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The Best Frank Ocean Features of All Time as Ranked by Fans

In the ever-evolving landscape of hip-hop and R&B, Frank Ocean emerges as a beacon of lyrical depth and melodic genius. Seamlessly diving into collaborations with a diverse roster of artists, Ocean’s features elevate every track to a new echelon of soulful expression. The introspective crooner has lent his voice to the bars of lyrical titans like Jay-Z and Kanye West, as well as the unconventional rhythms of Odd Future’s Hodgy and the psychedelic musings of Tyler, The Creator. Amidst the electro-funk waves generated by Calvin Harris and the trap-infused beats of Migos, Frank’s dulcet tones remain a constant—reassuring in their familiarity, yet always pushing boundaries. With contributions to tracks boasting the likes of André 3000 and the A$AP Mob, including Rocky, Playboi Carti, Quavo, and Lil Uzi Vert, Ocean’s collaborative efforts are a testament to his versatility and unshakable relevance in the game.

So let’s get into it. From “Sunday (feat. Frank Ocean)” to “Pink Matter,” here are the The Best ‘Frank Ocean’ Features & Collaborations as ranked by fan votes worldwide.

1 Super Rich Kids

 

Released: 2012

Features: Frank Ocean, Earl Sweatshirt

The track marries smooth melodies with piercing insights into a life where material abundance fills the void left by emotional neglect. “Too many joyrides in daddy’s Jaguar / Too many white lies and white lines” – this line cuts deep, spotlighting the aimless pleasure-seeking and substance reliance that often shadows the lives of the privileged but disconnected.

2 Pink Matter

 

Released: 2012

Features: Frank Ocean, André 3000

This joint right here, it’s a soulful reflection on love’s complexities, juxtaposed with existential musings. Frank questions the substance of the mind and body, while Three Stacks delivers with the contemplative punchline, “She had the kind of body that would probably intimidate / Any of ’em that were un-southern, not me, cousin”. Together, they spin a haunting narrative that’s both intimate and profound, capturing the essence of pleasure over matter.

3 She

 

Released: 2011

Features: Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean

It’s a twisted love tale where obsession meets that dreamy, late-night vibe. Frank’s melodic touch adds layers to Tyler’s dark storytelling, painting a picture that’s both haunting and captivating. Peep this standout bar where the story hits a peak: “The blinds wide open so he can see you in the dark when you’re sleepin’.” It’s that vivid imagery that locks you in an emotional headlock, fam.

4 No Church In The Wild

 

Released: 2011

Features: JAY-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, The-Dream

The track is a meditation on morality and man’s relation to higher power—or the lack thereof. Ocean’s smooth vocals lay the groundwork for a dense exploration of existential rebellion that sets the tone for the entire ‘Watch the Throne’ odyssey. “What’s a god to a non-believer who don’t believe in anything?” is a line that echoes the song’s relentless questioning of established institutions and personal faith.

5 911 / Mr. Lonely

 

Released: 2017

Features: Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean, Steve Lacy

Lonely” strikes a chord with Frank Ocean and Steve Lacy’s features, as they unpack the juxtaposition of stardom and isolation, with Tyler’s flow mirroring his personal disconnect despite his success. Frank’s ethereal vibe complements the introspective nature of the track, hitting hard with lines like “I can’t even lie, I’ve been lonely as fuck”, underlining the universal quest for connection in a digitized, call-me-anytime world.

6 Slide

 

Released: 2017

Features: Calvin Harris, Frank Ocean, Migos, Funk Wav

Frank’s laid-back delivery mixed with Migos’ braggadocio creates a dichotomy of chill and hype that’s as smooth as it is energizing. And that line, “Do you slide on all your nights like this? Put some spotlight on the slide”, captures the essence of the high life, draped in luxury, but always in motion. It’s the anthem of ballers stepping into the nightlife, ready to glow up.

7 Where This Flower Blooms

 

Released: 2017

Features: Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean

Frank’s smooth crooning complements Tyler’s vivid storytelling, recalling struggles and the sweet smell of victory, encapsulating the theme of personal evolution. It’s a cut that resonates with anyone on the come-up, vibing to “Went from statistic to millionaire, CNN doubted ’cause my skin is dark”, a line that hits hard with its raw acknowledgment of overcoming racial stereotypes through undeniable success.

