News: After Endless Hit Records, The Weeknd Finally Reveals Debut
Sunday, Mar 17, 2013 7:52PM
Elusive hitmaker The Weeknd is finally giving diehard fans something to get excited about by announcing his long-awaited album title over the weekend.
The reported album’s artwork and title surfaced across the Internet Sunday (March 17).
The Weeknd is working towards completion of his next album, and he decided to give us a look at the project’s official title, Kiss Land. We still don’t have a solid release date, but expect to see it to hit the web and store shelves sometime this year. (HHNM)
Young Money’s Drake could be absent from the project after reportedly taking aim at the singer on his “5 AM in Toronto” record earlier this month.
Elsewhere, he takes shots at the Weeknd, whom he’s seemingly had a falling out with. “I show love, never get the same out of n*ggas/ Guess it’s funny how money can make change out of n*ggas/ For real, some nobody started feeling himself/ A couple somebodies started killing themself/ A couple albums dropped those are still on the shelf/ I bet them sh*t would have popped if I was willing to help.” (The Boom Box)
Just last month, Weeknd and rapper Juicy J‘s “One of Those Nights” joint record premiered online.
After unveiling the cover art earlier this week, Juicy J lets loose his highly anticipated track ‘One Of Those Nights’ featuring The Weeknd. As Juicy J preps the release of his Taylor Gang debut album ‘Stay Trippy,’ the Three 6 Mafia member gives us a taste of what’s to come with the release of ‘One Of Those Nights.’ You can never go wrong with XO on the hook, and he proves that to still be true with this track. The two artists did a great job at blending their completely different sounds to create a cohesive sound that is sure to get some buzz building for Juicy. As for The Weeknd, expect to see him on a lot of featured tracks this year along with a new studio project that he hinted at in the beginning of the year. (The Versed)
The Canadian singer’s Trilogy compilation project has remained on the sales chart for nearly 20 weeks.
Canadian singer The Weeknd’s Trilogy received a huge 32-slot boost to No. 36 with 11,300. After 17 weeks, the R&B hitmaker’s compilation project has sold 289,400 records. (SOHH Sales Wrap)