The Weeknd
Kiss Land


4.5
superb

Review

by zach USER (28 Reviews)
September 10th, 2013 | 25 replies


Release Date: 2013 | Tracklist

Review Summary: One perfect night's not enough

My bathroom is disgusting. I’m the only person that uses it. It’s literally a step from my door. Sometimes I just let pee sit there cause I mean “if it’s yellow let it mellow”. I should probably wonder more about how the smell of urine encapsulates a room. It doesn’t just fill it, it becomes it. It soaks into the toilet and breathes out. It soaks into the frame of being of its surroundings. And with that ethereal air of piss-soaked aroma I come closer and closer. I am become urine.

Yeah that’s great dude, what does that have to do with the Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye is the most reviled dude in all of Hip-Hop/R&B. Well you can’t go and say that in this day and age. I mean he’s not Chris Brown. He never peed on a girl on camera. He unapologetically steals people’s beats. He’s got a dope ass hair cut. His songs are bombastic and stomp the line of what’s considered tasteful and what’s considered extravagant.

That said, I want to get extravagant as hell. I ate a smoked salmon sandwich today that was hyphy as hell. I’m going to get some Lox tomorrow morning cause I got that money just like Abel. Just about every song is about a prostitute and how she doesn’t understand cash like he does, and then HE BLOWS ALL THAT CASH ON HER. He understands the value of a dollar. And dude gets on some real Pavement *** on “Belong to the World” where he croons “I’m not a fool/I just love that you’re dead inside/I’m not a fool/I’m just lifeless too”. I’m about that life.

The lyrics may be prototypical as hell but when you got a guy crooning like that who cares. The instrumentals are ripping hard and doing work. The grit from the mixtapes may not quite be there but when I see an evolution like this I can’t help but pay attention. The Weeknd is about to be involved in some kind of ***ed up *** (hopefully not Aaron Hernandez ***ed up) and he’s gonna #rekt it



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Comments:Add a Comment 
slep
September 10th 2013


1604 Comments


posting in an iarecientists review

first paragraph has so many truths about bathroom etiquette

oltnabrick
September 10th 2013


34558 Comments


italics

iarescientists
September 10th 2013


5865 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Hey slep what's up ;)

slep
September 10th 2013


1604 Comments


nothin much, holdin it down, reading reviews and bullshit here. you?

tommygun
September 10th 2013


26247 Comments


um this dude's haircut is shite but pos cos laughs

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
September 10th 2013


32190 Comments


This review

oltnabrick
September 10th 2013


34558 Comments


Abel Tesfaye is the most reviled dude in all of Hip-Hop/R&B. Well you can’t go and say that in this day and age.
LOL BUT WHEN

RivalSkoomaDealer
September 10th 2013


1588 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

pos cause beast review.

Digging: Swans - The Glowing Man

guitarded_chuck
September 10th 2013


8024 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

CLEAND MY BATHROOM LAST NIGHT WAG

guitarded_chuck
September 10th 2013


8024 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

WUT U DOOIN IN DA BATRUM

oltnabrick
September 10th 2013


34558 Comments


vibes

Guzzo10
September 11th 2013


1210 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

9 of 11 thought this review was well written



Today is September 11th







Fucking Illuminati

oltnabrick
September 11th 2013


34558 Comments


O_O wow

anarchistfish
September 11th 2013


24745 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

yah today is the 11/9 wd

Digging: Avelino - F.Y.O

plane
Emeritus
September 11th 2013


6286 Comments


you did many things that i liked

oltnabrick
September 11th 2013


34558 Comments


U belong to the world

EyesWideShut
September 12th 2013


3884 Comments


gonna give this another listen cuz of Iarescientists.

sniper
September 12th 2013


19075 Comments


hey zach you're the best reviewer never stop

oltnabrick
September 12th 2013


34558 Comments


Ok


Electric City
Emeritus
September 15th 2013


15759 Comments


it's just a



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