Canada seems to be a hot spot for musicians lately and the newest R & B sensation, The Weeknd, is definitely getting some northern exposure. The Ehiopian-Candian whose real name is Abel Tesfaye has collaborated several times with Drake and is featured on ‘The Ride’ from the Take Care album.
The Weeknd has a very soulful sound and his lyrics are extremely raw. Imagine Drake without the raps sprinkled in with Lenny Kravitz and Eric Benet. In 2011, he released two mixtapes House of Balloons and Echoes of Silence, which features a cover Michael Jackson’s Dirty Diana.
Let’s get ready for The Weeknd.Google+