Eminem has asked Republican candidate Vivek Ramaswamy to stop rapping his songs during the Conservative Party’s primary campaign. He has done so through a letter sent by his representative and published in the Daily Mail newspaper. This August, the businessman also went viral by singing the famous song ‘Lose yourself’ at the Iowa State Fair, which that has provoked the complaint of the American singer.
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According to the document, dated August 23, the agency Bradcast Music, INC (BMI) received “a communication from Marshall B. Mathers, professionally known as Eminem, objecting to Vivek Ramaswamy using Eminem’s musical compositions for his campaign ( the ”Eminem Works“) and asking that BMI remove all Eminem Works from the agreement”, picks up the letter, sent directly to the Republican candidate.
Vivek Ramaswamy starred in the first US party primary debate despite having no government experience. The businessman, who owns a biotechnology company and is a contributor to Fox News, has attacked policies to curb climate change, which he called a “hoax”, in addition to making statements such as that to combat mental health problems, one had to pray more.
For now, the polls continue to give more than half of the Republican vote to former President Donald Trump, who will go on trial on March 4 for the assault on the Capitol, as confirmed by the judge on Monday. Ramaswamy has promised to pardon Trump if he is finally convicted.
When the news of Eminem’s letter was made public, Ramaswamy replied on his Twitter account with a play on words again using lyrics by the American rapper, also known as ‘Slim Shady’: “Will The REAL Slim Shady Please Stand Up?” (“Will the REAL Slim Shady ever stand up?”), he said in a tweet, in which he added: “He didn’t say what I think he said, did he?”