Grand Theft Auto 5 has a new radio station hosted by Frank Ocean

A $900,000 orbital cannon isn't the only thing that yesterday's Doomsday Heist update for GTA Online brought to the game, or even necessarily the most interesting. Also included is an all-new radio station, Blonded Los Santos 97.8 FM, hosted by Frank Ocean, Vegyn, Roof Access, and Fed. 

Blonded Los Santos is the first new station to come to the game in more than two years—the last station, The Lab, debuted in July 2015. "Blonded features tracks like Rain by SWV, Crack Rock by Frank Ocean, Winnin by Chief Keef plus music from Todd Rundgren, Curtis Mayfield, Aphex Twin, JME, Jay Z, Migos, Marvin Gaye and many more," Rockstar said.   

The name of the station, for the benefit of people (like me) who have no idea what "blonded" means, comes from Frank Ocean's real-life Blonded Radio show, which as Wikipedia explains ran from February to August 2017 on Beats 1. 

A quick preview mix is embedded below, and if you'd like to take a listen without having to play the game, you can hit up Rockstar's "curator destination" (which has tunes from all the other GTA radio stations, too) at Apple Music. 

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.