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Frank Ocean – “Songs For Women” Video

By TC / 04.21.11

Frank Ocean’s Nostalgia Ultra: strong enough for a man but made for a women. There’s a level of ingenuity in creating asexual slow grooves that don’t fully get recognized as they should, yet Frankie O. managed to harness the chemical imbalances of R&B to both sides. It’s astronomical. It’s magic. Give that aggin a top hat and call him the Ghetto Houdini.

The accompanying video for “Songs For Women” is such a feat where at first glance it may seem like it only appeals to the alpha male. But the clip ultimately gives the ladies a reason to feel sexy in their own skin as well, subsequently permitting everybody to meet in the middle for the music. Voilà.

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