With Beauty Behind the Madness arriving this Friday, The Weeknd has been all over the place. From dropping quality videos to announcing an upcoming tour with BANKS and Travi$ Scott, the Canadian crooner is on a roll and is showing no signs of slowing down. We were provided with an official preview of his upcoming album earlier this week, and now, Abel’s face is gracing the cover of Billboard.
In this week’s Billboard cover story, part of the Fall Music Preview 2015 (out Thursday, Aug. 26), writer Carl Wilson got a rare first-hand glimpse into the world of Canada-born Tesfaye. Spending time with him at a video shoot in Brooklyn, Wilson uncovered revelations about the enigmatic singer’s persona.