Listen To The Weeknd’s Trippy Remix Of Beyonce’s ‘Drunk In Love’

Listen To The Weeknd’s Trippy Remix Of Beyonce’s ‘Drunk In Love’
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The Weeknd is back with some seriously good mix tape vibes. Amidst an upwelling of covers of Beyonce’s banger “Drunk In Love,” this Canadian-born recording artist hit it out of the park.

Under the moniker The Weeknd, Abel Tesfaye rose to fame back in 2011 for his particular brand of crooning and seductive alternative R&B. His heavy-hitting debut mix tape, House Of Balloons, impressed fans from the start, in part due to Tesfaye’s relative inexperience and age.

According to Tesfaye’s twitter account, he undertook this particular remix to celebrate his 24th birthday. With all-original lyrics stacked on an altered beat, Tesfaye comes through with the kind of evident self-awareness that won him fans from the start.

Compare this track with Kanye’s remix earlier today, and one makes a lot more sense than the other. I think it’s safe to say Hov would approve of The Weeknd’s efforts.

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Liz Rowley

Writer/editor by day, music journalist by night, Liz is her best self when she is reporting. She earned degrees in Politics and French from Bates College in Maine, but more importantly discovered a niche for herself at the campus radio station. A tireless new music hound, she enjoys timeless novels, distant lands, all plant life, photography and running. Technically from Chicago but raised abroad by a pair of foreign correspondents, wanderlust and writing intersect at her core.

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