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Frank Ocean Shared BLONDED Radio Special For The Holidays



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This Christmas Frank Ocean shared his first episode of BLONDED Radio since 2019, titled the “Third Blonded XMAS.” Ocean’s special episode was a conversation with Wim “Iceman” Hof, a Dutch athlete and motivational speaker. Their talk gets personal as Frank discloses losing his brother back in August to a car accident and how he is coping with his loss.

Iceman discusses with Ocean how he copes as well which makes this episode a must listen and a must for anybody who is dealing with loss. It was Frank’s first episode of BLONDED since Christmas of 2019.

Me and @iceman_hof had a conversation some time ago when I was in the earlier stages of grief,” Ocean wrote in a Christmas Day Instagram story. “We spoke for a while about his work, the purpose of grief, and how going into the cold water changed his life. It reminded me of conversations in the studio with players I know. Freewheeling, psychedelic, emotionally charged, intelligent, and generous. I enjoyed listening to him, so in this edit I just let him speak uninterrupted. Me, @coryhenry, and @dylanpatricewiggins, played some sounds underneath to heighten the feeling. I added some writing at the end that I did a single take of w Cory in the summer of 2020. I came back and added a few words and parts over the top of that take more recently. Felt like it fit the wabi sabi of Wim’s words. Merry Xmas everyone.”

Frank Ocean on the episode via The Fader and social media