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Dr. Dre Slams Marjorie Taylor Greene for Using His Music

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Legal action taken by Dre over Greene's use of his song Still D.R.E. in a Twitter video has resulted in the conservative politician being locked out of her account.

Rap legend and Hip Hop producer Dr. Dre has gotten Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from Twitter.

On Monday, lawyers for Dre, born Andre Young, sent a cease and desist to conservative Republican politician Marjorie Taylor Greene after she featured his song Still D.R.E. in a Twitter video.

"You are wrongfully exploiting this work through the various social media outlets to promote your divisive and hateful political agenda," the letter reads, continuing, "Mr. Young has not, and never will, grant you permission to broadcast or disseminate any of his music."

Greene is staunch supporter of former president Donald Trump, as well as a promoter of anti-Semitic and white supremacist Q-Anon conspiracy theories. She recently caught negative attention for her phone call to Trump from the floor of the House of Representatives, amidst the battle for Speaker of the House.

Afterwards, Greene posted a video that commemorated her call with Trump, and featured herself walking in slow motion to the beginning notes of Dre's hit song with Snoop Dogg.

“It’s time to begin … and they can’t stop what’s coming," the Tweet's caption read.

The video has since been removed due to copyright, though Dre's lawyers made it clear that ownership wasn't their main concern in sending the cease and desist.

"One might expect that, as a member of Congress, you would have a passing familiarity with the laws of our country," the letter continues. "It’s possible, though, that laws governing intellectual property are a little too arcane and insufficiently populist for you to really have spent much time on. We’re writing because we think an actual lawmaker should be making laws not breaking laws, especially those embodied in the constitution by the founding fathers."

Greene has since told TMZ, who first reported on the correspondence, that Dre's team has taken further action and she has since been locked out of her Twitter account.

She also responded to Dre via the outlet, saying: "While I appreciate the creative chord progression, I would never play your words of violence against women and police officers, and your glorification of the thug life and drugs."

Dre himself also spoke to TMZ, relaying the sentiment shared by his lawyers.

“I don’t license my music to politicians, especially someone as divisive and hateful as this one."

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