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Sex, Drugs and R&B: Inside The Weeknd’s Dark Twisted Fantasy

Posted on October 22, 2015

It seems it was just yesterday we were obsessing over “The Morning.” Today, The Weeknd covers Rolling Stone’s November 2015 issue, and we aren’t the only ones thrilled:


i’m still shaking… proudest moment of my career.

A photo posted by The Weeknd (@abelxo) on Oct 21, 2015 at 9:40am PDT


The Weekend reveals his complete story from A to Z. When we say A, we mean from the Toronto days, his early journey with Drake and the rest of the OVO squad, particularly Oliver El-Khatib who was “the one vouching for [him].” “Spend just five minutes with [The Weeknd], though, and he reveals himself: sweet, soft-spoken, surprisingly earnest. When I tell him he’s not what I expected, he nods. ‘When people meet me, they say that I’m really kind — contrary to a lot of my music.'” — we like to thing this is due to his Canadian upbringing (OKAY we are a little bias). Read the full interview here. Watch  Rolling Stone’s exclusive mini-documentary behind The Weeknd’s Saturday Night Live performance earlier in October 2015: