But only twice during that run did a special surprise pop up. An ASAP Rocky verse appeared out of nowhere about 45 minutes in, and then showed up once again before everything was done. Fans were puzzled at first.
@ConnorCleve) March 11, 2017
Is that ASAP Rocky at the end of Chanel or am I trippin? 🤔#blondedRADIO— BRi AKA (@BriRealiLL) March 11, 2017
YO IS THAT ASAP ROCKY ON CHANEL OR ARE MY EARS DECEIVING ME— Head Honcho ( @AllMightyYo) March 11, 2017
Then many realized, due to both Ocean's mercurial nature and the lo-fi sound quality, that Rocky's verse was likely not intended for wide release.
frank really played the chanel remix w/ asap rocky once and will probably never play it again— BumShivBeats (@BumShivBeats) March 11, 2017
But, of course, the remixed version quickly made its way into the world. You can hear "Chanel" with ASAP Rocky, below. Rocky's part begins at around the 3:44 mark.
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