Canadian R&B singer/songwriter The Weeknd reveals the true hero behind the song and video clip of Starboy, which was released in 2016 and won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video.
The 30-year-old singer took to Instagram to celebrate the birthday of La Mar Taylor, who is the creative director of The Weeknd and the related XO brand. Taylor created the cover of The Weeknd’s first mixtape House of Balloons, in 2011.
The Weeknd posted a wonderful birthday message for Taylor while posting the most glamorous photos of him celebrating his 30th birthday on his official Instagram account.
While talking about the things they have accomplished together in the message, he said that Taylor is the true hero and star of the song, Starboy.
Here’s what The Weeknd stated:
“Since the first day of high school, you were always my inspiration. You opened my eyes to new worlds, and we’ve been creating our own ever since.
The real Starboy behind the Starboy, we made it to 30. Happy birthday La Mar Taylor.”
La Mar Taylor also commented and thanked him for this beautiful birthday message:
“Love you broski.”
See the Instagram post below.