Abel Tesfaye: The Legend of “The Weeknd”

Updated: May 27, 2021

The mysticity in which The Weeknd operates shrouds his undying stardom in pop culture. The melancholic persona that he portrays (pictured above) adds to the allure and mystery of one of the biggest stars in the last 10 years. By demystifying this character, we can see just how prominent his rise to stardom has been. From here, we dive into the life of the self-dubbed “King of the Fall”.

Sex, Drugs, and…Love?

The penultimate struggle of the millennial — trying to find love in an inebriated and untrustworthy world — is a central theme in all of Abel’s music. You could close your eyes and pick a song and sure enough it will fall under eit