The Weeknd stays one of the standard artists on the planet however he’s going to seize the limelight on the TV aspect as effectively together with his new present The Idol very quickly.
In anticipation of the HBO sequence which debuts Sunday, June 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, the singer-actor has executed a brand new interview with Self-importance Truthful the place he discusses the present, the controversies round it, the subsequent chapter in his profession and extra.
Apparently, when discussing concerning the leap in his profession from right here on, Abel acknowledges some apprehension and says it’s “nerve-racking.” This intrigues us as lately in an interview with W journal, he stated: “the album I’m engaged on now might be my final hurrah as The Weeknd. That is one thing that I’ve to do. As The Weeknd, I’ve stated all the things I can say.”
The famous person singer additionally added that his “music was very cult-y to start with” and “after which it ended up bleeding into the mainstream, which then grew to become the sound of mainstream.”
“There’s numerous musicians that aren’t as well-known that may fucking outdance and outsing me for positive. However they will’t do what I do as The Weeknd,” he stated. “I don’t blame individuals, as a result of if I used to be them, I’d be betting on Beyoncé too. I’m not gonna wager on me.”
Abel mentioned a few of his influences rising up as effectively: “It’s a brand new era of angsty teenagers discovering all of the darkish music like once I was 14,” he stated. “Kurt Cobain, Wu-Tang, and all these songs that as a child I most likely shouldn’t be listening to, and 50 Cent. This f**king darkish and superb escape.”
The artist doesn’t consider in explaining his songs past a degree. “It’s grownup music,” he stated. “It’s not for the faint of coronary heart. It’s R-rated music. I’m not liable for how somebody feels about my music. There have been issues in that description that don’t have anything to do with my persona in any respect. I don’t do something,” he stated. “I’m at house with my canine and my shut pals and my household. I get myself out of hassle as a lot as I can. I strive to not keep on the celebration too lengthy, I’m not that man.”