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The Roots Aim To Expand Music Festival Following Record-Breaking Ticket Sales

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.01.2015 | Black Voices

Music festival season is upon us, and that means that the legendary Roots crew will host their 8th annual Roots Picnic on May 30 at Philadelphia’s F...

Watch The Weeknd's Explicit 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Video

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.21.2015 | Entertainment

Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, The Weeknd's video for "Earned It" -- off the soundtrack for Taylor-Johnson's "Fifty Shades of Grey" -- is here. This ...

This Song Is The New Soundtrack To Your Hangover

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment

Each week, the HuffPost Entertainment team will compile and share some of our favorite tracks discovered across the web, whether they are brand new tu...

LISTEN: 15 Songs To Ignite A Fire On The Sand

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment

As the warm summer months steadily approach, it's time to partake in some festive outdoor activities in an effort to soak up the sun’s radiant rays....

The Weeknd Records For 'Hunger Games'

Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

The latest offering from the star-studded soundtrack to the upcoming "Hunger Games" movie, "Catching Fire," is a song from The Weeknd. Called "Devil M...

Chances Are You'll Like Someone On This 'Catching Fire' Soundtrack

Posted 09.26.2013 | Entertainment

If you like the kind of chill music that plays in the lobby of Kimpton hotels, the "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" soundtrack is your new jam. Lionsgate...

Review: The Weeknd Flows Nicely On 'Kiss Land'

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 09.15.2013 | Black Voices

-- The Weeknd, "Kiss Land" (Republic Records) The Weeknd, who became a critical darling after releasing a trilogy of mix tapes in 2011 thanks to his...

The 37 Albums You Need To Hear This Fall

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

With the likes of Kanye West and Jay Z surprising fans with massive albums released shortly after they were announced, and everyone from The Backstree...

Power 106's Cali Christmas 2012

Wendy Carrillo | Posted 02.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Wendy Carrillo

A sold out Gibson Amphitheater played host to the hottest end-of-year hip hop concerts in the country last Friday.

2012: The Year in R & B Music

Zachary Stockill | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Zachary Stockill

While clearly drawing on the previous efforts of the genre's most famous sons (Marvin Gaye, Prince, etc.), a host of young artists have begun to open R & B up to a wide range of influences from rock, electronica and beyond.

23 Entertainment Moments Our Editors Are Grateful For

Posted 11.22.2012 | Entertainment

Thanksgiving is a time to set aside cynicism in favor of some reflection and gratitude. At HuffPost Entertainment, it's also a time to put on some ros...

WATCH: Drake Joins Rising Star In Dark Video

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.08.2012 | Entertainment

The Weeknd spins brooding yarns of an almost-lethal type of love, spending much of his three EPs toiling in the dark side of desire. Drake, of course,...

The Weeknd At Merriweather Post Pavilion: HuffPost DC Top 5 For September 19

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.19.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 1. The Weeknd At Merriweather Post Pavilion In March 2011, The Weeknd released his first mix-tape, "House of Ba...

Concert Whereabouts (Apr. 23 - Apr 29)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 06.23.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

They come from all around the globe to play in D.C. this week. There are those who are returning to a place they once called home, newcomers selling out this city's best club, and smaller shows. If you have a ticket, you can hear it all.

D'Angelo's Comeback, The Weeknd, Frank Ocean...

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

Remember the music video for "Untitled?" I do. It's borderline soft-core porn with nothing in the shot except D'Angelo, an upper torso and almost inap...

The 25 Best Underplayed Songs Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

Despite what the radio might have you believe, Adele was not the only artist with a song out this year. As much as we've enjoyed hearing "Rolling in t...

An Eerily Good Rendition Of Michael Jackson's 'Dirty Diana'

Posted 02.21.2012 | Home

The Weeknd has sneaked in his last mixtape before the close of 2011, completing his trilogy series that began with House of Balloons in March, followe...

The Weeknd Is Back With Another Mixtape

Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

21-year-old Abel Tesfaye is back with another mixtape, five months after he first stunned the blogosphere with his sultry (read: obscene) R&B croons....