The Weeknd Kills His Old Self In Chilling New ‘Starboy’ Music Video -- Watch!

by Latifah Muhammad 8:42 PM PDT, September 28, 2016
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Out with the old, in with the new.

The Weeknd literally kills his old self in the chilling new music video for "Starboy," featuring electronic music duo, Daft Punk.

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In the haunting visual, which was released on Wednesday, the 26-year-old Toronto native plays a burglar essentially shedding a version of his past.

The video opens with The Weeknd breaking into a hillside mansion, and suffocating and strangling the 2015 version of himself with a plastic bag. After a short struggle, the Weeknd's old self dies, leaving his current incarnation (complete with a new haircut) time to destroy the mansion while carrying a with a glow-in-the dark pink cross as his weapon.

In the end, The Weeknd steals a McLaren P1 from the mansion and speeds off into the night with black panther riding shotgun.

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"Starboy" serves as the title track from The Weeknd's upcoming third studio album. The project hits stores in November.

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