The Weeknd Shuts Down Usher Feud After Accusing Him of Ripping Off Musical Style

Published on Apr 10, 2020

The Weeknd Shuts Down Usher Feud After Accusing Him of Ripping Off Musical Style

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery after all. The Weeknd has officially set the record straight after his recent comments about Usher began to catch heat on the internet. But first, let's brush up on the facts. In a sit-down interview with Variety released Wednesday, The Weeknd accused Usher of wrongfully using his 2011 mixtape House of Balloons as inspiration for the 2012 track "Climax." "I heard 'Climax,' that Usher song, and was like, 'Holy f--k, that's a Weeknd song,'" he told the publication. "It was very flattering, and I knew I was doing something right, but I also got angry. But the older I got, I realized...

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