Calvin Harris Officially Announces New Collaboration With Frank Ocean
After teasing snippets of a new song through Snapchat, Calvin Harris officially announced that his new single, “Slide,” will feature Frank Ocean and Migos.
CALVIN HARRIS // FRANK OCEAN // MIGOS pic.twitter.com/UvsJzm9F6k
— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) February 21, 2017
Harris, a Scottish producer, DJ, singer, and songwriter, had posted several Snapchat videos from a moving car. “Slide,” played in the background while Harris cruised around, what appeared to be, a sunny Los Angeles.
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Most notable about the announcement is Ocean’s involvement. Notoriously hermit-like, Ocean rarely conducts interviews or makes headlines for reasons other than his music. His latest album, Blonde, was released with little warning – it was speculated that it was on its way when a video of the singer building a staircase was streamed on his official website.
“Slide” would be the first piece of official music featuring Ocean since Blonde‘s release in August 2016.
Migos, the rap-trio composed of artists Quavo, Takeoff and Offset, is riding a wave of popularity after releasing their newest single, “Bad and Boujee.” Donald Glover, while accepting a Golden Globe award for his show, Atlanta, took time to thank Migos for creating the single, citing it as “the best song ever.” “Bad and Boujee” is also Migos’ first Billboard number one single.
Harris, Ocean, Quavo, and Offset have all been given writing credits on Harris’ new single while Takeoff hasn’t. He also isn’t given a writing credit on “Bad and Boujee.”
Harris is best known musically for producing Rihanna‘s “We Found Love,” and best known personally for dating fellow musician, Taylor Swift, and their rocky break-up.
While “Slide” has no confirmed release date, the Snapchats hint that the song is finished and ready to go.
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