Drake and 21 Savage are in big trouble! Condé Nast, Vogue’s parent company, has sued the two rappers for allegedly misappropriating the magazine’s name and cover without permission.
Drake and 21 Savage appeared in a parody issue of Vogue. To promote the release of their new album Her Loss on November 4th. Condé Nast has filed a federal court complaint in response to their action. Continue reading to learn more about the most recent events.
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Drake and 21 Savage are being sued for using Vogue’s name to promote their album
On Monday, November 7, Vogue’s publishers filed a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court. Alleging that the rap duo’s Her Loss promotional campaign “was built entirely on the use of the Vogue marks and the premise. That Drake and 21 Savage would be featured on the cover of Vogue’s next issue,” which is false. Condé Nast was not pleased with anything.
In court documents, Condé Nast also claimed that the two rappers created and distributed fake issues of Vogue. As well as a fake poster and cover, in major cities across North America. Despite the fact that the magazine publisher had nothing to do with promoting or endorsing Her Loss.
The public and media were thrown for a loop as a result of Drake and 21 Savage’s decision. Moreover, subsequent magazine covers featured the rappers as a result.
Drake: Condé Nast is specifically seeking $4 million in compensation
Condé Nast also stated that they had communicated with the artists in the weeks preceding the album’s release. But that their “blatant disregard for Condé Nast’s rights has left it with no choice but to commence this action.”
The organisation is seeking $4 million in damages or three times the profits from the rappers’ album. Phoney magazine issue, as well as punitive damages and the removal of fake magazine images from social media and websites.
The Instagram posts with fake magazine covers. However, have been removed, and representatives for Drake and 21 Savage have yet to comment.
Rap artists were responsible for the widespread distribution of fake album covers
Drake and 21 Savage posted photos of themselves on the cover of the fake magazine online with captions. “My brother will be on the newsstands tomorrow!!”
“Thank you for your love and support on this historic occasion, @voguemagazine and Anna Wintour,” Drake captioned the photo.
She died on November 4th
Instead of relying solely on one brand to promote Her Loss, the two also staged impersonations. However, on the Howard Stern Show and NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concerts. Moreover, both of them seemed to support the concept, unlike the magazine.
According to Howard Stern, “Drake did such a good job,” that news outlets are reporting on it as if it’s real. Which is a strange thing about our lives right now. Drake and 21 Savage also staged a Saturday Night Live performance of Privileged Rappers. As well as a fake COLORS performance of Privileged Rappers, both of which they posted on Instagram.