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'Blonde' by Frank Ocean

There’s been lots of fanfare surrounding Frank Ocean‘s latest project Blond, but unfortunately not everyone has been able to get their hands on it the legal way. Through an exclusive deal, Apple Music’s streaming service is currently the only way to get your hands on the album, which has caused frustrated consumers to turn to pirated sites. According to Music Business Worldwide, as of Aug. 25, Ocean’s album had been illegally downloaded 753,849 times. Read more here [XXL]

Over the weekend, TDE signee Isaiah Rashad announced the title and unveiled the cover art of his new album The Sun’s Tirade. Treat your ears to a first listen of the project through the release of his track “Park.” [Miss Info]

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