Jason Quenneville, better known by his producer name DaHeala, was responsible for nine of the twelve tracks found on The Weeknd's Kissland album. After further work as the producer/co-songwriter for The Weeknd’s contribution to the The Hunger Games – Catching Fire OST on “Devil May Cry", Daheala was selected as the primary producer on rap superstar Rick Ross’ track “In Vein”off the #1 Billboard 200 album Mastermind.
He has continued to operate as The Weeknd's in-house producer. DaHeala has credits on The Weeknd's two most recent smash hits; the certified platinum single, “Often” as well as “Earned It”, the worldwide certified 4 times platinum hit single from the Fifty Shades of Grey Official Movie Soundtrack and Future's track featuring The Weeknd "Low Life."
DaHeala's close collaboration with The Weeknd lead to executive producing the critically acclaimed "Beauty Behind the Madness" album. BBTM debuted at #1, remaining there for 3 consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 chart and held the #1 album position in 70 countries. The milestone release resulted in back to back #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Various artists, including Ed Sheeran, featured on "Beauty Behind The Madness."
DaHeala also wrote on five songs off The Weeknd's most recent No.1 album Starboy, including the title track "Starboy," "Six Feet Under," "A Lonely Night," "Nothing Without You," and "Reminder." He also co-produced "Not Afraid Anymore" by Halsey that's featured on the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack.