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The Weeknd Remade Pop Music. Will The Idol Remake The Weeknd?
As The Weeknd, many of Abel Tesfaye’s songs have centered on sex, drugs, control, and their fraught intersections. (“My music was very cult-y in the beginning,” he admits.) Now, after becoming one of pop music’s biggest stars, he’s ready to take on Hollywood—by way of HBO’s most coveted time slot.
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