Eminem is not a fan of Vivek Ramaswamy rapping one of his biggest hits on the campaign trail — he wants the Republican presidential candidate to lose his music. The “Lose Yourself” rapper made his feelings known to music licenser BMI after Vivek went viral for rapping some of Em’s Oscar-winning track on stage at the Iowa State Fair earlier this month.
In the letter, Marshall Mathers asks BMI to yank his songs from their agreement to stop Vivek from using his tracks. As a result, BMI fired off a cease and desist letter to Vivek’s campaign lawyer last week … telling them Eminem’s objecting to the use of his songs.
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2024 GOP candidate Vivek Ramaswamy raps Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” at the Iowa State Fair. pic.twitter.com/xUxlxUf3TY
— The Recount (@therecount) August 12, 2023
Lawyers for rapper Eminem have sent Vivek Ramaswamy a cease and desist letter demanding the candidate stop using his music on the campaign trail.
— Sawyer Hackett (@SawyerHackett) August 28, 2023