Attorneys for Dr. Dre inform Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene to cease utilizing his music

Attorneys for rap legend Dr. Dre are demanding that Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene cease his utilizing his music, after the controversial politician used the hit “Nonetheless D.R.E.”

“I don’t license my music to politicians, particularly somebody as divisive and hateful as this one,” Dre, who was born Andre Younger, mentioned in an announcement.

Greene, who represents a district in northeast Georgia, has promoted the far-right and baseless conspiracy idea QAnon, and in February 2022 she spoke at a white nationalist occasion.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday.Jacquelyn Martin / AP

In December she mentioned she would have “gained” the Jan. 6 Capitol assault if she had deliberate it with former Trump aide Steve Bannon, which earned a rebuke from the White Home in addition to Democratic lawmakers.

The letter from Dre’s lawyer, Howard King, dated Monday, calls for that the Greene instantly stop and desist from utilizing Dre’s music. The letter says she has been utilizing it on social media.

“One would possibly anticipate that, as a member of Congress, you’ll have a passing familiarity with the legal guidelines of our nation. It’s doable, although, that legal guidelines governing mental property are a bit too arcane and insufficiently populist so that you can actually have spent a lot time on,” the letter reads. “We’re writing as a result of we expect an precise lawmaker ought to be making legal guidelines not breaking legal guidelines, particularly these embodied within the structure by the founding fathers.”

Music publication Rolling Stone reported that the recognizable “Nonetheless D.R.E.” beat was utilized in a video posted to Twitter, which seems to have since been eliminated.

A spokesperson for Greene on Monday despatched a response from the Congress member to Dr. Dre that learn: “Whereas I respect the inventive chord development, I’d by no means play your phrases of violence towards ladies and cops, and your glorification of the thug life and medicines.”

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