Kiss Land

SURPRISE: The Weeknd Returns With “Often”

Holy. Shit. Out of nowhere, Canadian crooner The Weeknd has decided to break his studio silence and share a brand new track titled “Often.” It’s hard to know what is going on at the moment as this song has only just begun to make the rounds online, but it seems that a follow-up to Kiss […]

Watch The Weeknd Perform “Pretty” on Jimmy Fallon

The Weeknd stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night to perform his new radio single, “Pretty,” for the live audience. He seems pretty comfortable on the stage — even moreso than his performance of the song on Letterman a little while ago. We’re happy to see the once hidden artist taking a hold […]

The Weeknd Giving Away ‘Kiss Land’ Condoms On Upcoming Tour

Someone working sponsorships and marketing at ONE Condoms deserves a raise for the following story. If that’s you, please know we think you’re one smart cookie. In a move that can only be described as fitting, Canadian crooner The Weeknd has joined forces with ONE Condoms for a partnership unlike any that currently exists in […]

REVIEW: The Weeknd – ‘Kiss Land’

Artist: The Weeknd Album: Kiss Land Genre: Electronic R&B Label: Republic Records The speed behind The Weeknd’s fame has everything to do with his role as the mysterious, unknown narrator. When Abel Tesfaye—the mastermind behind that beautiful voice and sweet electronic hum—uploaded three tracks to YouTube in 2010 under the moniker The Weeknd, nobody knew […]

The Weeknd Releases Video For New Single, “Live For” Ft. Drake

The Weeknd‘s once notoriously mysterious Abel Tesfaye is center stage in the new video for “Live For.” The Kiss Land cut couldn’t have more fitting visuals as Tesfaye and Drake are draped in the darkness of a subway tunnel and abandoned warehouse, with strobe lights, an occasional spotlight, and subway overheads providing what cold lighting […]

STREAM: The Weeknd ft. Drake – “Live For”

Canada’s swoonin’ crooner The Weeknd has just released a song on his Soundcloud that features Drake. The song, titled “Live For,” is just as stylistically creative as his remix of Lorde‘s “Royals” that just dropped two days ago. There’s no word yet if “Live For” is off The Weeknd’s upcoming album, Kiss Land, due out […]

STREAM: Lorde – “Royals” (The Weeknd Remix)

Talk about a match made in Heaven! One of our new favorite artists that we’ve been covering for some time now, the 16-year-old Ella Yelich-O’Connor, also known as Lorde, has been remixed by renowned Canadian crooner, The Weeknd. Abel Tesfaye takes his label-mate Lorde’s single, “Royals,” and adds synths and subtle hints of his own […]

The Weeknd Streams “Love In The Sky”

Canadian crooner The Weeknd has released a stream of a brand new single entitled, “Love In The Sky.” Taken from his forthcoming album Kiss Land, which is scheduled for release this fall, the latest offering from The Weeknd is heavy on drum-n-bass and emotion. Neither of these are necessarily new elements for the twenty-something heartbreaker, […]

The Weeknd Shares Album Cover for ‘Kiss Land’

Canada’s The Weeknd has just released the album cover for his upcoming record, Kiss Land, due out September 10 through Republic Records, which can be viewed above. There are high expectations for the record, especially after he debuted the excellent “Belong To The World” last week. Give it a listen here. Last year we saw The […]

Portishead Member Upset Of The Weeknd’s Sampling Of “Machine Gun”

Just hours after the debut of The Weeknd‘s new single “Belong To The World,” a member of the band sampled on the track has made their anger of the song’s release known to the public. Taking to Twitter in the middler of the night, Portishead Guitarist Geoff Barrow wrote, “When someone asks to sample you […]

The Weeknd Debuts “Belong To The World”

Keeping the hype for his forthcoming album Kiss Land alive and well, Canadian crooner The Weeknd has released the official video for his latest single, “Belong To The World.” Premiering with the same cinematic qualities found throughout his body of work, the latest offering from The Weeknd is as dense as anything he’s released in […]

The Weeknd Announces Massive Fall Tour, ‘Kiss Land’ Due Out Late Summer

Canadian crooner The Weeknd has confirmed rumors that have been circling for weeks with the announcement he will embark on a massive fall tour in the months ahead. Confirmed today via press, the outing fittingly dubbed The Fall Tour will find the solo act gracing the stage of large theaters nationwide throughout September and October. […]