Frank Ocean Producer Malay responds to rumours of a Zayn collaboration

Malay has laid speculation over a potential collaboration to rest

Frank Ocean producer Malay] has responded to rumours of a possible collaboration between Zayn Malik and Ocean.

Fans hoping for a joint track from the two artists had their hopes dashed when Malay put an end to speculation during a Q&A on Reddit.

Replying to one Redditor’s question, Malay admitted that he hadn’t heard of any collaboration currently in the works.

Malay, who worked on Ocean’s 2012 album ‘Channel Orange’, also produced a number of songs on Zayn’s debut ‘Mind of Mine’, released earlier this year.

The producer also offered an explanation for the delay of Ocean’s new album ‘Boys Don’t Cry’.

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Earlier this week, Apple’s support team appeared to suggest that the release of the long-awaited record is immanent.

Meanwhile, Ocean’s debut album ‘Channel Orange’ has re-entered the US charts.

Following the no-show of its follow-up, the record has seen a 40 percent spike in sales and is now at number 146 on the Billboard 200. It is the first time it has appeared in the charts since May 2013.