The Weeknd’s special appearance in American father! was previewed in a new trailer. ‘After Hours’ artist AKA Abel Tesfaye has co-wrote the upcoming episode ‘A Starboy Is Born’, which airs in the US on TBS on Monday, May 4.
New American father! episode – which, according to a synopsis, will see “Stan kidnapping The Weeknd to teach Roger a lesson” – has now premiered with a short trailer that offers a glimpse of Tesfaye’s cartoonish appearance in the series as well as Roger playing a version of ‘Starboy’ dressed as The Weeknd. You can check it out below.
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– The weekend (@theweeknd) April 28, 2020
The episode will also include the premiere of a brand new track from Weeknd, according to reports. Tesfaye himself prepared for the airing of “A Starboy Is Born” by sharing stills and illustrations from the episode. on social networks.
In other Weeknd news, the artist recently supported the campaign to get war veteran Captain Tom Moore’s cover of “You’ll Never Walk Alone” – which features the voices of Michael Ball and the NHS Voices Of Care Choir – to revamp his song “Blinding Lights” to the top of the UK singles charts.
Writing on Twitter, The Weeknd said: “Everyone in UK please support @ captaintommoore / @ mrmichaelball single so that this incredible 99 year old war veteran, marching for the British National HealthService and now raised $ 35 million could have a number 1 for its 100th birthday in the UK! We do the routing for you. XO! ”
Tesfaye’s efforts paid off as “You’ll Never Walk Alone” topped the UK charts on April 24, making Captain Tom Moore the oldest artist to reach the top of the UK singles charts.
His sponsored walk to raise NHS funds during the coronavirus crisis, for which he has set a goal of £ 1,000, has so far achieved £ 28.6million. Now his single Decca makes Moore the longest-serving artist of all time to top the UK singles chart.