The Meaning of The Weeknd’s “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel My Face”

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The Weeknd’s videos “The Hills”, “Can’t Feel My Face” and “Tell Your Friends” form a trilogy that tells a disturbing story. Through symbolism, the videos describe a dark and occult path to fame.

The Weeknd is a Canadian R&B singer who has enjoyed a steady rise in popularity in the past few years. However, in 2015, his career truly took off with a hit album, a number one single, music awards appearances and even tabloid action (with his 18-year-old girlfriend Bella Haddid). As if narrating his meteoric rise to fame, the videos released for his album “Beauty Behind the Madness”, depict The Weeknd’s rise to fame in a rather dark fashion: It is indeed represented as the result of a deal with the devil himself.

Although the videos The Hills, Can’t Feel My Face and Tell Your Friends are quite simple and not exactly “action-packed”, the action that actually takes place is highly significant. The videos are also connected through the recurrent appearance of a shady character with supernatural powers who appears to be following The Weeknd around and who happens to share attributes with the biblical “devil”. Do the videos tell the story of a man selling his soul to the devil for success in the music industry? Let’s look at the meaning of The Weeknd’s videos.

The Hills

The Hills is the first video released in the trilogy. It begins with a shot of a car that is upside down. A wounded The Weeknd emerges from it.

The trilogy begins with a black car that is upside down. This image becomes meaningful later on in the trilogy.
The trilogy begins with a black car that is upside down. This image will become meaningful later in the trilogy.

Two girls then get out of the car and start pushing The Weeknd around, as if they are blaming him for what happened. However, the singer seems unfazed. He keeps steadily walking towards a house as if he is magnetically, or magically, attracted to it. The car behind him then explodes.

The Weeknd sings as the car explodes. Never look back when something explodes : Its the coolest thing you could do.
The Weeknd sings as the car explodes. If you’re cool, you never look back when something explodes. The Weeknd is cool.

The Weeknd then enters a creepy house and starts looking around.

Before climbing up the stairs, The Weeknd goes through a room that is very white, which symbolically represents purity and innocence before initiation.
The Weeknd goes through a room that is very white. It symbolically represents the purity and innocence before initiation.

The Weeknd then climbs some stairs – very slowly – as if emphasizing the “ascending” nature of initiation. He then enters a room that is very, very red (the symbolic color of initiation and sacrifice).

Inside the red room is a shady character holding an apple and the two girls from the car.
Inside the red room is a shady character holding an apple and the two girls from the car.

The strange looking person is holding an apple. This most likely refers to the proverbial snake in the Book of Genesis who pushes Adam and Eve to bite the forbidden apple. While the snake is usually associated with the devil who convinced humans to disobey God, the occult elite considers the snake to be Lucifer, the light-bearer, who gave humans the gift of knowledge.

The two girls laying on the bed are the same two girls who were in the car with The Weeknd. How did they arrive there so fast … and when did they have time to change? The viewers are meant to understand that there is something supernatural going on here and that perhaps these girls were sent by the shady character to cause the accident and lead The Weeknd to that room.

Then the video ends. At this point, one might understandably wonder what this video has to do with the song, which is about The Weeknd telling a girl from “the hills” (who is cheating on her husband with The Weeknd) that he doesn’t really care about her, among other things.

As it is the case with most videos with a ritualistic undertone, the true story of the video is in the details. First, the title of the song, “The Hills”, is often a reference to upper-scale neighborhoods, the most famous one being the Hollywood Hills. In one line of the song, The Weeknd refers to rolling into a “gated residential” to meet the girl. The song and video both convey a sense of moral corruption in “high society” (as he’s singing to a girl that is committing adultery).

When The Weeknd enters the house, we hear him singing:

The Hills have eyes, the hills have eyes

This can refer to people in closed communities knowing about each others’ lives and gossiping their afternoons away. However, in the context of the video, it can also refer to the elite monitoring their people, especially newcomers, such as The Weeknd.

The video bears a resemblance to the beginning of the movie Mulholland Drive, which also begins with a car accident in Los Angeles, and a wounded and confused actress walking towards civilization (the entire movie is one big, enigmatic look at the dark side of Hollywood).

In short, the video is about The Weeknd reaching “the hills” or, in more accurately, the occult elite. And, if you are not part of the privileged bloodline, you need to take an oath and bite the proverbial apple. Conveniently, the next video of the series describes what happens when you are initiated.

Can’t Feel My Face

Can’t Feel My Face is probably the hit single that led The Weeknd to worldwide fame. Interestingly enough, the video is exactly about him becoming a big music star … with the help of the devil.

The video begins with The Weeknd singing his little song in a club, doing his little dance moves.
The video begins with The Weeknd singing his little song in a little club, doing his little dance moves.

The reaction from people in the club ranges from intense indifference to annoyed boredom.

This woman is like "OMG make that crappy music stop PLZ"
This woman is like “OMG make him stop PLZ, my head hurts.”

Then, the devil  (the same shady looking character we saw in the first video) comes to see The Weeknd perform. He sees that people are not enjoying The Weeknd’s music, but he has the power to make all of that change.

As easily as he can light up a cigarette, the devil can light up The Weeknd's career.
As easily as he can light up a cigarette, the devil can light up The Weeknd’s career.

The devil then throws his lighter at The Weeknd, who literally catches fire.

The Weeknd catches fire and immediately starts busting cool dance moves.
The Weeknd catches fire and immediately starts busting even cooler dance moves than he was doing before.
Immediately after, everybody in the club gets up on their feet and start dancing.
Immediately after, everybody in the club gets up to their feet and start dancing.

This surreal series of events describes rather aptly how the entertainment industry works. At first, you work hard, but you get no recognition. Then, if you’re chosen by the elite, they set you on fire, meaning that they get you working with the right people and put you in the spotlight. Immediately after, the masses follow suit and start dancing to the hit that is playing on the radio. Notice that, in the video when people got on their feet, the song didn’t change. It is the same song they were hating seconds ago. Why do they love it now? Because, by catching on fire, The Weeknd became an elite-sanctioned star and a celebrity – and that is what truly turns people on (well, the people who are subject to mass culture, anyway).

While the song appears to be about a foul relationship, it doesn’t take much of an in-depth analysis to understand that it is mainly about a drug, probably cocaine, which is known to numb one’s face.

And I know she’ll be the death of me, at least we’ll both be numb
And she’ll always get the best of me, the worst is yet to come
But at least we’ll both be beautiful and stay forever young
This I know, yeah, this I know

However, in the context of the video, the foul relationship described by The Weeknd might be about the music industry.

The single cover of Can't Feel my Face features The Weeknd's face cut in several fragments. Industry slaves get their persona split through MK programming. Maybe that is why he cannot feel his face.
The single cover of Can’t Feel my Face features The Weeknd’s face cut in several fragments. Industry slaves get their persona split through MK programming. Maybe that is why he cannot feel his face.

Being on fire might be good for The Weeknd’s career, but there is one attribute we need to remember about fire: It consumes what it burns. By representing The Weeknd’s career blowing up as him catching fire, the video also represents the ephemeral and destructive nature of fame. In short, it is a sacrifice.

The subject of the video becomes even more significant when we take into account the clear Michael Jackson influence of the song. Indeed, the vocals of Can’t Feel My Face (and even The Weeknd’s dance moves) are a blatant “homage” to Michael Jackson who is, not-so-coincidentally, the ultimate example of a pop star being fatally burned by the industry. Is the video showing The Weeknd following his footsteps?

At the end of the video, we see The Weeknd walking off stage and outside of the club ... and he is still on fire. Unfortunately, the fire ignited by the devil does not only burn on stage, it burns all the time and forever.
At the end of the video, we see The Weeknd walking off stage and outside of the club … and he is still on fire. Unfortunately, the fire ignited by the devil does not only burn on stage, it burns all the time. In other words, being in the industry takes up your entire life.

The video ends with The Weeknd still on fire and looking somewhat concerned about what is happening.

Tell Your Friends

The third video of the series begins with the same element with which the second one ended: Fire.

Tell Your Friends begins with a shot of a burning bush.
Tell Your Friends begins with a shot of a burning bush.

