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’11 Best R&B Albums: #3 The Weeknd House Of Balloons

The Weeknd gives new meaning to the term, “northern exposure”. There wasn’t any pomp nor circumstance when the reclusive Canadian dropped his debut, House Of Balloons. In its place, was nine wonderful tracks. He made emergency contraceptive a viable option on the sinful, “What You Need” and equally seductive, “The Morning”.  But what’s sex without drugs and rock n’ roll? He shakes things up with “The Party & The After Party” then on “Wicked Games” requests, “Bring the drugs baby, I […]

The Weeknd Featured On Drake’s Take Care

[vodpod id=Video.14864957&w=540&h=350&fv=videoId%3D1091596697001%26amp%3BplayerId%3D1126070790%26amp%3BviewerSecureGatewayURL%3Dhttps%3A%2F%2Fconsole.brightcove.com%2Fservices%2Famfgateway%26amp%3BservicesURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fservices.brightcove.com%2Fservices%26amp%3BcdnURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fadmin.brightcove.com%26amp%3Bdomain%3Dembed%26amp%3BautoStart%3Dfalse%26amp%3B] Still conversing with Billboard backstage at OVO Fest, Drake says that not only will The Weeknd make multiple appearances on his sophomore set, but the fellow Toronto native also served as a major inspiration. “Not only did he inspire me to get out there and sing better on stage, he inspired me writing wise, music wise, just to better my product. He’s on my album a lot. We really collaborated a lot on this album.” Take Care on October […]

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