The Weeknd (Official Thread)

December 27, 2011 @ 14:55:29
Originally posted by Inactive User
People really downplay Abel's lyricism on these tapes man. His whole approach to R&B writing is on some next level ish.


co-sign, i never understood the hate he got for the lyrics on HoB. From one avid drug user to the next, he takes the narcotics talk to the next level.
December 27, 2011 @ 18:54:05
i'd definitely buy it. hate bonus features tho


how the fuck can someone hate bonus features...


cos there's usually a reason they're bonus, i like complete works not extra shit


well yeah theyre not going to be as good but they're free and extra. what ever tho hate that if you want lol
December 27, 2011 @ 20:10:49
How can people hate the lyrics on HOB? If anything the lyrics have been dumbed down since HOB. I feel like on HOB it was love songs written from the perspective of a drug. The lyrics on Thursday and EOS are way less subliminal.
December 29, 2011 @ 02:00:05
the weekend is the dream with singing lessons :/ imo.


qft

I fee like everyone who pumps this dude up like he is special has never listened to a dream album(which is probably true). Dream fathered that style. 1977 goes hard. That said, the weeknd is consistently putting out some good music. EoS is solid.
December 29, 2011 @ 04:41:14
Feel like I'm weird for really disliking Thursday (especially the last half). HoB is king but EoS was VERY good. Downloaded while visiting fam in Toronto and bumping it while in NYC made me like it even more.

Still wished I could've gotten one of those shirts sold at the Mod Club
December 29, 2011 @ 06:15:04
that florence and the machine remix he did is the shit.

FS: diamond supply co tees xl. who wants to trade a black supny hoodie for black box logo? WTB: Sup hockey top 2010

December 29, 2011 @ 12:17:50
If anything the lyrics have been dumbed down since HOB. The lyrics on Thursday and EOS are way less subliminal.


this

the weekend is the dream with singing lessons :/ imo.


qft

I fee like everyone who pumps this dude up like he is special has never listened to a dream album(which is probably true). Dream fathered that style. 1977 goes hard. That said, the weeknd is consistently putting out some good music. EoS is solid.


I understand your point, but what i think is more important about the weeknd than the arguable musical innovation is his style, or rather the feeling you get when listening to his music. weeknds music creates a completely different feeling than the dreams, atleast for me.
And that kinda feel weeknds music got is what makes him ''unique'' or ''innovative'' to me. (hence this is only my opinion. so not generally speaking)
December 29, 2011 @ 21:20:47
Feel like I'm weird for really disliking Thursday (especially the last half). HoB is king but EoS was VERY good. Downloaded while visiting fam in Toronto and bumping it while in NYC made me like it even more.

Still wished I could've gotten one of those shirts sold at the Mod Club


prolly if you put a gun to someone's head they would say thursday is the weakest
December 29, 2011 @ 21:36:57
the weekend is the dream with singing lessons :/ imo.


qft

I fee like everyone who pumps this dude up like he is special has never listened to a dream album(which is probably true). Dream fathered that style. 1977 goes hard. That said, the weeknd is consistently putting out some good music. EoS is solid.


The dream talks about MDMA and cocaine in his music?
December 29, 2011 @ 23:21:36
this is late as hell but it's the first time i'm seeing this



legit?
December 30, 2011 @ 20:25:20
the weekend is the dream with singing lessons :/ imo.


qft

I fee like everyone who pumps this dude up like he is special has never listened to a dream album(which is probably true). Dream fathered that style. 1977 goes hard. That said, the weeknd is consistently putting out some good music. EoS is solid.


The dream talks about MDMA and cocaine in his music?


yeah i've never listened to the dream so i checked out a couple songs and dont see why the fuck people would bother comparing them. dumb as the comparison between frank ocean and the weeknd
December 31, 2011 @ 14:23:08
The Weeknd is a good singer but that Nigga has no stage presence. I seen him live and there was absolutely no showmanship, he just stands there and sings. Aside from that, his music goes hard
January 01, 2012 @ 01:25:03
this is late as hell but it's the first time i'm seeing this



legit?

Wouldn't be surprised if it was legit since Asap got signed after a mixtape and a couple videos.
January 03, 2012 @ 17:08:46
hopefully abel doesnt sign a crew deal like a$ap rocky did the only songs im gonna listen to off the mob album are gonna be his.
pretty flacko goes hard doe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u3Ri4zAsTQ

FS: diamond supply co tees xl. who wants to trade a black supny hoodie for black box logo? WTB: Sup hockey top 2010

January 03, 2012 @ 17:38:44
The Weeknd is a good singer but that Nigga has no stage presence. I seen him live and there was absolutely no showmanship, he just stands there and sings. Aside from that, his music goes hard

i think he just nervous, the nigga was virtually an unkown human being and a massive undeground star in a matter of seconds
January 04, 2012 @ 15:51:27
qft

I fee like everyone who pumps this dude up like he is special has never listened to a dream album(which is probably true). Dream fathered that style. 1977 goes hard. That said, the weeknd is consistently putting out some good music. EoS is solid.


The dream talks about MDMA and cocaine in his music?


yeah i've never listened to the dream so i checked out a couple songs and dont see why the fuck people would bother comparing them. dumb as the comparison between frank ocean and the weeknd


It's not about The Dream's lyrical content. The Dream did father the style Abel uses. Like how rappers have certain flows, Abel uses the same flow as Dream. But Abel's content > Dream's.

The Weeknd is a good singer but that Nigga has no stage presence. I seen him live and there was absolutely no showmanship, he just stands there and sings. Aside from that, his music goes hard


That's not his aim. Look at his whole persona. He wants to remain as secretive as possible. So him doing a show and stepping into the light is awkward. He's not gonna be up there putting on "good" show if it means dancing around on stage.
January 04, 2012 @ 16:46:42
stage presence is pretty good here

January 04, 2012 @ 21:44:25
he tweeted that he's gonna drop a physical house of balloons trilogy set this year. gotta get that shit
January 04, 2012 @ 21:57:32
stage presence is pretty good here



I knew I had to see the weeknd in concert after the first time I saw this video

the crowd can't sing though lol
January 04, 2012 @ 23:02:32
How can people hate the lyrics on HOB? If anything the lyrics have been dumbed down since HOB. I feel like on HOB it was love songs written from the perspective of a drug. The lyrics on Thursday and EOS are way less subliminal.


Listening to songs like Loft Music & the morning . I don't see how you can say he is lyrical genius either.
January 05, 2012 @ 06:13:53
http://soundcloud.com/theweekndovoxo/echoes-of-silence-kid-khaos

This remix is dope
January 05, 2012 @ 06:33:49
How can people hate the lyrics on HOB? If anything the lyrics have been dumbed down since HOB. I feel like on HOB it was love songs written from the perspective of a drug. The lyrics on Thursday and EOS are way less subliminal.


Listening to songs like Loft Music & the morning . I don't see how you can say he is lyrical genius either.


Two lyrically subpar songs doesn't make him any less of a lyrical genius.
January 05, 2012 @ 14:57:46
I honestly don't think he wrote the morning. I heard the original version of the morning and it sounded like one of the people in his crew. Not him.
January 05, 2012 @ 18:01:42
Originally posted by Inactive User
hopefully abel doesnt sign a crew deal like a$ap rocky did the only songs im gonna listen to off the mob album are gonna be his.
pretty flacko goes hard doe. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0u3Ri4zAsTQ


Dont sleep on NAST that niggas flow is tight
January 05, 2012 @ 20:49:50
Originally posted by Inactive User
Dont sleep on NAST that niggas flow is tight


Yesss that's what I've been saying too
January 08, 2012 @ 22:17:54
January 09, 2012 @ 06:58:20
How can people hate the lyrics on HOB? If anything the lyrics have been dumbed down since HOB. I feel like on HOB it was love songs written from the perspective of a drug. The lyrics on Thursday and EOS are way less subliminal.


Listening to songs like Loft Music & the morning . I don't see how you can say he is lyrical genius either.


Two lyrically subpar songs doesn't make him any less of a lyrical genius.


Just talking about HoB
January 09, 2012 @ 14:50:05


smokeyface
January 09, 2012 @ 16:43:07
Originally posted by Inactive User


fire blushing
January 09, 2012 @ 18:03:11
fire blushing

rly? I hated it.
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