Not unlike the devil holding an apple in the first video, the viewers are treated again with biblical imagery. In Exodus 3, Moses encounters a bush that is on fire but that is not consumed by the flames. By approaching the burning bush, Moses ends up in a discussion with God.

In the video, however, The Weeknd passes by the bush but does not engage in any kind of conversation. Is he symbolically turning his back on god? Has he become a god himself?

We then see The Weeknd burying himself in the ground.

The Weeknd burrying The Weeknd in the ground.
The Weeknd buries his old self in the ground. He is a new person.

A rather creepy detail of that scene: The version of The Weeknd that is wrapped in plastic and being buried is the one that is singing the song. We see his lips moving through the plastic.

Once he's done shovelling, The Weeknd litterally dances on his on grave.
Once he’s done shoveling, The Weeknd dances on his own grave.

The singer then encounters a familiar figure.

The devil walks towards him but seem somewhat irritated.
The shady character/devil walks towards him and appears somewhat irritated.

The Weeknd does not feel like having a discussion with the devil either.

The Weeknd takes out a gun and shoots the devil.
The Weeknd takes out a gun and shoots the devil two times. Notice the hills behind him.

He then walks away towards a brand new car that is waiting for him.

The Weeknd enters a black car and rolls towards ... the hills?
The Weeknd gets in a black car and rolls away … towards the hills.

So … What’s the Story?

If we follow the chronological order in which these three videos were released, we understand that The Weeknd encountered the devil who offered him a deal he didn’t refuse (represented by the apple). The devil then lit up the singer’s career and made him a big star, with legions of fans (represented by the people at the club). However, in the third video, The Weeknd appears to have realized that the deal with the devil was a bad one. He, therefore, buried alive the part of him that sang hit songs (the corpse was singing while being buried). He then killed the devil and drove away in a brand new car. The Weeknd is therefore free, alive and happy. Right? Maybe not. After all, The Weeknd is deep in the music business and all of its trappings.

A few visual clues might indicate that the order these videos were released might not be the order in which they should be viewed. Indeed, Tell Your Friends ends with The Weeknd driving away in a black car (towards the hills) and The Hills begins with a black car (although it is not the exact same car) upside down. Therefore, if we follow these visual clues, the order in which the videos should be viewed is as follows: Can’t Feel My Face (which ends with fire), Tell Your Friends (which begins with fire and ends with a black car) and “The Hills” (which begins with a black car).

By following this order, the story of the videos become much darker.

The story begins with a struggling The Weeknd trying to get people to notice him at gigs. The devil then lights him on fire and kick-starts his career. The Weeknd then realizes that the deal is awful so he buries this new singing creation and shoots the devil. However, the devil is not human and therefore cannot be killed. Furthermore, he is rather vengeful. Although The Weeknd believes he is alive and free, he finds himself in a car accident that nearly kills him. As he walks into the red room, he realizes that he cannot escape the devil. The devil holds an apple reminding him that the deal is non-voidable. The two ladies that were with The Weeknd were actually the devil’s minions and the near-fatal accident was actually a warning: Any further transgressions will result in death.

Although the devil brought him fame and success, The Weeknd is stuck in a loop where any attempts to break free lead him right back to the devil and his apple.

In Conclusion

The Weeknd’s video trilogy uses simple yet powerful symbolism to tell a story the singer probably identifies with. It is the classic and timeless Faustian tale where fame and success come at a great price, an eternal and spiritual price. When viewed in the order they were released, the videos appear to be showing The Weeknd emerging victorious from his encounter with the devil. However, if we look at what is currently happening in The Weeknd’s career, he is just entering the great circus that is the entertainment industry.

Re-arranging the videos according to the visual clues placed at the beginning and the end of the videos shows The Weeknd attempting to free himself, but finding himself forced to deal with the devil and accept his fate. It is the devil who has emerged victorious while a wounded The Weeknd realizes that you cannot simply kill something that is not even human.

This series of videos, therefore, represent The Weeknd’s initiation into the industry … an industry that loves to brag about how it controls its subjects. Let’s see where his career will lead him. Remember, however, unlike the burning bush, human flesh cannot stay on fire for long. Just ask Michael Jackson.

Oh, wait, you can’t.


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Sadika
Sadika

I stumbled across this website an hour ago. Since then, I've managed to read a few of VC's articles.
You, sir, are a genius. And this piece has got to be the best one yet.
Mind = Blown

LostCoin
LostCoin

Couple of thoughts: 1). All of mankind is BORN spiritually blind, as a result of disobedience to God (sin), which separates us from His Light, and His Truth; for how can good intermingle with evil, or darkness with the light, or truth with falsehoods? They are diametric opposites and it's an "either-or" equation. God literally IS Good: He IS Truth, and He IS Light, they are not just adjectives that describe His characteristics – they are HIS ATTRIBUTES. Apart from God, there literally is NO TRUTH, NO GOOD and NO LIGHT. Since without Light there is only darkness (no in-between), and without Truth, there are only lies and confusion, it's easier to understand how people who are apart from God (unsaved & spiritually blind) don't see that which may seem obvious to those who have been born again (saved) and now see the world through new eyes of Light and Truth…..as well as Hope, Peace, and Joy. 2). The GREAT NEWS is that God not only wants us to know the TRUTH, the LIGHT, and the Hope, Peace, and Joy that His forgiveness brings, He gave everything He had to satisfy our penalty for sin: His son, Jesus. "Jesus said,… Read more »

Crimson
Crimson

One huge thing you missed:
In the hills video before he walks in the “red room” with the devil; he walks through a white room with a flickering light. Under the flickering light in none other than the plastic bag that he used to bury “himself” with in the Tell Your Friends video. Further proof is the dirt that is all over the bag, and the bag is cut open, as if the devils way of saying, you’re not getting out of this so easy.

Natasha
Natasha

It's weird because I know the guy who directed the hills video. I know him pretty well actually. Or at least I thought I did. We've had conversations about this kind of symbolism etc. I'm wondering if there is a hand that is guiding the creative portion of these videos or something but as far as I know he directs these videos and most of the subject matter is his ideas (or ideas he stole from more famous influential artists) but not others telling him what to do. I'm really confused. I wonder, if I was able to talk to him about this, what would you guys at vigilant citizen want me to ask (in a getting real type conversation)?

SHINee Music
SHINee Music

ask him if there is some people guiding him to produce these videos? or he is putting some specefic meaning to fit in?

Elias
Elias

I may come off as completely naive in asking this, but do you think the artists are completely aware of the symbols in their videos? Aren' the video's produced by the music industry and not the artist themselves?

cindy
cindy

50/50 it means that they know that they are getting into the freemason luciferian music industry and they have to promote THE ELITE BELIEFS! but at the same time these artists doesn’t know the real meaning of what they are promoting they are just paid to be industry puppets and control the mass people.

Mara
Mara

I wonder too. Frankly I think the song “Can’t feel my face”, is a bit ambiguous to listen to anyway and rather funny sounding. I think that we can make a lot or nothing out of it. I think that if we have real conversations with our youth about choices and consequences, these songs will merely bolster the idea that if you make bad choices, bad consequences will follow. It’s a catchy song, unlike the other’s of his I’ve heard. My kids will probably never listen to most of his other songs, so whatever. Besides I can always pawn the song off to a visit with the dentist if I don’t want to get too deep. Anyway, it’s a pop song. Here today, gone tomorrow. Why the fuss?

Panda
Panda

Maybe they wants to trick him into a deal with devil?

Pam
Pam

Seems over thought out. It could be a simpler story. The weeknd has said that he came from a very rough background, and life had been really tough on the way to where he is now, that could be the story he's telling through the videos. The crash in the beginning of the hills could be the disaster of his past and the hardships he'd gone through. Then he made a deal with the metaphorical devil to help his career. In can't feel my ace it shows his struggle and how the 'devil' solved that, but also showed the negative effect of the fame (in this case flame) then the last video shows him getting rid of the person he had turned into just for fame and shooting the devil and driving towards the hills. Almost as if to say he'd rather go back through the hardship then stay in the consuming fire of fame and success.