8 Biking

 

Released: 2017

Features: Frank Ocean, JAY-Z, Tyler, The Creator

The track radiates a laid-back yet introspective aura, as Frank navigates personal triumphs and struggles, metaphorically illustrated with his and Tyler’s verses. Ocean’s lyricism vividly conjures the duality of wealth and existential musings; his line “I got the grip like the handle / And I’m bikin’” underscores the grind and control he maintains, both in life’s journey and in the rap game.

9 Purity

 

Released: 2018

Features: A$AP Rocky, Frank Ocean

Ocean’s smooth, contemplative flow juxtaposes Rocky’s raw introspection, creating a vivid narrative about the struggles of staying true in a world full of distractions. “I gotta find peace of mind,” Ocean sings, encapsulating the song’s core desire amidst the noise, a powerful plea for clarity that resonates profoundly with listeners grappling with their own complexities.

10 White

 

Released: 2012

Features: Odd Future, Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean)” is a serene and introspective piece where Frank Ocean’s melodious cadence floats over a minimalist piano-driven beat. It’s a soulful meditation on existence, memory, and the impermanence of life, showcasing Ocean’s capacity for weaving philosophical thoughts with personal reflection. The standout line, “But I’ll forget 23 like I forget 17 / And I forget my first love like you forget a daydream”, captures the transient nature of our most intimate moments and musings, all delivered with Ocean’s signature poetic touch that resonates long after the song ends.

11 Sunday

 

Released: 2013

Features: Earl Sweatshirt, Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean’s verse enhances the introspection, meshing his smooth, haunting vocals with Earl’s dense wordplay. “And loving you’s a little different, I don’t like you a lot”, Ocean lays out a hard-hitting reality check, striking a chord with its blunt honesty that echoes the song’s overarching themes of inner conflict and the quest for understanding amidst the chaos of life.

12 PartyIsntOver/Campfire/Bimmer

 

Released: 2013

Features: Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean, Laetitia Sadier

Ocean’s mellow voice couples with Tyler’s raw narratives of youthful indiscretion and fleeting romance, perfectly accompanied by Laetitia Sadier’s ethereal hums. It’s a blend of introspection and impulse, a snapshot of summertime vibes tinged with the bittersweet knowledge that all parties must end—though the night’s energy persists in memories and melodies. “You remind me of my bimmer / A lot of trunk space, the perfect two seater” stands out, merging the mundane with the meaningful, showcasing Ocean’s lyrical prowess in using everyday objects to evoke deeper sentiments.

13 Superpower

 

Released: 2014

Features: Beyoncé, Frank Ocean

This collaboration forges an anthem of resilience and the indomitable spirit of love. The lyrics, overshadowed with a sense of invincibility when united, reflects on the theme of an unconquerable bond that stands defiant against the world’s trials. “Cause together we got plenty superpower”, a line that captures the essence of the track, encapsulates the belief that together, nothing can break their stride—a powerful message amplified by the exceptional talents of both artists.

14 RAF

 

Released: 2017

Features: A$AP Mob, A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, Quavo, Lil Uzi Vert, Frank Ocean

It’s a track that drips with the luxury of Raf Simons’ creations, emblematic of the excess and opulence in hip-hop’s upper echelon. Ocean’s elusive flow weaves through the braggadocio of Rocky and Uzi, his subtle flexing punctuating the ensemble. But it’s the collective’s reverence for the designer that hits hardest, “Please don’t touch my Raf”, an anthem for the style-conscious in the streets and the clubs alike.

15 Wildfire

 

Released: 2013

Features: John Mayer, Frank Ocean

Ocean’s verse, stripped down and vulnerable, echoes with a poignant intensity against the backdrop of Mayer’s guitar. The lines “Back in Paris, you told me you were suicidal / It’s not a vacation if I lose you to the Eiffel” reveal the depth of despair and the urgency of love, rendering a lyrical wildfire that simmers long after the music fades.

16 Caught Their Eyes

 

Released: 2017

Features: JAY-Z, Frank Ocean

Ocean’s smooth crooning complements Hov’s incisive bars, dissecting the facade that many put up when facing the harsh realities of life and fame. It’s a cold look at betrayal and the loss of innocence amidst industry politics. The potency of JAY-Z’s lyricism hits hard as he reflects on the death of Prince, a moment that ties personal loss to the larger themes of exploitation with the line “This guy had ‘Slave’ on his face / You think he wanted the masters with his masters?” – a sharp critique that lingers long after the track ends.

