Prince song ban to (pur­ple) rain on Trump’s pa­rade

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - - NEWS -

PRINCE’S es­tate has de­manded US Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump stop us­ing the late star’s mu­sic at his ral­lies.

The singer’s hit Pur­ple Rain is of­ten n heard at Mr r Trump’s ral­lies, most re­cently in South­haven, Mis­sis­sippi, last week.

Omarr Baker, r, half-brother of f Prince (pic­tured), asked the Pres­i­dent to no longer r use the song.

He said: “The Prince Es­tate has never given per­mis­sion to Pres­i­dent Trump or The White House to use Prince’s songs and have re­quested that they cease all use im­me­di­ately.” A spokesman for the es­tate con­firmed they had re­quested th the song no longer b be used. It is not the fi first time Mr Trump has been asked not to play a an artist’s mu­sic. Aero­smith’s S Steven Tyler filed a cease-and-desi sist let­ter af­ter the P Pres­i­dent played his song Livin’ On The Edge at a rally. The Rolling Stones also took is­sue with Mr Trump us­ing their mu­sic af­ter he played Start Me Up at an event.

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