Delphine
Delphine

Open letter Written by the weeknd "To my fans I want to thank you for listening and being patient for as long as you have. No matter what an artist's ego clouds them to believe, you are the reason why I have been able to continue to do what I love to do and that is to entertain you. My journey for inspiration may seem like masochism to others who have not been given the task to make art, but best believe it brings me nothing but joy Because I am a man of few words, I chose to make a viral video to show you how I felt and where I stand. I usually don't like to "spoon feed" my audience because I grew up idolizing story tellers who tell stories using symbolism, so it was in my nature to do the same. The Rolling Stone video takes place in a dimly lit studio which represents the two worlds I have been stuck in. The gloomy side represents the mainstream world while the other side represents the underground. The girl holding on represents you. As the world slowly gets familiar with my face the more you will lose interest… Read more »

SHINee Music
SHINee Music

is this real from the weeknd?

Kretchen
Kretchen

Dear VC, once again, you've outshined yourself. When I first heard the "Can't Feel My Face" song, I was repulsed. I feel that this sick song alluded to and paid homage to cocaine—a drug that kills, steals, and destroys people and their families daily. Then I happened across the video at the point when he's on fire. That was horrific!—like PTSD inducing. Hell is for real, and it's real permanent. Not even my birth mother, who inflicted me with life-long child abuse deserves the hell fire. I will always believe that every soul God created deserves one more chance to get it right (however long it takes). It is so sad that this evil song/video will sway the idiotic idiots. They will perish along with this guy. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth. This is serious!!! I imagine that in hell, this guy will say," Hey ya'll, don't be scared–chill out!" "Remember my video? That made you prepared and comfortable for our present, terrible surroundings!" "Just man-up everybody, because you knew what it was!" This is precisely why I ONLY listen to my yacht rock. I'm transported to a time when music was soulful, inspirational, and lush as… Read more »

Truther Incarnate
Truther Incarnate

Random thought…..

What if who you call the "Illuminati" wrote the bible?

Then what?

All of your ideas of what is good and what is evil is based upon the assumption of the bible as truth. What if everyone has been lied to and the bible is the book that keeps people 1.) Slaving away 2.) Remaining complacent…..

It seems to me that the writers of the bible worked closely with the inventors of government. You can easily control people by controlling their beliefs. What if all of this is deliberate and there is a truth so dark that no one is willing to reveal it and it is even protected by secret societies? The bible's compilation was a highly political event…one could say that divine influence impacted it heavily, but a Catholic believer would say that their bible is sacrosanct…their bible has more books than the KJV…does that make their Christianity false? No to them. People buy sell and trade based on belief. Big belief = big $$$.

BRUNO
BRUNO

“It seems to me that the writers of the bible worked closely with the inventors of government” . Sorry to disappoint you but there’s no such thing as” inventors of government”. Government(if you wish to call it that is a prerequisite for order and development as far as humans are concerned. It’s present in every culture ancient and modern.

Apheirox
Apheirox

It is very easy to disprove your hypothesis: If people took the Word of God seriously, the Illuminati system would immediately collapse. The Bible is about ethics and holiness; were these really firmly rooted in people’s consciousness there would be no base to build the satanic Illuminist system upon.

The very concept of and perceived need for ‘government’ itself exists only because people are *not* being holy and living in accordance with the Word of God.

smartalek
smartalek

“The very concept of and perceived need for ‘government’ itself exists only because people are *not* being holy and living in accordance with the Word of God.” Ah, but WHICH “Word” of WHICH “God,” hm? Old Testament? New Testament? (And which version?) Koran? Book o Mormon? Science & Health w/ Key to the Scriptures (the Christian Scientists)? Dianetics and Scientology? And that’s without even getting into the Moonies, the Buddhists, the Hindus, and every other third-rate “prophet” who’s come along with some scam over the last few thousand years. See, the problem is, EVERY ONE of them claims to be The Truth and that all the others are lies. How do you decide which one? And you better choose very, very carefully, because most of them will tell you that if you choose wrong, their God will throw you into the Lake of Fire (or whatever) for eternity — because he loves you so much! And don’t forget — for like 90% of you chumps, the way you answer this question will be either (a) the one your mommy and daddy told you was true, because THEIR mommies and daddies told them the same when they were little tater-tots, or… Read more »

unafraidoftheculture
unafraidoftheculture

I could tell right away the first time I heard "Can't Feel My Face' that it was about drug addiction, and thought what a "cool" song this is for the kids to be singing along to… being physically numbed, wholly dependent and eventually dying due to hard drug use and "loving it" he croons. Ugh.

Then this article though, dang! Pretty good representation of everything VC always says of what the industry wants and does. It's all right there.

Trace
Trace

I think unlike other artist who become aware of what they got themselves into later on in their career I think he is apart of the few who knows exactly what he is doing form the beginning. I will admit I like his music you can clearly hear it in the lyrics that he knows what he has signed up for…

Sean
Sean

After reading through this, it is interesting to see the various views in which things can be seen. I don't believe the order is incorrect but yet made to play in loop. When in the music industry you will come across many that are out for only themselves and attempt to manage you in a direction you many not necessarily want to go. "I cant feel my face when i'm with you" is a line indicating he cant feel himself. His face is an image not his own. When is is concerned about it "She told me don't worry about it, she told me don't worry no more". In the Hills he stars in a car crash (a wall in his career), after suffering a journey he arrives at an offering/deal/contract in a red room presented by a manager/devil. After accepting the offer he gets his career set a light. He also states "at least we'll both be numb" stating she dont care about his well being and his image is changed (made unrecognizable to the weeknd himself leaving him numb. When leaving the club he begins to notice this. In the final video the dismisses the burning bush as… Read more »

Sean
Sean

On the other hand it could be a journey to do with drugs and getting over its hold on him. Blue gloves are not something to would put on with that dress (at least i would not think so). she could have them one due to her handling product. She cares more about the car going up when confronting 'The Weeknd' and this may be due to product being in there and later confronting the dealer. Cant feel my face is about him feeling like he cant perform unless under the control of the product and finally in the tell your friends he is getting rid of his addiction.

itsmemc
itsmemc

I just came across the site last night and have only read a few articles. I would really like to see what you would have to say about Eminem if you haven’t touched on him already. He is one of the only artist that I know of that actually talks about this deal with the devil in his songs and about his battle against it. I think it was the song I’m not afraid ( if that’s not it it was around the same time frame) where he was literally having a conversation with the devil and the devil was trying to get him to come back telling Eminem he’s nothing without him and Eminem was pretty much telling him go screw yourself I’m done Ill trade all this in you need me more than I need you. The whole song was him taking a stand with the devil. Eminem has always been one of my favorite artist he’s extremely articulate and if you follow is career he blatantly tells you through his lyrics that the devil is in the music industry. He got more vocal about it after his blood sacrifice which ended up being his best friend that… Read more »

angelina
angelina

just more and more blatant

ThaGrinch
ThaGrinch

At min 2,40, there's a strange shadow coming out from the car going toward the girl, and then disappears. I don't know what it could signify, but it makes the video much creepier.

TheAllSeenGuy
TheAllSeenGuy

Love this. Totally agree with the reorder. In fact, if you watch them in chronological order & then rewatch The Hills, you will have seen it both ways. In true occult fashion the first one is really the last one. I also think he died (was sacrificed) in the car accident. Red room is Hell.

C. Elliott
C. Elliott

I'm glad to see someone mentioned this, I thought the very same thing.
He didn't live up to his end of the bargain, so he paid the ultimate price.. The girls "changed" so quickly because they were, as assumed in the article, to be 'minions'. Or because they had all perished in the "accident"

Samantha
Samantha

Excellent analysis, as usual VC. This makes me wonder: Why do the Satanic Elite have to push this same agenda of 'selling your soul to the devil' over and over again on the unsuspecting public? Why is it so in your face now-a-days? You'd think they would try to hide it.

