MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince’s surviving family members are asking President Donald Trump to stop using the late rock star’s music at campaign rallies.
Prince’s “Purple Rain” has frequently been on Trump’s playlist at recent rallies, including last week in Southaven, Mississippi.READ MORE: Texas Lawmakers Debating Redistricting As Third Special Session Begins At State Capitol
Prince’s half-brother Omarr Baker tweeted the estate’s opposition to use of any Prince music by Trump. A spokeswoman for the estate confirmed Friday that a request had been made to discontinue using it.READ MORE: A Closer Look At 4 Drugs Used To Treat COVID-19; What Really Works?
A White House spokeswoman referred questions to the Trump campaign, which didn’t immediately respond.MORE NEWS: Border Patrol Agents Find Migrants Using Storm Drain To Enter Texas Illegally
Prince died in 2016 from an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota.