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24 Moments and People We’re Thankful for in 2011
In 2011, hip-hop and R&B ruled not only the charts but the news headlines as well. There were artists' triumphs and tribulations, veteran comebacks, rookies that stole the show, baby news and prison hijinks. In celebration of Thanksgiving, The BoomBox looks back on a year leading up to …
The Weeknd Draws Drake to Sold-Out Debut in Toronto
It was with quiet confidence that the Weeknd mastermind Abel Tesfaye executed his very first show Sunday night (July 24) in Toronto at the Mod Club. But the hour-plus, outrageously anticipated performance itself was anything but timid. No one knew what to expect from the stealthy, press-shy R&am…
The Weeknd Releases Song, Unofficial Videos Surface
The mystery behind the Weeknd continues to grow, and it goes further than just that missing "e."
Earlier this week, two unofficial videos popped up online to songs off the Canadian crooner's critically acclaimed mixtape, 'House of Balloons,' released this past March..…
Drake Announces OVO Festival Lineup
Drake has announced the line-up of his second annual October's Very Own (OVO) Festival. It all goes down July 31 at the Molson Amphitheater in Toronto with Drake, Rick Ross and the Weeknd set to headline along with special guests.
Last year's inaugural OVO Fest featured a number of acts inc…
Drake Recording Music With R&B Artist the Weeknd
Back in March, Drake introduced his 2 million-plus Twitter followers to the Weeknd, an alternative R&B artist from Toronto. Through a series of retweets and song links, Drizzy helped the singer acquire a new set of fans, just in time for the March 21 release of his mixtape, 'House of Ba…
Drake Breaks Indie Electro/R&B Artist the Weeknd Via Twitter
As his Twitter account surpasses 2 million followers, Young Money rapper Drake has used his platform to introduce a new artist to his fans: indie electronic act the Weeknd.
Abel Tesfaye, the man behind the mysterious act the Weeknd, released his nine-track mixtape 'House of Balloons,' on Monday (Mar…