What exactly does revealing this to the public "do" to us? It MUST do something otherwise they wouldn't waste their time making these horrendous videos, right? Does it make more people want to sell their souls to the devil? Is it all about unconscious subliminal programming on the public's psyche??? Are we being brainwashed to think that we (mere humans) can make deals with the devil and then escape the consequences unscathed??? I'm not sure…I honestly think the average person won't 'get' the video's message so again, why would the elite go to the trouble of making illuminati BS videos… the elite must know what they are doing, I guess. Entertainment must be very powerful to culture.

Has entertainment always been controlled by the illuminati? If not, when was it hijacked? Was there a time when music video's were uplifting, positive, and good???.

Noire
Noire

I think the reason they do it, is to desensitise us. I dont know if you noticed the black eyes in music videos (Ellie Gouldings and the guy that dated the idols winner) in my mind only demons have black eyes, so i dont know if its full on possesion on camera.

ghost
ghost

It's called mind control on a subconscious level. Why do you think these artists are so pushed upon the youth via radio, reality TV, magazines and award shows? They are the targeted audience because their minds are not fully developed and they are the easiest to manipulate. Over time they see these images as normal and will manifest them into their lives one way or another. Just look at how pop culture has declined in the last ten or so years and how it has affected this younger generation. Being a wh0re or dressing near naked is celebrated and rewarded. They want the decay of society as we know it.

BluBoy
BluBoy

Yeeeahh ghost, absolutely bang on man. The images in these magazines, music videos, etc. set an anchor in the brain, then just like you said it manifests into their lives one way or another….& yes they want the decay of society (which I'm afraid to say is going to get worse), but the real question is WHY do the want that decay (?)

NoWeaponShallProsper
NoWeaponShallProsper

A corrupt society is easier to control than an enlightened one. That is why they kill off anybody that speaks out truth and inspires people, like Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.

kev
kev

Saint George and all Saints were murdered for this reason. They were inspiring people and made them better.

Downardevotee
Downardevotee

Exactly.

smartalek
smartalek

“They want the decay of society as we know it.”

Good thing we got TRUMP in there to push back on the SATINISTS, huh?
Yep, that’s just what we needed — a twice-divorced, three-times married, admitted cheater and assaulter of women, whose lies come faster than we can count and is clearly in hock to his bald, combed-over head to the godless Russians…
HE, and ONLY HE can get us back on the Godly path.
So obvious!

turnkey
turnkey

Easiest explanation is they are hacking the human mind for exploitation to control the masses.

People who dismiss such a perspective need only look at history. Few want to be on the bottom, better to be the controlleers than controlled, predator vs. prey. Unless the Spirit of God is your truth, then this pursuit is pointless. God bless all.

E. Deon
E. Deon

At this point there are so many people that live Godless lives, i personally feel they dont feel the need to hide. Once that fundamental rule is removed about how He governs our lives is gone, any and everything is free to take charge. They arent hiding because they don't have to.

TheyLive
TheyLive

It's also part of their 'religion' if you will – to show you what they're doing. Part of the laws of the universe is that violating freewill is a no no, but this way they get around it.

Samantha
Samantha

That's deep and so true. Never thought about that. PS: love that movie, "They Live." OBEY!!! lol

TeamJesus
TeamJesus

Satan wants all of our souls of course he wants the "deal with the devil" to come off as cool & popular like "hey everyone is doing it"

Clo T.
Clo T.

In Side 2 Side by Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj, it says “I’m making deals with the devil.

PeaceBeStill
PeaceBeStill

I think the reason is to get more recruits to buy into their agenda. The best way to manipulate people is through repetition. So if they(the elite) make "selling your soul" look sexy", then the impressionable youth will think it's normal to "sell" your soul for fame. This old generation is fading out so who better than that the youth to mold into exactly what they want. The youth won't rebel because this "new" system is all they know.

That's why platforms like these are so key and important to educate and liberate people about what is really going on.
Parents "sell" their kids, e.g Kris Jenner sold her whole family to the industry just for fame. And that evil show keeps feeding the people that this kind of life style is all there is to be.

So sad but so True.

Amanda
Amanda

And now when you look at his 3rd video Starboy it’s all crystal clear. The selling the soul to the devil, killing his former self. Glowing red cross aka lucifer has infiltrated. Destroys everything he previously owned and is now driving around in probably the most expensive car in the world. Combined that with lyrics about boasting nothing is on lease. The selling of his soul to the devil (occult) allowed him to skyrocket his career.

It makes me wonder though, just how many hints does the occult need to drop in front of you to realize what’s going on? Everything is a stage, all of it. It is so blatantly obvious, it’s just a wonder now how people can’t see what’s going on.

soyat
soyat

So I have seen how many people reacted for this video and I got so upset. Man if you are a real christian you don’t bring all imaginary talk. As a fan of The Weeknd and Fellow Ethiopian let me tell you what you missed. Abel better known as The Weeknd had a rough upbringing, never met his dad and grown up with mom and grand mother. At age 17 he quits school after failing many times and convinces his best friend Lamar to do the same thing. Then left his mom house on the weekend so his gave himself the name The Weeknd. The he started music recording with his friends in 2011. His first mix tape, Trilogy got popular but hide himself from any camera and until for a year no one knows him and he explained he was very shy. At that time he has been homeless and a drug user. Most of his songs are on drugs and sex, because that was the life he has been through. In 2012, Drake approached him for collab, then he released Kissland Album. Drake wanted to sign him for his recording label, OVO but thee weeknd said no and… Read more »

NDZ
NDZ

He wears a cross? He gave money to a church? Must be a Christian eh? No, not at all.

A true, born again Christian wouldn’t drop f-bombs in his songs, brag about all of his material possessions, sexually immoral relationships, and drug use. If he did these things before being saved, he would be ashamed of them now, not glorifying them to the masses. He probably wouldn’t even agree to “fake” kill people in his videos, because the Holy Spirit makes us sensitive even to these “pretend” sins. Most likely, the reason you don’t realize any of this is because you yourself aren’t a born again believer by faith in Jesus Christ indwelt by the Spirit of God. Salvation is by faith in Jesus Christ, not baptism, not church membership, not tradition keeping.

Robin R Asemani
Robin R Asemani

The cross is in reality though, not even a holy symbol; because it dates back in use pre-Judaism and pre-Christian originating in Babylon by unholy pagans and is the mystic Tau of Tammuz, the deified Nimrod born from the womb of his mother and lover as his reincarnated self as the son of god and yet god himself. This is how the Trinity doctrine was conjured up by the Roman’s brand of Christianity, Catholicism, and thus a new twist on the birth of Tammuz was used by Satan to eventually poison all of any so-called Christian denominations that would form and adopt the false belief that Father and Son were one in the same, God and that Mary was the mother of God. Scandalous! That’s the Apostasy for you . . . 2Thessalonians 2:2, 3, 7.

Ashley
Ashley

For Weeknd and every other human, the only way out of the matrix is Jesus Christ.

TonyVanDam
TonyVanDam

The Weekend is the modern-day Robert Johnson. Robert “sold his soul to The Devil” in order to invent the blues. Weekend “sold his soul to The Devil” just to be another Michael Jackson wannabe/clone.

Reeces
Reeces

A look at Rick Wilder's Facebook page is very telling. Apart from the horrid images, he seems to be a Crowley follower, amongst other things.

BluBoy
BluBoy

Yeah Reeces, I had a look and gathered that also…Pics were creepy as f.u.c.k. :-/

Satan
Satan

You make a number of statements;

"It is indeed represented as the result of a deal with the devil himself."

"Interestingly enough, the video is exactly about him becoming a big music star … with the help of the devil."

"Industry slaves get their persona split through MK programming."

"Michael Jackson who is, not-so-coincidentally, the ultimate example of a pop star being fatally burned by the industry"

You have offered no proof of the existence of a supernatural being that can facilitate fame by "selling your soul"

I have never seen any proof of any kind of pop stars being routinely tortured and brain washed into the slaves you are so keen on talking about.

There is no proof anywhere that Mr Jackson was murdered or abused to the point of suicide.

I'm not talking about recurring themes in pop videos; hard evidence is required for exceptional claims such as this.

Peace.

