The Weeknd simply handed Michael Jackson as having the primary best-selling tour by a Black musician this week, together with his “After Hours Til Dawn” Tour grossing over $350 million in ticket gross sales alone. He paid his respects to the late King of Pop when he eclipsed this monumental milestone. However, there was one other rapper ready within the wings to stake his declare that the Toronto R&B artist was at all times going to dethrone the Eighties musical legend.
Meek Mill posted on Twitter, saying that “I always thought [The Weeknd] was [going to be] bigger than [Michael] Jackson.” He congratulates Abel Tesfaye, a.okay.a. The Weeknd, for his achievement, with the obvious knowledge to know this was within the playing cards anyhow. He proclaims within the Tweet that he used to hang around within the hood and dish out sizzling takes, like how Tesfaye appeared like Michael Jackson on the market performing. Seeing as The Weeknd was nothing however gracious and grateful for Michael, we wouldn’t say that he’d essentially suppose the identical manner.
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Meek Mill’s Bold Claim About The Weeknd
Of course, this declare would’ve been bolder if Meek Mill had talked about it earlier than The Weeknd blew the earlier tour file out of the water. Still, it’s at all times good to see modern hip-hop artists dapping one another up, and Meek giving The Weeknd his deserved flowers is an excellent sight. The two have collaborated just a few instances earlier than, together with the Meek Mill music “Pullin Up” from his 2015 album, Dreams Worth More Than Money.
Meek has been providing his opinions left and proper just lately. He mentioned The Weeknd one other time when the AI-generated music “Heart on My Sleeve” made the rounds. Artificial intelligence used The Weeknd and Drake’s voice likenesses to create a completely unique music. Meek Mill cherished the music, listening to it on repeat and asking the duo to make some new music collectively. While he caught flak for reinforcing the AI-generated monitor, he nonetheless has some extent: The hip-hop world may use some new Drake-Weeknd collaborations.
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