Trump told: No more Prince at your rallies
Prince’s estate has demanded Donald Trump stops using the late star’s music at his rallies.
The pop icon’s hit Purple Rain is often heard at the US President’s rallies, most recently at an event in Southaven, Mississippi, last week.
Speaking on behalf of the estate, Prince’s half-brother Omarr Baker asked the President to give up playing 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 Mr Trump no longer use the song at his rallies.
It is not the first time that Mr Trump has been asked not to play an artist’s music.
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler filed a cease-and-desist letter after the 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.
The White House has been contacted for comment.
Prince was 57 in 2016 when he died from an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
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