The latter proved to be the second lead single from the soundtrack.The remix was well-received, and came days prior to the announcement of Tesfaye's first headlining tour, entitled the King of the Fall tour.I don't even know where he lived — I'd see him for, like, a night. He just wasn't there." Tesfaye's self-describes his teenage years as the film "KIDS without the AIDS".Tesfaye states he began smoking marijuana at age 11, and later moved on to harder drugs.Beauty Behind the Madness was released on 28 August 2015, and debuted atop the Billboard 200, earning 412,000 album equivalent units in its first week.On 8 September, Tesfaye became the first male artist to have simultaneously held the top three spots on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart, with the three singles that pre-ceeded the release of his album. It marked the second collaboration between the pair, with West providing production and writing on "Tell Your Friends" from Beauty Behind the Madness.
He appeared on the Virgil Abloh-directed music video for Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Llif3" alongside XO signee Nav.
Tesfaye appeared on "6 Inch", the fifth song on Beyoncé's Lemonade.
He was announced by Spotify as being among the top five most streamed artists in their first year partnering with Sony to provide the streaming service on the Play Station 4.
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In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to You Tube under the name "The Weeknd".