The Weeknd accused of song theft over his 2018 hit ‘Call Out My Name’

The Weeknd and the song's two co-writers have been named in the lawsuit
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A lawsuit has been filed against The Weeknd accusing the singer of ripping off elements of another song on his 2018 hit “Call Out My Name.”

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According to Billboard, The Weeknd, real name Abel Tesfaye, along with his “Call Out My Name” co-writers Frank Dukes and Nicolas Jaar, have been sued by Suniel Fox and Henry Strange of the duo Epikker for copyright infringement.

Fox and Strange filed their lawsuit with California courts and claim that “Call Out May Name” stole elements from their 2015 track “Vibeking.”