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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 »
Once again, the best piece of music-related video wasn't a music video this week; it was this haunting performance from Neil Young and Willie Nelson, and we can thank CMT, of all possible cable…   Read Story »
The Weeknd makes mournfully beautiful music about being overly self-medicated and having too much sex. Juicy J makes triumphantly thunderous music about being overly self-medicated and having too…   Read Story »
Last night, the Weekend played a show at the Mod Club in his Toronto hometown, which marked the first time Abel Tesfaye sang "Kiss Land," the title track from his forthcoming album, on a stage. And…   Read Story »
Behold, the Weeknd in a state of growth. "Kiss Land" is the title track to Abel Tesfaye's forthcoming LP -- his first LP made specifically for the format, since Trilogy is just those first three…   Read Story »