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Prince Estate tells Trump to stop dropping Prince songs at his rallies

“Cease all use immediately”

Prince’s family has asked for President Trump to stop playing ‘Purple Rain’ at his rallies.

In a statement sent out via Twitter, Prince's half-brother Omarr Baker wrote: “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.”

In the lead-up to the Midterm elections, Trump has been travelling around the country, rallying voters with the late musician’s hit as part of his playlist.

Other artists such as Steven Tyler, The Rolling Stones and Adele have also been aggrieved by Trump using their music at his political appearances. Back in July, DJ Mag went to Soho and joined DJs including Seth Troxler, Midland, Gideön, Luke Solomun and more as a protest rave soundsystem travelled through the streets during Trump's UK visit. 

The US President was recently attacked by Moog, who encouraged customers to protest his trade tariffs, claiming that the company would see significant job losses as a result. 

Related: A new online store has been launched by the Prince Estate selling vinyl, cassettes and clothing.