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13th Oct 2018

Prince’s estate has asked Donald Trump to stop playing his songs at rallies

Rudi Kinsella

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‘Purple rain’ is the song in question.

Prince was never known for his generosity when it came to his music.

He was strongly in favour of people only being able to physically purchase his albums, and most videos of him performing online were removed as quickly as possible.

So it should come as no surprise that his estate are not pleased with Donald Trump of all people using his music at Republican rallies.

Omarr Baker, a spokesperson for Prince’s family, took to Twitter to explain that they have never given Trump permission to use his songs.

According to Bloomberg, it is believed that ‘Purple Rain’ is the song in question, and that it has been rolled out as part of a playlist that is played at Donald Trump’s rallies in America.

On one hand, it’s a fairly unacceptable thing to do, but on the other hand it is an absolute banger…

As we mentioned earlier, Prince was normally extremely quick to pull his music from online websites in the past, but just over a year ago, it was announced that all of Prince’s albums from 1978 to 1996 are now available on Spotify, Apple Music and Google Play, Amazon Music.

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