"Rolling Stone"

"I'm-a keep on smoking till I can't hit another note," sings R&B buzz magnet Abel Tesfaye on this narcotic jam (whose title refers to the Earth, not this mag). Rather than slow him down, weed seems to give him vocal superpowers, as he sends his icy croon into the stratosphere over acoustic guitar.

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From The Archives Issue 1133: June 23, 2011