New Tracks: Frank Ocean – “Girlfriend’s Best Friend” & “4 Tears”

 

A couple new tracks from the beloved Frank Ocean. The radio ready “Girlfriend’s Best Friend” features a more straightforward R&B vocal style sure to inspire a mass reach. Take a listen to the stream below and act like you don’t wanna gyrate just a little bit.

“4 Tears” was leaked on sir Ocean’s Tumblr and sounds more like a working snippet, yet with a lot of potential. Also more in the mainstream vain, this tune is a smooth, easy listen. Check it out on Tumblr.

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Video: Frank Ocean – ‘Rookie of the Year’ Interview With GQ

 

So, since when was Frank Ocean so incredibly charming and adorable?! Wow. We are loving this mini interview he did with GQ as their pick for Rookie of the Year for 2011. Congrats to the young gentleman!

Tune in for some wise words on vitamin C, non-musical advice from Kanye, and Frank’s extra curricular activities, amongst other things.

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New Release: Stacy Barthe – ‘Sincerely Yours’ EP

 

Stacy Barthe is the truth and it’s likely that you’re already familiar with her work. The LA singer-songwriter been quietly flexing her skills songwriting for giants like Beyonce, Rihanna, and Britney Spears. In fact, Rihanna’s latest single “Cheers (Drink To That)” is a Stacy Barthe original and is steady climbing the Billboard 100 charts.

You may also have fancied her track with Frank Ocean, “Without You,” which came out earlier this year.

Last week Stacy dropped her debut vocal project, a free 8-track EP entitled Sincerely Yours. You need to take a listen.

Stacy Barthe – “Without You” ft. Frank Ocean [MP3]
 

Stacy Barthe – “Not Like I Used To…” [MP3]
 

Stacy Barthe – Sincerely Yours EP [Download]

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Video: Frank Ocean – “Novacane”

 

frank ocean [novacane] from christopher francis ocean on Vimeo.

Frank Ocean stars in the hazy video for his addictive track, “Novacane,” featuring impressively minimal facial and mouth movement. Directed by none other than the amazing Nabil Elderkin, the simple video does without too many frills while still remaining visually interesting. Some may know Nabil from his work with Kanye West on a photo book for the famed ‘Glow in the Dark’ Tour.

Want more Frank? Def Jam will be re-releasing Frank’s popular mixtape as the Nostalgia, Ultra EP on July 26th.

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