Prince estate objects to Trump playing 'Purple Rain' at Minnesota rally
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The estate of the late singer Prince is objecting to the use of his song "Purple Rain" at President TrumpDonald John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage MORE's rally on Thursday night, saying the campaign had previously promised not to use Prince songs at activities.

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“The Prince Estate will never give permission to President Trump to use Prince’s songs," read a tweet from the official Prince account.

 

The late singer's estate in 2018 told the president's campaign to stop using the song at rallies or other events.

Trump's campaign then agreed not to "use Prince's music in connection with its activities going forward," according to a letter shared by Prince's estate.

However, the song played Thursday night before a Trump rally in Minneapolis. The choice may have been because Prince was a Minneapolis native.

Prince was progressive in his politics while alive, playing a concert for former President Obama and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement at the 2015 Grammys.