Ocasio-Cortez voices support for Taylor Swift in artist's battle to perform her songs

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezNew York City issues Monday night curfew amid protests Engel primary challenger drops out, endorses fellow challenger Trump says he will designate antifa a terrorist organization MORE (D-N.Y.) on Friday voiced support for artist Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison SwiftThe Memo: Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil Taylor Swift slams Trump tweet: 'You have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence?' Fashion designer Christian Siriano's face mask operation started with a tweet to Cuomo MORE on Twitter.

The award-winning singer and songwriter tweeted Thursday about her ongoing battle against record executives Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta.


According to Swift's tweet, Braun and Borchetta, who own the rights to Swift's older songs, are prohibiting the 29-year-old from performing those songs live. 

The freshman congresswoman took to Twitter to show her support for Swift.

"Private equity groups' predatory practices actively hurt millions of Americans," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Friday.

"Their leveraged buyouts have destroyed the lives of retail workers across the country, scrapping 1+ million jobs. Now they’re holding @taylorswift13’s own music hostage. They need to be reigned in."