Does Drake have beef with Anna Wintour?
Followers have identified that the 36-year-old rapper shows frighteningly unflattering visuals of what seems to be the 73-year-old Vogue editor-in-chief all through his It’s All a Blur tour with 21 Savage.
On the Madison Sq. Backyard present in New York Metropolis on Wednesday, July 26, a graphic of what appears like Wintour with a bloody mouth and gold enamel might be seen plastered on the massive screens as Drake rapped on stage. The Wintour look-alike — who rocked a bob with blunt bangs identical to the well-known journalist — additionally set free a depraved chuckle. (Check out the visuals within the clip above.)
The visuals had been displayed as Drake belted out his hit “Jimmy Cooks,” which options the lyric, “Bitch, don’t inform me that you just mannequin should you ain’t been in Vogue.”
Whereas it’s not instantly clear whether or not Drake and Wintour are at odds, the rapper confronted a lawsuit from Condé Nast again in November 2022. Drake and 21 Savage had been sued by the media firm over their use of a pretend Vogue journal cowl they created to advertise their joint album, Her Loss.
Condé’s normal counsel William Bowes spoke out in regards to the matter on the time, per Billboard and Selection, sharing, “As a inventive firm, we in fact perceive our manufacturers might every so often be referenced in different inventive works.”
He continued, “On this occasion, nevertheless, it was clear to us that Drake and 21 Savage leveraged Vogue’s status for their very own industrial functions and, within the course of, confused audiences who belief Vogue because the authoritative voice on style and tradition.”
The lawsuit, which was filed in Manhattan federal court docket, claimed that “Vogue journal and it’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour have had no involvement in Her Loss or its promotion, and haven’t endorsed it in any method.” The paperwork continued: “Nor did Condé Nast authorize, a lot much less help, the creation and widespread dissemination of a counterfeit problem of Vogue, or a counterfeit model of maybe probably the most rigorously curated covers in the entire publication enterprise.”
A federal decide ultimately dominated in Vogue’s favor, forcing Drake and 21 Savage to eliminate the pretend Vogue cowl. Drake and 21 Savage settled the lawsuit in February for an undisclosed quantity, Selection reported.
Each Drake and Wintour didn’t instantly reply to Us Weekly’s request for remark in regards to the It’s All a Blur tour visuals.