17 Slater

 

Released: 2013

Features: Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean’s presence is like that touch of smooth on a gritty canvas, complementing Tyler’s raw narrative of suburban misfit antics and off-the-wall aspirations. The track is a dynamic play between the two artists’ styles, and it encapsulates the essence of youthful rebellion and the search for identity. “Me and Slater just hit a curb, Bunnyhop, zoning out, listening to N.E.R.D.” — this line hits with nostalgia while capturing that carefree but complex spirit.

18 Made In America

 

Released: 2011

Features: JAY-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean

With Frank Ocean’s velvet tones painting pictures of iconic civil rights figures, the track delves deep into the roots of American history while infusing the personal trials and triumphs of Jay and Yeezy. “Sweet King Martin, sweet Queen Coretta, Sweet Brother Malcolm, sweet Queen Betty” – these lines resonate as a roll call of honor, juxtaposing the legacies that paved the way with the modern hustle that keeps the dream alive.

19 Window

 

Released: 2011

Features: Tyler, The Creator, Domo Genesis, Frank Ocean, Hodgy, Mike G

This joint stitches together the crew’s chaotic come-up with a symphony of contrasting verses. Frank Ocean, though more subdued, drops in soulfully, adding a layer of introspective depth in a sea of rebellion. When Tyler spits, “Wolf Gi-di-dang you be roaming where the fox be / And I be where, anybody cares”, it’s a moment that combines vulnerability and bravado, a signature combo that would define OF’s legacy in the game.

20 Oceans

 

Released: 2013

Features: JAY-Z, Frank Ocean

The track flows with references to luxury and legacy, but it’s far from shallow. Hova juxtaposes that opulence against the transatlantic slave trade’s haunting past, a poignant contrast that’s epitomized in the line “This water drown my family, this water mixed my blood, this water tells my story, this water knows it all.” A celebrated collaboration, it’s a track where every bar is rippled with both the weight of history and the buoyancy of triumph.

21 Steamroller

 

Released: 2011

Features: Domo Genesis, Hodgy, Frank Ocean

His verse, with the standout line “Rolling up that cat piss, slap boxing with Jesus, leanin’ like the Pisa, the tower, the Eiffel”, showcases his versatility and ability to hold his own with the OFWGKTA heavy hitters, proving once again why he’s one of the most multifaceted artists in the game.

22 No Church In The Wild – Album Version

 

Released: 2011

Features: JAY-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, The-Dream

Frank Ocean’s cryptic hook “What’s a god to a non-believer, who don’t believe in anything?” sets the stage for a philosophical inquiry, backed by a raw and gripping beat. The Dream’s atmospheric touch overlays a sense of foreboding as Hov and Yeezy trade verses that dissect power structures, the hollowness of excess, and the complex interplay between faith and secular life. A masterpiece of introspection and bravado, it’s a joint that’s both a head-nodder and a mind-bender.

23 Snow White

 

Released: 2012

Features: Odd Future, Hodgy, Frank Ocean

The track is a raw slice of their trademark rebellion, dripping with lyrical prowess that sidesteps the mainstream. Frank Ocean’s smooth vibe isn’t front and center here, but his presence adds an undercurrent of soulful edge to the mix. It’s a reminder that the OF crew ain’t just about shock value; they got real chops. As they put it, “Wolf Gang, Gold chain and some J’s like Nas in Illmatic,” they fuse homage with their own fierce originality.

24 Super Rich Kids

 

Released: 2013

Features: Frank Ocean, Earl Sweatshirt

Frank Ocean, alongside Earl Sweatshirt, delivers a narrative drenched in hedonism and disillusionment. With “Too many joyrides in daddy’s Jaguar, Too many white lies and white lines”, they expose the emptiness of material excess without genuine connections—no real love, just a mirror reflecting the void in lush cribs and fancy whips. It hits deep, flipping the script on that glitzy lifestyle.

25 Oceans

 

Released: 2013

Features: JAY-Z, Frank Ocean

With Frank Ocean’s smooth vocals serenading the hook, the song interweaves narratives of luxury with profound remembrance. “This water drowned my family, this water mixed my blood”, Ocean croons, anchoring the track in a powerful ambivalence of enjoying success while not forgetting the turmoil and struggle that paved the way.


Over the years, Frank Ocean has collaborations and features with this the following artists:

Solo Sounds, Rob Arthur, Earl Sweatshirt, JAY-Z, Odd Future, Hodgy, Kanye West, The-Dream, Domo Genesis, Tyler, The Creator, Mike G, John Mayer, A$AP Mob, A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, Quavo, Lil Uzi Vert, Beyoncé, Laetitia Sadier, Calvin Harris, Migos, Funk Wav, Steve Lacy, André 3000.

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