Prince's estate is fighting back after Donald Trump played "Purple Rain" at a re-election rally in the singer's hometown, Minneapolis. "The Prince Estate will never give permission to President Trump to use Prince's songs," the late singer's Twitter account, now operated by his estate, wrote in a short statement.

Artists typically don't have control over if their music is played at events, political or not, according to NPR. However, the Prince estate has a legal agreement with the White House that the President can't use the artist's music.

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It was formed after "Purple Rain" was showing up as a favorite on Trump's pre-election playlists back in 2018. The Prince Estate and Prince's brother Omarr Baker filed a complaint, demanding Trump cease all use of the Prince catalogue.

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