Say what you want about R&B singer/noted Asian fetishist the Weeknd, but dude is consistent. He likes Japanese women. He likes Asian pornography. He likes cutesy Hello Kitty-type iconography. The crooner employs all his Far East-inspired Orientalist weapons in the latest promo vid for his upcoming debut album Kiss Land.
"The Weeknd makes many music for you! The Weeknd music make many happy times!," says a long-haired girl in a fetish high school cheerleader outfit between quick shots of two girls gone wild. "We can have happy times together! Many happy times on September 10!"
The vid also gives out a phone number for a "personal" message from the singer thanking his fans and revealing details of his next video for Kiss Land track "Pretty." "I wanted to think of a cool way to talk to you for a bit and make it as personal as possible," the singer says on the recorded message. "From being homeless to traveling the world in such a short time, it’s made me realize that I’ll never stop going and I do it all for you."
The singer also promised to show fans clips of the "Pretty" video after they call the number "whenever you get the signal," which presumably is any time you see two girls hooking up in a club. To sweeten the deal, the Weeknd announced that he'll also randomly pick a number to call back and say hello.
It's a smart move and one that will endear him to his many fans. Still, it's hard not to think of the vid below. Here are some words that rhyme with Weeknd: Sneakin', Peking, deacon...