The Weeknd "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" Screen Shot (Republic)

Is The Weeknd Poised For Breakout Success?

As of yet, 2015 seems to be The Weeknd’s year. Honestly, the R&B industry should be praying that it is indeed the year of Abel Tesfaye, as the genre hasn’t had its finest moments this year. All indications suggests that The Weeknd may be his most relevant within the bigger picture of the music industry thanks to that little hit from the Fifty Shades of … Continue reading Is The Weeknd Poised For Breakout Success?

Review: The Weeknd, ‘Kiss Land’

The Weeknd Sticks With the Formula With Less Notable Results The Weeknd⎪ Kiss Land ⎪ Republic⎪⎪ US Release Date: September 10, 2013 Alternative R&B generally is a fine outlet to keep the cooling genre of R&B alive. In a day and age where ‘neo-soul’ has fallen by the wayside and adult contemporary R&B can’t carry the torch alone, alt-R&B seems like the present answer to … Continue reading Review: The Weeknd, ‘Kiss Land’