Rihanna Warns Donald Trump Not To Use Her Music

Guns n Roses slams Trump for using its music

Rihanna now joins the growing list of artists making sure their music is not played at President Trump's rallies.

Rihanna hit back at President Trump after a reporter informed the singer her song was being played at the president's rally on Sunday. "Such use is therefore improper", stated the letter from the Bad Girl singer's legal team to White House counsel, according to Rolling Stone magazine.

Pharrell Williams' lawyer sent a cease-and-desist letter to Trump last month after "Happy" was played at a rally in IL just hours after a gunman killed 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

Other musicians who've contacted Trump's team to tell him to please do stop using their music include Adele, Sir Elton John, Neil Young, The Rolling Stones, Twisted Sister and Queen as well as the estates of Prince, George Harrison estate and Luciano Pavarotti.

The singer tweeted in response to The Washington Post's Philip Rucker, who wrote: "It's been said a million times, but here's a million and one - Trump's rallies are unlike anything else in politics". She replied, "Me nor my people would ever be at or around one of those tragic rallies".

The internet was quick to praise the nine-time Grammy victor for taking a stance.

On Tuesday, Rihanna, who endorsed Democrat Andrew Gillum in the Florida gubernatorial race, tweeted about the midterm elections, calling election day "the most important day for the rest of your lives".

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler filed a cease-and-desist letter after the president played his song Livin' On The Edge at a rally.

"Unfortunately the Trump campaign is using loopholes in the various venues" blanket performance licenses which were not intended for such craven political purposes, without the songwriters' consent.

"Just so ya know ..."

The document states: "It has come to our attention that President Trump has utilised (Rihanna's) musical compositions and master recordings, including her hit track Don't Stop The Music, in connection with a number of political events held across the United States".

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