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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 »
French Montana's oft-delayed Excuse My French was finally released this week. The album includes one of last summer's biggest bangers "Pop That" and convulsive Nicki Minaj collaboration "Freaks," as…   Read Story »
Abel Tesfaye's new Weeknd album will be the first set of songs he's created specifically for that format -- remember him in his mysterioso mixtape maestro guise, leading to his mixtape-compiling…   Read Story »
While the majority of the Internet was losing its mind over the brand new Houston-rooted, war cry from Beyoncé, the Weeknd (née Abel Tesfaye) announced that he would be release a sophomore LP some…   Read Story »
The Weeknd and resurgent Three 6 Mafia berserk-libertine rapper/producer Juicy J tend to write songs about the exact same things: Sex, drugs, partying, being predatory nightlife animals. The only…   Read Story »
The Weeknd's video for "Twenty Eight," one of the previously-unreleased tracks from his mixtape reissue Trilogy, is a tough thing to untangle. It has something to do with European talk shows and…   Read Story »