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Drake Sued for Infringement Over Fake Vogue Cover

Condé Nast is suing Drake and 21 Savage for using a fake cover story in Vogue magazine to promote their new album Her Loss, calling it a “deceptive campaign” that violated intellectual property laws.

The phony Vogue cover was one of several bizarre fake promos for the album, which debuted Friday. The stars also pumped an appearance on NPR’s Tiny Desk as well as an interview on the The Howard Stern Show – both of which later turned out to not be real.

In a complaint filed Monday in New York federal court, the publisher’s lawyers called the stunt a “flagrant infringement” of the company’s trademark rights, aimed at exploiting the “tremendous value that a cover feature in Vogue magazine carries” without actually securing that honor.

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