Ray Palmer
Ray Palmer

Create your own path of research, don't make people hold your hand in comments section, just look around you at the basic levels of self destruction they go through on TV and go from there. Naming yourself after Satan isn't offensive or anything, it's just not creative and very one-dimensional. It's like a Microwave Oven wrote the comment

smartalek
smartalek

In other words, you got nothin’.
Duly noted.

jw2
jw2

@satan.You chose the name satan,so whatever you have to say is a lie.You admire the father of lies(satan/devil).

fleurdamour
fleurdamour

When I saw the cover for Can't Feel My Face I thought of porcelain-face programming from the Fritz Springmeier book.

frdmntrth
frdmntrth

Good call!

Major Lazer
Major Lazer

The cover really disturbed me when I saw it. I had a feeling an article from VC would be next. Really as soon as he did a collab with Lana Del Rey I knew he was in deep.

smartalek
smartalek

The problem with schizophrenia is that it is a progressive disease.
It starts out with the Voices — you think you’re hearing The Lord, or Jesus, or Demons, or Satan Himself, sharing the deepest, most occult secrets of the highest metaphysical plane.
And the next thing you know, you think you ARE Jesus, and you’re trying to heal lepers.
Seek help before it’s too late.
And since Trump and his Chumpz haven’t succeeded in totally killing Obamacare yet, you can afford it, because it’s on my productive blue-state tax nickel!
So even if your “donations” haven’t been all you’d hoped they should be, you can still get the help you so clearly need.
I’ll pray for you, son. God knows you’re gonna need it; schizophrenia is a scary thing.

E.T
E.T

This is the order of the trilogy, in terms of the videos: 1. Can’t feel my face. The weeknd is playing a club, desperate for the audience to accept him. The creepy white guy, or the devil, comes in, sits down and sees potential in Abel. The Devil throwing the lighter and lighting Abel on fire is symbolism for Satan sparking his career, which is clear when the whole audience starts accepting his music. 2. Tell your friends. In this video, The weeknd is burying himself, the part of himself that was allowed to fall under Satan’s spell as was seen in Can’t Feel My Face. Then, when Abel encounters Satan in the video, he shoots him, resembling his freedom from the devils clutches. 3 The Hills. Abel crashes his car with two fine ass b*****s with him. He walks to his home, where he goes to his bedroom to find Satan sitting there, glaring at him with an apple in hand, and with the same two women The Weeknd was just in the car with. This is symbolism for Satan having a constant grip on Abel’s life, because even though it seemed he killed the devil in Tell Your… Read more »

Randi
Randi

Have you been able to decypher “Party Monster”? I’m so overwhelmed by the bizarre and disturbing imagery that I can’t even begin to piece it together aside from it picks up where Starboy left off, and he’s climbing yet again… This time people have glowing eyes, and the large cat becomes white and pounces him from within a tv screen… that HAS to symbolize something, especially since you can see he’s being crushed from its weight but it’s invisible after it’s completely out of the tv (you only see it as it comes through). Lots more glowing crosses, too. And zombie-esque women/things… Yeah, you just have to watch for yourself, it’s too much to describe! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diW6jXhLE0E

As for “Starboy” I wonder if the line “look what you’ve done” is him talking to the people listening to the song – saying “look what you’ve done by buying into all this! you’ve turned me into a starboy and i’m just going to keep going and going…be proud of yourselves, for your allegiance is escalating my importance!” 🙁 He’s GLOATING, and it’s sickening. Sore winners are often far more dangerous and difficult than sore losers.

zuka
zuka

and two things, God is with three and second creepy man/devil has red hair red is devil’s colour in sing tell your friends the weekend taked down the devil

Rom@n
Rom@n

I also Wanna bcum lyk him . How do I . God is not 4 me , he doesn’t love me . So Devil I’m right here , take me !!!

4253
4253

Have to say this is one of the best site have ever encountered in my life and the proves are on point, thanks for sharing this information with us

Moi
Moi

This is an amazing article and really makes you think. I stumbled across this by accident and I’m glad I did. Great analysis btw.

MAry
MAry

guys….this article is awesome….but i would like to add a detail that i noticed…..this article is about three songs…but i believe that there’s a relation between “tell your friend” ending with “the Zone” beggining . We see Weeknd drives towards the hills..therefore..in the begging of “the Zone” …. while driiving…we see a pair of eyes that can represent some lyrics from the song “the hills”…..”The Hills have eyes, the hills have eyes”….
the problem with that is that “the zone” song…came out 3 years before “tell your friends” ….yet it seems to be the continuing(excuse my english :P) of it. mindblowing.

Julian
Julian

Wow what a great piece of writing and pop culture analysis. Just stumbled across your site, will read more…

wulf
wulf

him being caught on fire and dancing….looks like abalam with the goat horn[his hair] …..ring a bell? good insite though, i hope people open up theirs eyes….

Mara
Mara

I’ve read other sites that think “I can’t feel my face when I’m with you”, is a song about drug addiction, specifically cocaine. So what’ the real story here?

Teddy
Teddy

I’m sorry but I think the “devil” is actually a metaphor for the drugs his is and has taken and how they impacted on his music career. He was no one until the e drugs helped to make him popular as the song by the QOTSA goes “first it giveth then it takes it away”. Altogether the drugs have taken over his life and he is trying to run from something he can’t as they are always one step ahead.

Mike Sims
Mike Sims

The lyrics of “I cant feel my face” – I do not believe to be about cocaine. I think he is talking about a woman who scouted him into the devils deal. “I know she’ll be the death of me at least we’ll both be young” … she is reassuring him that the deal is good “she told me – ‘don’t worry about it’ – she told me ‘you’ll never be alone’ … standard promises made by the devil to a would-be contract signer. As far as not feeling his face … he is obviously heavily into sub-text imagery to tell a story, and the face represents ones own identity. He can’t feel his face because he no longer knows who he is now that he belongs to the devil…

jacqueline
jacqueline

So does The weeknd Belive in god

Lyana
Lyana

Panic! At The Disco has had some eerie changes/messages in their videos ever since it became just Spencer and Brendon but even then Spencer was sometimes out of it. Try watching Miss Jackson, This is Gospel followed by Emperor's New Clothes and some other current stuff. Thoughts?

Rochelle
Rochelle

I find it really interesting that you drew comparisons from his video to Adam and Eve when The Weeknd's real name is Abel.

D
D

“The Devil” is Rick Wilder from L.A. punk band the mau maus. He’s also in Ariel Pinks video “Dazed Inn Daydreams” . I believe he has marfan syndrome, which is why he might look strange.

Sights
Sights

Don't know if someone's mentioned this already here but :"But at least we’ll both be beautiful and stay forever young"
That sounds a little creepy to me. Is he going to die young like many people of the 27 club? Who knows. He's like 25 at the moment.

Yash
Yash

Doesnt it connect to the name of his album beauty behind the madness? Isnt he like a prisioner to his addictions??

S-Aura
S-Aura

To be honest The Weekend even before his nationwide fame he always told dark tales through his videos and music. He seems to be very aware on what hes doing but to some people music is all they have that their willing to sacrifice the most important thing about themselves.

John B.
John B.

If you guys understand the Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye is that he himself has already begun orchestrating his own success. However, by the way I am a fan of his (going to watch him perform soon), his entire identity is built around a Dark Knight stylized Joker figure: to break morals and rules of society just to prove the point and fallibility of human nature. I think the order of the videos is exactly how it was put out. Tell Your Friends is more of a repentance/acceptance video as I’d like to point out its likely he talks to “God” per say before the video begins. It makes sense he would kill the Devil afterwards and it intertwines when it cuts off to the song “Real Life” which describes his nature as an extremely flawed human being even to the point his mother. He literally tells his fans in his songs not to follow his path, but he lets it become subjective because people after all have free will. That’s my analysis anyways. Cheers!

Cameron
Cameron

Its interesting to note that the both 'Tell Your Friends' and 'The Hills' are shot when its twilight. When The Weeknd emerges from the club in 'Can't Feel My Face' it appears to also be twilight outside. Someone told me that twilight is the most evil time of the day, but I don't know if there's any truth in that.

