Biking (song)

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"Biking"
Frank Ocean Biking Cover.jpg
Single by Frank Ocean featuring Jay-Z and Tyler, the Creator
ReleasedApril 10, 2017 (2017-04-10)
Format
Genre
Length4:38
LabelBlonded
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Frank Ocean singles chronology
"Chanel"
(2017)
"Biking"
(2017)
"Lens"
(2017)
Jay-Z singles chronology
"Shining"
(2017)
"Biking"
(2017)
"4:44"
(2017)
Tyler, the Creator singles chronology
"Telephone Calls"
(2016)
"Biking"
(2017)
"Who Dat Boy"
(2017)
Alternate cover
Original Apple Music cover
Original Apple Music cover
"Biking (Solo)"
Single by Frank Ocean
ReleasedMay 15, 2017 (2017-05-15)
Format
Length3:32
LabelBlonded
Songwriter(s)
  • Christopher Breaux
  • Adam Feeney
  • Jacob Ludwig Olofsson
  • Rami Dawood
Producer(s)
  • Frank Dukes
  • Jarami
Frank Ocean singles chronology
"Lens"
(2017)
"Biking (Solo)"
(2017)
"RAF"
(2017)


"Biking" is a song by American singer-songwriter Frank Ocean, released as a single on the third episode of Blonded Radio. It features guest vocals from American rappers Jay-Z and Tyler, the Creator.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10] On 15 May 2017, a solo version of the track was released, following the sixth episode of Blonded Radio.[11][12][13][14][15][16] It was featured in Season 2 of the HBO television series Insecure.[17]

Background[edit]

"Biking" followed the release of two other Frank Ocean songs: "Slide" and "Chanel". The song was produced by Frank Dukes, Jarami, and Caleb Laven.[citation needed]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
New Zealand Heatseekers (RMNZ)[18] 9
US Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles (Billboard)[19] 7

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide April 10, 2017 Digital download Blonded [20]


Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide May 15, 2017 Digital download Blonded [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lars Gotrich (April 10, 2017). "Hear Frank Ocean's New Song 'Biking,' Featuring Jay-Z And Tyler, The Creator". NPR. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  2. ^ https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/frank-ocean-drops-solo-version-of-biking.html
  3. ^ https://www.factmag.com/2017/04/08/frank-ocean-new-song-biking-beats-1-jay-z-tyler-the-creator/
  4. ^ https://www.bustle.com/p/where-can-you-listen-to-frank-oceans-biking-you-need-to-hear-his-collab-with-jay-z-tyler-the-creator-49931
  5. ^ https://www.thefader.com/2017/04/10/frank-ocean-biking-stream-jay-tyler-creator
  6. ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/hear-frank-oceans-biking-with-jay-z-tyler-the-creator-199191/
  7. ^ http://diymag.com/2017/04/10/frank-ocean-new-single-biking-jay-z-tyler-the-creator-listen
  8. ^ https://www.jetmag.com/music/meaning-behind-frank-oceans-new-single-biking/
  9. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/7752575/frank-ocean-song-biking-jay-z-tyler-the-creator-beats-1-apple-music-blonded-odd-future
  10. ^ https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/frank-ocean-feat-tyler-the-creator-jay-z-biking-video-new-video.40130.html
  11. ^ a b "Biking (Solo) – Single by Frank Ocean on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  12. ^ http://www.thefader.com/2017/05/17/frank-ocean-biking-solo-version-stream
  13. ^ http://exclaim.ca/music/article/frank_ocean_strips_down_biking_for_new_extended_solo_version
  14. ^ https://www.spin.com/2017/05/frank-ocean-biking-solo/
  15. ^ https://www.xxlmag.com/rap-music/new-music/2017/05/frank-ocean-solo-version-biking/
  16. ^ https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/frank-ocean-drops-solo-version-of-biking.html
  17. ^ https://www.thefader.com/2017/05/15/frank-oceans-iblonded-radio-episode-5
  18. ^ "NZ Heatseekers Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. April 24, 2017. Retrieved April 21, 2017.
  19. ^ "Frank Ocean – Chart Search (Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles)". Billboard. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  20. ^ "Biking (feat. JAY Z & Tyler, the Creator) – Single by Frank Ocean on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved April 11, 2017.