It’s been eight years since Frank Ocean dropped his iconic album Blonde, and fans are still all about it. Out of nowhere, the album has climbed back into the Top 40 on the Billboard 200, landing at #34 this week.

Back in 2016, Frank Ocean had everyone on their toes. After a mysterious four-year silence following his Grammy-winning debut Channel Orange, Frank started a cryptic livestream showing clips of himself building a staircase paired with snippets of new music. What came out of it was Endless, a visual album through Def Jam, teasing fans with what was to come.

The real kicker came the next day when Frank dropped Blonde, this time under his own label. The album was an instant hit, earning massive acclaim and being hailed as one of the best albums of 2016, and some even say, of the entire decade.

Fast forward to now, Blonde’s magic hasn’t faded. It’s climbed back up the charts, securing its highest spot since its initial run in 2016. The album’s songs like ‘Nights’ and ‘Ivy’ have more than 700 million streams on Spotify, with ‘Pink & White’ hitting over 1 billion streams.

The hype isn’t only on Billboard; Blonde also popped up high on Apple Music’s Top 100 Albums of All Time chart, nabbing the number five spot. This ranking stirred up some debate among fans, even sparking discussions on social media about whether it deserved such a high spot.

Tyler, The Creator recently spoke about Frank’s elusive nature during his Coachella set, adding more intrigue to the mystique that surrounds Ocean. Even Frank’s mom had something to say about Blonde’s recent accolades, showing just how much the album still resonates.

So, with Blonde making waves again, it’s clear Frank Ocean’s work continues to captivate listeners. The big question now is: When will he drop another album? Only time will tell, but for now, Blonde’s resurgence is a testament to its lasting impact.

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