The Weeknd ‘Inspired’ by the Pandemic and Black Lives Matter Movement for New Album

For many, the pandemic has been a difficult time.

The Weeknd said both the pandemic and Black Lives Matter have served as inspiration for his next album.

He said the pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement and the tensions of the election have mostly created a sense of gratitude for what I have and closeness with the people near me.

Have the last nine months inspired you or motivated you in any particular way?