- The Weeknd has become of the biggest artists in the world since releasing his debut studio album in 2012
- TikTok has announced that it will launch its first-ever in-app cross-reality music experience featuring the Canadian-born artist
- South African TikTok users will have the opportunity to watch the interactive show called The Weeknd Experience this coming Saturday
South Africans, along with the rest of the world, will be able to watch the much-anticipated first-ever interactive TikTok music experience featuring The Weeknd.
TikTok will be launching its first-ever in-app cross-reality music experience featuring the award-winning artist this coming Saturday, 8 August.
According to a statement, The Weeknd Experience will be the very first virtual experience of one of the biggest albums of 2020, After Hours. During this virtual show, users will be captivated by the Canadian-born singer's "awesome madness of his world, as seen through his own eyes".
South African TikTok users will also have the opportunity to tune into this interactive experience. The live broadcast is at 2am via @TikTok on Saturday, 8 August. The rebroadcast of the show will take place at 6pm later that evening via @TikTokSouthAfrica.
The Weeknd is famous for his chart-topping songs such as Heartless, In Your Eyes and Alone Again. The star has won countless awards including Grammy Awards for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best R&B Performance.
In other music news related to Canadian artists, Briefly.co.za reported that Drake has linked up with DJ Khaled on the DJ's new tracks titled Popstar and Greece. Khaled dropped the two lit singles recently.
These new joints are the first songs from the hip-hop DJ's 12th studio album due out later this year. The title of the new album is Khaled Khaled. The star also reminded his followers that his much-anticipated album was on the way.
Drake and Khaled have collaborated on a number of joints before. The hip-hop stars worked on the hit track titled I'm On One back in 2011. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2011.
Khaled took to Instagram to thank Drake for blessing his songs with the vocals and rap verses. He wrote:
"The 2 keys. The 2 anthems. Out now everywhere! Thank you Drake! Love forever!"
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