Abel Makkonen Tesfaye
February 16, 1990
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, known by his stage name, The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and producer. He is close friends with Lana Del Rey, and has collaborated with her on various songs.
Work with Lana Del Rey Edit
"Prisoner" is a song by The Weeknd featuring Lana Del Rey, it is the thirteenth track from his second studio album Beauty Behind the Madness, which was officially released worldwide on August 28, 2015. On December 9, 2015, Del Rey and The Weeknd performed "Prisoner" together for the first time together in Inglewood, California.
Party Monster Edit
"Party Monster" is song by The Weeknd, it is the second track from his third studio album Starboy. It was co-written by Lana Del Rey and features background vocals from her. The song was officially released worldwide on November 17, 2016.
Stargirl Interlude Edit
"Stargirl Interlude" is a song by The Weeknd featuring Lana Del Rey, it is the eighth track from his third studio album Starboy, which was officially released worldwide on November 25, 2016. The song peaked at No. 61 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
Lust for Life Edit
"Lust for Life" is a song by Lana Del Rey featuring The Weeknd released as a single from Lust for Life. The song was registered on ASCAP during March, 2017, with The Weeknd credited as a co-writer. It was officially released as a single worldwide on April 19, 2017, and on May 22 the official music video was released.