The American singer and songwriter Usher Raymond took to Instagram to sing vocals of his 2012 hit song Climax, following accusations by the Canadian singer, The Weeknd that Usher copied his sound from him.
The Weeknd recently revealed in an interview that he changed Pop music and believes several artists including Usher copied his style on at least one record.
”I heard ‘Climax,’ that Usher song , and was like ,’Holy f-k, that’s a Weeknd song,” he said.
The Weeknd also added that he got angry when Usher’s 2012 studio album ‘Looking 4 Myself’ which included Climax as a debut single won a Grammy in 2013 for Best R&B performance.
” I also got angry, but the older i got , i realized it’s a good thing,” he said.
Usher Raymond’s response to the accusation was to launch a #ClimaxChallenge and also shared a video of himself singing on his track on Instagram.
Check out a clip of the R&B star singing to his track Climax.