Xio
Xio

I JUST made an observation that I'd like to share. The same character and concept are in Lana Del Rey's "West Coast" video! She's sitting, entranced (not just high…lol)in the car with him during the chorus and toward the end she's in red surrounded by fire. *sigh*

VigilantCanuck
VigilantCanuck

It is worth noting that the the order of each songs appearance on the albums track list goes (3)Tell Your Friends > (5)The Hills > (7)Can't Feel My Face. Maybe the actual order of events?

E. Deon
E. Deon

I started listening to him in 2011…amazing voice but such a shame to be used this way. When i saw the Hills vid i knew he was gone. Hearing the diff sound of ICFMF further confirmed it for me. I havent seen the two newest videos but him falling under Drakes umbrella told me everything already. I always wonder how soon after they realize they have made a horrible, life and soul altering decision.

Denise
Denise

Just curious: do these artists actually know what is happening with them, and do they know which loved one gets sacrificed for their short-lived fame?

juju
juju

The has to be thee best article I've read on the site! I'm not a fan of this guy at all, but when I saw his performance (and setup) on the wack BET Awards I knew it was an initiation/ritual.

Marley
Marley

I think you might be reading into The Weeknd's music far too deeply. Now, I do agree with the cocaine interpretation of what 'Can't Feel My Face' is about, but not so sure about the rest.

This guy might very well NOT be a specific, individual case of someone subjected to full-on mind control; he could simply be the product of a generation generally raised to believe that 'dark themes of life and death' are cool and glamorous. I've noticed this with many people I've known for years, who I believe were/are NOT actual mind control victims (in the most official sense). It's just our culture – probably 'thanks' to the influence of Illuminati, no doubt, yeah- but we'll just have to wait and see what happens with The Weeknd to know for sure.

mohammad
mohammad

what if cant feel my face is first are first with him struggling and then the devil figure showing him what can happen with all those people liking him. then comes the hills. the car in the hills is quite an old car which was blown up. he then goes to the devil and says no. then in tell your friends with the title being tell your friends and not have the devil helping him he shoots the devil saying absolutely no and he's burying the part of him that really wanted the cheat to success and the part of the him that wanted to side with the devil. unless you are the devil or god you have absolutely no idea what is going on. this rick wilder guy. even his wiki page has been deleted. is the weeknd trying to tell us something there??? that he really is the devil and he is the Dajjal???? lets not jump to conclusions and tell people what we want to believe and label it as the truth because we have no idea what is going on. I watched an interview with DMX. he said the devil approached me and he declined. that… Read more »

turnkey
turnkey

Good thoughts, m.

Shade
Shade

Interesting choice of word VC "meteoric" You wouldn't by any chance be referring to any "9/23" related incidents would you? You should be using your power to acknowledge and warn people of what possibly is to come! Just saying.

Monday
Monday

Such a shame. I'm a huge fan of his, but I'm not oblivious to the blatant agenda. A bit heartbroken.

Is there anything were safe from? Seems like every where I look/listen I pick up on odd messages. What's this world coming to?

CantFeelMahDamnFace
CantFeelMahDamnFace

Couldn't all of this simply be to show the world what EVERY OTHER ARTIST is doing? And the shooting of the Devil is him saying to us that he's not the same as them?

Either way, this guy is crazy talented, everyone else we love is already super corrupt, this is no different 🙂

Lacy
Lacy

This is very interesting, been a fan of him for a while now but as we all know he eventually was going to change due to pressure and the need to fit in the music industry….. His original self wasn't good enough some might say to break into the mainstream of today's society. But then again this is basically every artist. But at least we've gotten the chance to witness the true Able

**hint hint**
(Reason why he buried himself!!!)

NoWeaponShallProsper
NoWeaponShallProsper

These artists can always escape. They are made to believe there is no way out but in Christ all things are possible. They may be killed off or made to suffer. But in the end they're name will be written in the book of life and that's all that matters when all is said and done.

jw2
jw2

"These artists can always escape. They are made to believe there is no way out but in Christ all things are possible. They may be killed off or made to suffer. But in the end they're name will be written in the book of life and that's all that matters when all is said and done." Amen! to your entire post.

phil
phil

The thing is by turning away from God and selling their souls, they are shutting out the light..
Man by himself is an enemy of God, how much worse is the person who has chosen the devil directly?

SamVuee
SamVuee

And thats how majority of well known musicians ended up, just by simply signing and making a "Deal with the Devil himself" that I'm not so surprised about how one loses themselves into fame and fortune at the expense of their own lives.

Its a no-brainer that once you get in, you never come back out alive due to the infamous "No-exit Policy" that the elite has in place. I pity those who chose willing bondage over self-freedom with a "time bomb" attached on how long they'll live.

BluBoy
BluBoy

The videos are loaded with symbolism and hidden meanings meant for the esoterics……. Thanx VC

Untime
Untime

Weeknd as in Weakened
Also
Weeknd – anagram twist
need Mk

Nicole
Nicole

If the car on "Tell Your Friends" was the same on "The Hills" this would be so perfect !!!
(also, you just ruined my favorite song)

Bibi
Bibi

Just read this article & switched the TV on and The Hills video has just come on! This freaks me out as I never watch music videos and pressed the channel by accident…. And yes the video is creepy as hell!

SAB
SAB

If you think of who really discovered TheWeeknd, it was Drake. I wonder if Drake is the devil that put him on fire and when he didn't sign with Drake's music label, he thought he was free of Drake and then he realizes his new deal is also with the devil.

dave
dave

Drake's mother is Jewish. You know the score… grrrrr

Annabell
Annabell

Oh, and shame on anyone who likes Dave's comment and antisemitism! Shame on you!

dave
dave

who's talking? the antigentile who calls people goyim. no chosen for over 2,000 years and i so like it. we know what your talmud says about all of us.

smartalek
smartalek

Don’t forget the parts about they have all the money, and they control all the media, and they’re out to destroy the White Race with miscegenation, immigration, intermarriage, gay rights, and rampant political correctness!
Oh, yeah — and the part where they control the weather and the government, too — tho that part really goes without saying, amirite or amirite?
C’mon Dave, you know you won’t get those Koch-sucker dollars if you don’t do the WHOLE script; you read the memos!

A.R.
A.R.

Remember the bleak "Earned It" video, too, which gave a good example of the kind of personal degradation auditioning women (and men) have to go through to get into these projects. The song was also used as a central piece for "50 Shades of Grey" which is almost a love story and ode to the dysfunctional sexual relationships of many of the very rich and powerful, who have too, many options, too many resources to access on cue and too many people who never tell them "no".

Initially, I thought "I can't feel my face" was just another gross descent into trying to romanticize trashiness and a reference to oral sex but while The Public might see it that way (yet, still likes this stupid, blatantly trashy song!) it could refer beyond that, to a general numbing of anything deeper than shallow hedonism, maybe even drug use. These videos say exactly what The Industry says to all their "creative property": We bought you, we own you, you cross us and you'll pay. The contract is binding.

Jim
Jim

The fact that his real name is Abel makes all everything more ironic

Ray Palmer
Ray Palmer

Ok I see what path is present here now. Abel runs into the Devil, then transitions into coCain

Lisa
Lisa

"Just ask Michael Jackson.
…Oh wait, you can't."

Great ending VC.
Sad and eerie, but true :/

Ok, I've given up on this planet.
There's so much evil..pure evil in this world now that it's hard to see any good!
It hurts, and it's depressing.

major Lazer
major Lazer

Be the light.

Sights
Sights

There's no need to give up on the planet because of what you see. Just look at this site where there are people around the world who share the same concerns as you do.
You are not alone and like major Lazer said, you be the light. If you can be a light to other people maybe they can give back the good that you are looking for to others.

hillary
hillary

So the creepy man's name is Rick Wilder. He was in a punk band. Here is his facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rick-Wilder-ReDrUm-666-1

Pretty creepy if you ask me.

