The Weeknd, Belly Cancel ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ Set Because of Trump Appearance on Show Angela Wilson May 26, 2016 Hip Hop Entertainment | Hip Hop TV, Film and Video Games, TV The Weeknd and rapper Belly have nixed their scheduled performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live because Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump would be appearing on the same episode. “I just didn’t want to feel like I was a part of a celebration for somebody who has beliefs that [the] majority of us don’t agree with,” said Belly, who co-wrote several of Abel Tesfaye’s a.k.a. The Weeknd’s songs, including “Earned It” and “The Hills,” in a statement provided to AP. “I feel like the way I was raised was to be able to see through all the titles in this world, from religion to race.” According to the Associated Press, the two were scheduled to record their set in Los Angeles yesterday [Wednesday, May 25] but decided to withdraw last minute. See Also: The Weeknd Hints at His Next Album Release As of yet, Trump has not responded to requests for comments from the AP and the show’s representatives had no comment on the cancelled performance. Belly is set to release his mixtape, Another Day in Paradise, this Friday.