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Big Sean is one of hip-hop's worst misnomers, and not just because the guy is only five-foot-eight. Everything about the Detroit rapper screams "twerp." In his inexplicably frequent guest spots on…   Read Story »
In the new video for Kiss Land highlight "Live For," Abel Tesfaye really takes center stage. It's strange now to think that when the Weeknd first came out he was nearly as mysterious as Burial, but…   Read Story »
Abel Tesfaye, the heart-stomped hedonist crooner behind the Weeknd, became a star on the back of the three mixtapes he released in 2011, and now he's finally ready to release Kiss Land, his…   Read Story »
The rumored-beef between Abel Tesfaye, bka the Weeknd, and Drake was dispelled when Tesfaye spoke about their relationship in his first-ever interview but things like this new collab "Live For" are…   Read Story »
Lorde is the 16-year-old New Zealand songstress Ella Yelich-O'Connor; her debut album Pure Heroine is out in September via Universal. In advance of the record, she released a single, "Royals," which…   Read Story »
Like "Kiss Land" and "Belong To The World" before it, the Weeknd's latest offering "Love In The Sky" is much more ebullient and polished than the work on his three mixtapes. It's also his most…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, we posted a brand new video from Abel Tesfaye, bka the Weeknd, for a cut from his upcoming debut full-length Kiss Land called "Belong To The World." Tom noted in his post that it…   Read Story »
Abel Tesfaye, bka the Weeknd hasn't been too revealing thus far in his career, but for the August/September '13 issue of Complex, the singer has done his first ever interview. Speaking to former…   Read Story »
Last month, we posted video of the Weeknd debuting a new track called "You Belong To The World" live onstage in Toronto. The song, meant for the Weeknd's forthcoming album Kiss Land, samples the…   Read Story »
When Abel Tesfaye, bka the Weeknd, dropped "Kiss Land" earlier this year, Amrit astutely pointed out markers of Tesfaye's growth embedded into the track via a lighter, more celebratory touch in both…   Read Story »