Ray Palmer
Ray Palmer

Dude you just opened the gate into Chapter 2 of this article. Did you see the photos in Mr. Devil 666 Murder man's Facebook photo collection. Crowley The Great Beast all up in there

hillary
hillary

Yeah, I was really curious who he was because he looked similar to the old creepy guy in one of lana del rey's videos,lol. I gues the punk band was called Mau Mau.

thirteen
thirteen

Funny yo mentioning lana, i was just thinking about her as well…

sss
sss

The fact the Weeknd (Abel) would even know who this guy is says a lot about him… He should stop claiming to be Ethiopian Orthodox cause it's clearly he dabbles in other stuff. I wouldn't be surprised if he used other things to get to where he is. I'm not surprised he would sell his soul either. Dude is doped up and desperate for fame.

_CA_
_CA_

Wow! Super Creepy.

thant
thant

Do you think that when he ignored the burning bush that meant that he tried to get out of the contract without God's help and that's why he found himself in that infinite loop? Idk just a thought.
Anyway, great job VC as always

Kookie
Kookie

That's my exact thot too

frdmntrth
frdmntrth

"Fire!", says Beavis.

xxxx
xxxx

(the corpse was singing while being buried). I laughed. This industry right here lol

jg1
jg1

I got suspecious of the weekend in his vid with wiz khalifa and another one with juicy a while back. He always was creepy.

Ray Palmer
Ray Palmer

Also Pedo vdeo with SIA

English Rose
English Rose

Very sad to see another artist take the bait..

Ms.fit
Ms.fit

You must understand, it an "artist" is on the radio- they've already "taken the bait." There is a due process one must follow to "get big." No one can escape, if you have heard their name, they've already sold out.

Anna
Anna

Everyone always ask me why i dont like the weekend. It would, years ago, be something i would rock but for some reason i cant not get into them. THIS s the very reason and i knew it deep down. Great excellent article thank you

AshAwake
AshAwake

Them is a he.

NotAnna
NotAnna

The Weeknd and The Weekend are two separate entities. Probs why you're confused Anna.

Justme
Justme

The song in the video is called Omen and is a collaboration with idk who

Sparks1
Sparks1

Who is that creepy man? I cant find any information on him anywhere.

Everyone's Brother
Everyone's Brother

Rick Wilder, former musician. The director uses has some other weird videos out there too. One called burial

Lisa
Lisa

…it's Caitlyn Jenner…we've already come to that conclusion XD

Kretchen
Kretchen

Lol. You are adorable. Thanks for sharing your wit. Xoxo.

Steve
Steve

Probably one of the best VC articles.

Becky
Becky

seriously, you must not have read many of the past articles…

christinne
christinne

His relationship with Bella Hadid mirrors that of Kylie Jenner and Tyga. The Hadid sisters are ones of the most in demand call girls right now. Main pimp? Their own mother….

cakey20
cakey20

I also thought that Bella Hadid dating the weekend is the weirdest thing ever.
Poor Kylie she is going to end like Lindsay Lohan.

Kengi
Kengi

He's been at this for a few years now-I discovered him and Frank Ocean from Youtube videos circa 2011-I guess he grew tired of the struggle and made the decision to go the path we see in the trilogy…. So sad. I hope one day that he and all the others are able to break free.

modres
modres

Interesting. I"ve not heard of this "artist" but your interpretations of the three videos are interesting. Thanks for posting them.

– Fred

sparrow59
sparrow59

Hard to believe anyone would want fame and fortune that bad.

talya2312
talya2312

No it is not.

wrestedverses
wrestedverses

If you are atheist, then what else is there? You do not expect glory after death, so you seek glory in life and will do anything to get it.

Justme
Justme

Neah, they're just silly kids thinking it's a joke, they will foul around a little, throw some satanic signs here and there, get their bank acount multiplied a few time and that is it. By the time they realize what they got themselves into and how serious things are they can't get out… Just ask Michael

turnkey
turnkey

They gotta create a new unifying religion with reliable symbols made anew, but at the same time erasing the inconvenient and icky spiritual parts that slow down "progress" and total control now avaliable to them.

The bait always looks like material success and power, but the Deceiver never delivers–

Everthing old is new again! Monkey minds are still as hackable now as in any millennia! Yeah Mannon!

Just remember, kids, you never get something for nothing, inviolate rule of nature.

brillo
brillo

Good point but I think you mean mammon.

turnkey
turnkey

Thanks Brillo, was in a hurry and dashed that off : )

Tomato Tomato
Tomato Tomato

First I thought the pictures of the devil was Caitlyn Jenner.

Justme
Justme

LOOOL same here. It's mean I know but still that's what came in my mind too

Casey
Casey

Funny, I thought so too. I think I read somewhere that Kris Jener/Kardashian… is his manager or working closely with him?

Lisa
Lisa

The devil IS Caitlyn Jenner!
and so is everyone in mainstream media.

Lol.
A little funny, a little sad, a lot of truth.

suzy
suzy

oh that's what i thought too! and even though it isn't – he sure is going to look like that in a few years time!!!

les
les

🙂

Summ
Summ

I thought I was the only one.

Jasminescott
Jasminescott

Caitlyn jenner and the two girls looked like Kendall and kylie very odd!

corn
corn

could this mean Caitlin Jenner is the devil?

Name
Name

I used to like his music – about 3 years ago when nobody even knew about him. As soon as I saw he was at the vmas I knew what was going on

AshAwake
AshAwake

Same here. Being a die hard fan of his years ago and seeing him now, kills me. He's a smart artist and knew what he was getting into. I am disappointed. I'd much rather he stayed underground, refer to "Rolling Stone", and true to his originality than become this pawn of the industry.

sophia
sophia

agreed, it hurts my soul

777
777

Yeah but then you guys must have liked the devil the whole time though, his music from the beginning always had occult undertones. Just listen closely. He was trying to reach out. Listen to his song initiation on his first trilogy album.

Michelle
Michelle

That's the song I always think about

louise
louise

I used to love him too, about 3 – 4 years ago. I was referred to his album which i knew then it was gonna be dark and lustful and i predicted that he'll be sold by then. Sad.

doubled
doubled

Your not the only one. I still remember when I came across house of balloons back in early 2011. Nobody knew who he was. Then he appeard on drakes crew love. Well you know the rest. But I agree I was one of the few who listen to him when he was underground & unknown…

Kookie
Kookie

Lol. You are like the lady in 'cant feel my face' that was the only one dancing before he was lit up

probablynot
probablynot

Or may be if we view it in the original order, it could mean that in the last video The Weeknd is made to believe that he's free and have defeated the devil like most mind controlled slaves are made to believe.

Manone
Manone

That comment is/was just so wrong on so many levels…

wrestedverses
wrestedverses

Are you new to VC? When a celebrity/MC slave gets rid of a handler, he/she is put under a new handler. The MC slave feels free, but is not. I suggest that you watch "The Handler" by Muse. Also watch "The Labyrinth." Sarah thinks she defeated the Goblin King, but the Goblin King is still there in the end and so are her "friends."

Incidentally, one could perceive the videos as cyclical, without beginning or end.

Snow
Snow

I am not good at dissecting videos but when I watch them I know something is wrong with what I am viewing. This is why I like this website.
If we go by what the article says and …. we follow these visual clues, the order in which the videos should be viewed is as follows: Can’t Feel My Face (which ends with fire), Tell Your Friends (which begins with fire and ends with a black car) and “The Hills” (which begins with a black car). Does this mean that the newest video " In the night" is the fourth in the series. The reason I say this is when the weeknd is introduced the background is red. He also has a younger woman watching over him. Then again this video has a different story line then the trilogy of videos from before.

MDp
MDp

I'm glad to see a breakdown since I always thought can't feel my face seems eerily similar to mj. I also am wondering your opinions on Sam Smith. He has come out with a serious of music videos that are all connected but it seems to have a message of sacrificing his husband in order to get fame?… Would love to see a explanation.

