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Rihanna wants Trump to stop the music at his rallies

Rihanna is really, really not okay with the US President Donald Trump using her music at political rallies.

The recording artist on Sunday responded to a tweet by WaPo political journalist Philip Rucker who this weekend attended a rally in Tennessee.

“Currently, Rihanna’s ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ is blaring in Chattanooga as aides toss free Trump T-shirts into the crowd, like a ball game. Everyone’s loving it,” he tweeted.

But one person wasn’t loving it.

“Not for much longer,” Rihanna replied, “me nor my people would ever be at or around one of those tragic rallies.”

According to Rollingstone on Tuesday, Rihanna has sent Donald Trump’s team a cease-and-desist prohibiting the US President from using her music at future rallies.

“As you are or should be aware, Ms. Fenty has not provided her consent to Mr. Trump to use her music. Such use is therefore improper,” the letter reads.

US midterm elections begin today.

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Author | Andy Walker: Editor

Andy Walker: Editor
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone, gadget and game reviews over on Gearburn. More
  • DrMitoFit

    Under Trump in the USA: black unemployment is the lowest in recorded history, female unemployment is at a 65 year low, black median income is at an all time high, poverty is decreasing, 4 million fewer Americans on food stamps, manufacturing jobs are coming back to the US, Jack Johnson was posthumously pardoned, grandmother Alice Johnson was pardoned, black business starts are up 400% according to Black Enterprise magazine, a new law giving more rights to musicians and song writers was signed, American families got a $2,550 per year tax cut, Trump just held a meeting at the White house with 400 young black leaders, and Trump’s popularity is higher than Bill Clinton and Obama for their first 2 years. Also, the rights to music played at rallies is purchased from distribution services, so musicians don’t really have much say. Trump has played “You can’t always get what you want” at his rallies despite the Rolling Stones objections for 3 years. Personally I would prefer “You ain’t seen nothing yet” by Bachman Turner Overdrive.

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