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How The Weeknd Channels Michael Jackson

Is The Canadian Singer The New King Of Pop?

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Since the beginning of his career, The Weeknd has always made small homages to Michael Jackson, like covering “Dirty Diana” on his early mixtape “Echoes Of Silence.” And it’s not just the voice similarities that the Weeknd channels. It’s also the cinematic music videos he releases and how the once secluded Canadian…




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Andy Mackk

Andy Mackk

I write about pop culture and a few other things. Working on a poetry collection and fiction novel.

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