The Weeknd's new album, Starboy, is scheduled to release on Black Friday, November 25, 2016. The talented singer recently sat down with Zane Lowe to discuss the new project. The album includes the track "Sidewalks" featuring Kendrick Lamar. The Weeknd has worked with some of the most talented artist in the industry so a compliment from the singer should be taken seriously.
The singer calls Kendrick Lamar a genius and he explains that he's known the California rapper for a long time. Future is also featured on the album. The two artists teamed up to create the track "All I Know" produced by Ben Billions and Cashmere Cat. Make sure you're following the singer's social media accounts!
The Weeknd's Snapchat name is TheWeeknd:
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The singer was born Abel Tesfaye on February 16, 1990 in Toronto, Canada. His parents are Ethiopian and he's an only child. He chose to pursue his singing career after dropping out of high school.
Fellow Canadian artist, Drake, helped generate interest in The Weeknd by posting the singer's tracks on his blog. The 26-year-old helped make Drake's Take Care album a classic. He produced "The Ride" and was featured on "Crew Love."
Check out the visuals for his latest release, "M A N I A":