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Rihanna slams Trump for using her music at rallies

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posted a scathing tweet about US using her at Republican rallies.

The Barbadian artiste's attention was drawn to a tweet which mentioned that Rihanna's "Don't Stop the Music" was blaring at a rally as aides tossed free Trump t-shirts into the crowd, reported

In response, tweeted: "Not for much longer... me nor my people would ever be at or around one of these tragic rallies, so thanks for the head's up!"

Prior to her tweet about "Don't Stop the Music", had endorsed for of in the midterm elections.

"You have the opportunity to make history this election," she wrote on Instagram, addressing the US voters who will head to the polls on Tuesday.

"The US has only had four black governors in its entire history, and we can help make the next one and Florida's first," she added.

The Grammy award-winner is the latest prominent artiste to denounce Trump for using their to promote causes they do not believe in. sent a legal challenge over his use of the song "Happy" on the day of the synagogue massacre.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 18:56 IST