Justme
Justme

Hmmm I saw the one with a party, more like an orgy and there's a female tattoo artist with the All Seeing Eye on her forehead who is there to ink the guests with a horned deity, , and lot of guests project holograms with the same horned entity and a girl draws it with her lipstick on the bathroom mirror too. That seemed suspicious to me so far, but couldn't tell what the story is, if there is one.

cakey30
cakey30

Omen by Sam smith tells the creepy story about how you need to belong to a certain group, to be part of the music industry.
The picture that appears through all the video is baphomet also known as baal. The god that you offer him a human sacrifice in exchange of protection. In this case baphomet is the god of the freemasons that control the music industry.
So Sam is at this party, where all the guests have to be inked with the image of baphomet, to be part of that occult group.
Also there is a lot of martial law and police reinforcement pre-programming in this video.
Because all the cops that you see at the beginning of the video are part of the martial law that is coming to the US.

Justme
Justme

Yaixxxxx, I always saw him as an overrated bozo, but now I tead this….I thought he was so inofensive and drama queen really

Diaz
Diaz

VC you're a genius!

Kretchen
Kretchen

VC you are amazing. At first when i heard the can't feel my face song, I immediately hated it because I think it pays homage to cocaine, a horrible drug that steals, kills and destroys people and their families daily.

Then I happened across the part of the video when he is on fire. That was horrific. He is literally desentizing the idiotic idiot masses to be comfortable when they go to hell with him. There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth. Hell is permanent. When they are all down there, he'll say–'Hey ya'll, chill out. Remember my video when I was on fire? This is the same thing, don't be frightened, you should be used to this by now, my evil song and video prepared you. Man up- you knew what it was!!!!"

Because of you, VC, I stick to my sirius Yacht Rock–SXM31. Back when music was real, uplifting, and as lush as Michael McDonald's beard.

I love you VC, you complete me, you had me at hello, yada, yada, yada.

John
John

This fool is retarted! Whoever wrote this

nwNO!
nwNO!

I am truly amazed that the people who gobble up this crap can't see the reoccurring themes, even by accident. Tempting devil-like characters with apples, death and rebirth symbolism, sacrifice for fame, etc. Truly sad and pathetic in my opinion.

777
777

We all are chasing money to survive, isn't that the devil tempting us as well. Because we really don't need it. We all have a choice. We could live simple and grow our own food, build our own house, ect. But ignorence has blinded ppl into being the biggest hypocrites. Sending our kids to schools that are run by a satanic government, eating fake food, teaching kids lies, ect. Everything is satanic. So are we really any different then the celebrities? They seem to be smarter to not be the one getting f****d anymore and are now doing the f*****g. Most ppl are sheep and will never see it. They think they are living the "right way". When in reality they arent. I just feel if we are chasing money and telling our kids to basically just get money and die. Then judge other ppl like celebs. How is that not hypocritical lol.

777
777

The devil has tricked ppl into thinking the need money. I think that's one of the main things keeping ppl in this matrix, along with religion. There is nothing any man can teach another human. We all come up with our own answers. Who's to say 1+1=2. It's all bs. We wouldn't create anything new if we all listened to the next man telling us this is the right way. We all have the truth inside of us, it's called your vibes or instinct. But when you grow up the detach that from you and you become a money chasing robot working for the man lol.

Leia
Leia

Spot on 777.

777
777

Ignorance*

jw2
jw2

@nwNO! I usually would agree with the"how can people not see this?"However with this particular video,I can understand how some people wouldn't realize the real meaning of this video.

Vixy
Vixy

The Weekend was discovered through a song called "Lucifer".

Lucifer
Lucifer

No, lmao. It was his mixtape house of balloons that attracted the attention of Drake. If he did I would bump that s**t until the end of days.

Angelo Sigler
Angelo Sigler

The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” is not part of a trilogy its about Cocaine

Angel
Angel

His dad is a satanist. He tried to get free from the bondage, but they use drugs on them, which helps with their mind control.
These people are victims and demons control them

karlie245
karlie245

We just watched "the hills" video and as The Weeknd is walking through the house in the dark you can see a shadow on the ceiling which almost looks like an illuminati symbol. Go check it out and tell me what you think (it's about 3 mins and 54 seconds into the clip).

NuWorldRebel
NuWorldRebel

I've been trying to decipher some of these music videos ever since VC gave me the necessary info on whats really going on in the industry.

The car (IMO) is symbolic of his 'career' i.e. a vehicle for taking him places in his life.

In the first video its crashed, meaning he isn't going anywhere until the 'minions' take him away to lead him down the right "path".

Then "I can't feel my face" happens as an initiation/rebirth and the last video where he drives off in a "new" car, symbolises trying to make it (on his own) with his new found career without the industry backing.

A big mistake considering where it came from and "who" made it possible for that to happen.

Hence the reason it becomes an older model if you view this as a loop as in "back to square one".

Just my thoughts.

Arjun
Arjun

There could be 1 more explaination to these three interconnected videos.Ifwe are to arrange these videos from last to one,one can say that in the video tell your friends the weekend is trying to bury his interest-singing maybe due to some reason.then he dances because he accomplished in doing so.Then the devil comes to make a deal but the weekend kills him as he is not interested. Then he takes the car and drives to the hills but strangely finds himself in the bar singing because the devil wants him to do so.then the devil comes and puts his career on fire.This interests the weekend and he thinks that the industry's good.but when he continues to drive towards the hills,he gets caught up in an accident and then reaches the devil sitting with the girls.this could mean that the devil is trying to show his power and that trying to show the weeknd that'you have entered this deal.No there is no way way to disobey me'.Whatever,these three videos are awesome.

Brittaney
Brittaney

With these videos that have been posted over the years maybe the video producers are making these videos purely for shock value…… I think we are digging a bit deep here.

The devil is most likely a portrayal of the industry.

Kretchen
Kretchen

Dearest VC, I wrote a poem for you. Wanna read it? Here it goes.

Oh, sweet VC
You are the one,
You make learning about Illuminati so much fun,
You are a genius and you share your talent,
Beat the truth into us with a mallot.

-a mallot of love, that is….

Oh sweet VC,
Your knowledge set me free,
Now me and my family hate T.V.,
Please stay incognito, we need you bad,
You're the best teacher I ever had

-and I'm 36 by the way…

Oh humble VC,
May God bless you,
Please keep on sharing the fantastic truth.

I love you. You're welcome. Xoxo, Kk.

Dev
Dev

I definitely see where you are going with this but I'm a huge fan of the weekend and have a lot of his music and o am going to disagree and say that all this music His about his coke addiction. The "hills" are piles of cocaine, he even says in the song drugs start feeling like decaf, saying he has to do more to get high. He's looking for his coke friend in her fancy home. I mean only rich people can afford to keep doing coke hills. And the whole "I can't feel my face" because he is in a relationship that is based off of doing a lot of blow. Coke makes your face numb if it's really good. His song Often even says that his God is white and in his pocket and it makes him go red as the devil until he's nauseous. I can even say that "The Devil" in the video could be a metaphors for his coke addiction. I mean high on coke performing would make you feel on fire and would make up preform better, or you would sure as hell feel like you preformed better. This is just my thoughts… Read more »

juju
juju

for crying out loud, you're his fan so of course you're going to come to his defense and try to set things straight, but you wasted your time. wake up and instead of googling bs lyrics, google the esoteric meaning behind the lyrics.

talya2312
talya2312

I have never heard of this artist before.

Swaran
Swaran

Why can't it first be 'Tell Your Friends', then 'The Hills' then 'Can't feel my face?'
He first denies God, denies the Devil, is atheïst, burries his old self (talent that is his singing) because he doesn't care and doesn't see his pown potentional because he knows you can't make it without any sort of help from any kind, has a car crash, gets pulled towards the Devil and the Devil is there and asks once again with the apple if he really doesn't want to try again, he does in 'Can't feel my face', Devil wonders if he's worth it, decides in the end yes and sets him aflame.

Swaran
Swaran

It makes more sense to me because apparently to become a big star which seems to reoccur over and over you need to either 'die' or go through a ritual and rise like a phoenix or whatever, and if he first gave up, then died, then has been given a second chance and has literally been set aflame, for the cicle to begin over and over again, idk

LoveVC
LoveVC

Trust me when I say the Can't feel my face is cocaine where this guy is concerned. Seen it myself first hand!

frdmntrth
frdmntrth

For sure.

AshAwake
AshAwake

He hasn't hidden his love of it. Have you actually seen him do it?