Neil Young has actually mentioned he is ‘not OKAY’ with Donald Trump using his songs at his 4th of July weekend event.
Throughout Trump’s rally, held at the base of Mount Rushmore on Friday, the U.S. leader played 3 of the rocker’s songs, to Young’s obvious inflammation.
“This is NOT ok with me,” the 74- year-old tweeted from his official account, along with a video of his 1989 struck Rockin’ in a Free World playing over the noise system at the event.
After another clip emerged of his track Like a Typhoon playing prior to Trump took the phase, Young added: “I stand in solidarity with the Lakota Sioux & this is NOT ok with me.”
The comment referred to the Native individuals in the location, who were traditionally required off the spiritual land when gold was found in the area.
Young’s song Cowgirl in the Sand was likewise heard at the event, according to Due Date.
Young has actually formerly criticised Trump for playing Rockin’ in a Free World throughout his governmental campaign in 2015, with the star himself apparently a fan of Democratic prospect Bernie Sanders.
R.E.M., Pharrell Williams, Rihanna, Weapons N’ Roses, Rolling Stones, and the estate of Tom Petty have actually likewise objected to Trump’s usage of their music.