Dr. Dre will not be right here for Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene utilizing his music in her newest promo content material.
On Monday, the far-right congresswoman, who is understood for racist and antisemitic remarks, shared a video on her social media platforms that showcased her efforts that helped Kevin McCarthy safe his function as Home Speaker. The congresswoman is probably not too keen on Black folks, nevertheless it seems she has taken a liking to the music being produced by them, selecting to position Dr. Dre’s hit single, “Still D.R.E.” over her Reel.
The usage of the tune raised the eyebrows of many, together with the mega-producer himself. Dre slammed Greene and insisted he didn’t grant her permission to make use of his report.
“I don’t license my music to politicians, especially someone as divisive and hateful as this one,” the 57-year-old instructed TMZ.
Not solely did Dre categorical his disdain for his well-known tunes being related to Greene, he shortly took motion. His crew reached out to Twitter, who eliminated the video. Moreover, Greene was locked out of her Twitter account. Taking issues even additional, Dre has lawyered up and is now exploring authorized motion towards Greene. His legal professional Howard King despatched a letter to the congresswoman reiterating that Dre would by no means grant her permission to make use of his music to advertise her “hateful political agenda.”
Greene shared a screenshot of the TMZ article highlighting Dre’s unhappiness with the caption, “The next episode,” which is the identify of one other Dre basic.
The avid Trump supporter launched her personal assertion to TMZ, assuring them and the Grammy-award winner that she’d by no means use his lyrics that expressed purported “glorification of the thug life and drugs.”
Whereas that is an unlikely beef, it’ll be attention-grabbing to see simply how far Dr. Dre takes issues legally.