The Weeknd Dedicates New Album ‘After Hours’ to Fan Who Died

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The Weeknd is dedicating his new album to one of his biggest fans.

Lance, who ran the popular “XO Podcast” and Twitter page @TheXOPodcast2, passed away just days before the release of The Weeknd’s new album After Hours. Lance had been a major supporter of The Weeknd’s and had even communicated with the singer on social media throughout the years.

The Weeknd was shocked to learn of his passing, penning a touching tribute to him on Thursday. “RIP LANCE aka XOPODCAST. you were one of the true original backbones of my XO fan base,” tweeted Abel. “Can’t believe i’m finding out about this today. I’m dedicating After Hours to you, my friend.”