In a recent development, it has been reported that Drake and 21 Savage have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed against them by Condé Nast, the parent company of fashion magazine Vogue.
The lawsuit was filed back in November 2022, after the rappers had collaborated on a fake Vogue cover, which was shared on social media. The cover featured Drake and 21 Savage dressed in stylish suits, with the Vogue logo and other branding elements superimposed on the image.
Condé Nast, which owns the rights to the Vogue brand, filed a lawsuit against the two artists, claiming that the fake cover was a copyright infringement and a violation of their intellectual property rights.
According to the recent report, the lawsuit has now been settled out of court, with Drake and 21 Savage agreeing to pay an undisclosed sum of money to Condé Nast. As part of the settlement, the two artists have also agreed to refrain from using the Vogue name or logo in any future projects without obtaining permission from the company.
The settlement brings an end to what could have been a long and protracted legal battle between the artists and Condé Nast. Both Drake and 21 Savage are known for their creative collaborations and have a massive fan following on social media.
The incident also raises questions about the use of intellectual property rights in the age of social media, where viral content can be created and shared with ease. With the settlement, it appears that Condé Nast has sent a message to other artists and influencers about the importance of respecting intellectual property rights, even in the digital age.
The settlement is good news for both sides, as it allows them to move on from the controversy and focus on their creative work. Fans of Drake and 21 Savage will no doubt be looking forward to their future projects, which will hopefully be free of any legal disputes or controversies.