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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 »
Throughout the course of my life I have not been what you would call an R&B listener. A brief history of my dabbling: I owned a cassette copy of Boyz II Men's II because who didn't? A year later I…   Read Story »
Last night, the Weeknd made his television debut on BBC's Later ... With Jools Holland, where he performed "Wicked Games." Lana Del Rey also appeared on the show to perform her recent "Ride." Watch…   Read Story »
If the Weeknd's Abel Tesfaye somehow becomes an anonymous R&B hook-singer dude, we'll all die just a little bit inside. So far, though, Tesfaye is two-for-two on his featured appearances, with both…   Read Story »
Another day, another Zane Lowe premiere of a Weeknd bonus cut that will appear on his forthcoming physical release Trilogy. This one's called "Till Dawn (Here Comes The Sun)," a stuttering,…   Read Story »
Last year, Toronto sad-loverman icons and mutual admirers the Weeknd and Drake linked up for "The Zone," a haunted and numb track from the Weeknd's Thursday mixtape. Next week, the Weeknd releases…   Read Story »
Today, BBC 1 premiered another bonus track from the Weeknd's forthcoming physical release of Trilogy. It's a shuffling, lurching ode called "Valerie" and you can hear the radio rip below.…   Read Story »
Next week, the Weeknd releases Trilogy, the remastered, repackaged major-label version of his three 2011 mixtapes. Trilogy has three bonus tracks, and one of them is a spare, keeing, debauched track…   Read Story »