshirt’s “Sunday”? Playboi Carti says he made five songs with Ocean last year (which unfortunately never saw the light of day), but it seems his approach to songwriting rubbed off on Frank.