Review: Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' worth the wait

Review: Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' worth the wait

Frank Ocean was long overdue for new music. The singer made one of the decade's signature albums four years ago, "Channel Orange," and ever since anticipation for a follow-up has been building.

Each year that passed without new Ocean heightened expectations to the point where some pundits were openly speculating a few months ago that no one could possibly live up to them.

After numerous teases, the singer finally delivered over the weekend: The release of "Endless," a "visual album" that played as the soundtrack to a 45-minute video, and then "Blonde" (Boys Don't Cry), a 60-minute, 17-track album that is being regarded as the official...