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Kanye West Deems His Recent Jewish Comment an ‘Ignorant Compliment’

Kanye West recently got himself into some hot water with the Anti-Defamation League, but he claims he actually was trying to give a compliment.

12/19/2013

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Drake Named Global Ambassador for NBA’s Toronto Raptors

It was also revealed that Toronto will host the NBA All-Star Game in 2016, a week-long event that’s known for bringing as much to $100 million in revenue to the host city.

09/30/2013

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Soundtrack Features The Weeknd, Imagine Dragons & Lorde

The tracklist for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ soundtrack has been revealed and it features a few well-known artists alongside some familiar up-and-comers.

09/26/2013

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The Weeknd Wants Vengeance in NSFW Video for ‘Pretty’

The Weeknd is usually more of a lover than a fighter. But in his new video for “Pretty,” off his debut ‘Kiss Land,’ he shows that love can and will drive a person to violence.

09/20/2013

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Live Review: The Weeknd Seduces L.A. at Sexually Charged ‘Kiss Land’ Show

The signs were posted conspicuously around the venue, Los Angeles’ lush Greek Theater, nestled in the hills of the city’s Griffith Park: “Please be advised, tonight’s show contains mature content.”

09/17/2013

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Watch the Weeknd and Drake Go Underground in New ‘Live For’ Video

“Live For” is the third single from the Weeknd’s new album, ‘Kiss Land,’ which will be supported by an extensive U.S. tour throughout the fall.

09/11/2013

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New Releases: 2 Chainz, Arctic Monkeys, The Weeknd, Janelle Monaé, Sheryl Crow, Body/Head

Our favorite release this week has the lyric, “Shorty a** soft like a Nerf ball.” Is it 2 Chainz or Sheryl Crow?

09/10/2013

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Watch: The Weeknd Reveals Behind the Scenes Preview of ‘Kiss Land’ Tour

The clip comes just days before the Weeknd releases the act’s first official full-length album ‘Kiss Land,’ on September 10.

09/06/2013

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The Weeknd’s Phone Number Is (647) 794-9223, Call It And He May Call You Back

Long-time listeners can be first-time callers with the once mysterious R&B crooner.

09/04/2013

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Stream The Weeknd’s New Album ‘Kiss Land’

Fans can hear The Weeknd’s debut album Kiss Land a week early thanks to NPR.

09/03/2013

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Lil Wayne Drops ‘Dedication’ Mixtape Featuring The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper & T.I.

His 29-track mix features Wayne re-imagining Kanye West’s “New Slaves,” Drake’s “Started From The Bottom,” and Kendrick Lamar’s “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe.”

09/01/2013

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Hear The Weeknd’s New Song ‘Live For’ Featuring Drake

The pair have previously collaborated on songs like “The Zone,” from the Weeknd’s second mixtape, ‘Thursday,’ as well as a handful of tracks on Drake’s sophomore album, 2001 release, ‘Take Care,’ including “Crew Love” and “Practice.”

08/19/2013

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Hear The Weeknd Remix Lorde’s ‘Royals’

Up-and-coming singer Lorde, the first woman to top the Alternative Charts in 17 years, gets a silky remix from the Canadian R&B lothario The Weeknd.

08/19/2013

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The Weeknd Reveals New Song ‘Love In The Sky’

The brooding and atmospheric “Love in the Sky” is the third track to be previewed from the forthcoming “Kiss Land” full-length, following “Belong to the World” and the album’s title track.

07/30/2013

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The Weeknd Blasted By Portishead For Unapproved ‘Machine Gun’ Sample

“When someone asks to sample you and you refuse they should have the respect as a fellow artist to not use it,” Barrow said via Twitter.

07/15/2013

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The Weeknd Reveals Title of New Album, ‘Kiss Land’

The Weeknd is set to release his debut full-length album. Sunday night, the singer tweeted a picture of the album’s cover, revealing the title as Kiss Land.

03/18/2013

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