Eminem sues New Zealand political party over Lose Yourself

Eminem’s music publishers are suing New Zealand’s National Party over allegedly copying the rapper’s hit “Lose Yourself” in a TV ad. The Detroit-based music publishers claim the conservative party copied the 2002 song for the 2014 election campaign.

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The ad soundtrack, titled “Eminem Esque,” features a similar beat as the original song. The party said it purchased the track through an Australian-based supplier and didn’t infringe any copyright.

Originally published at SocialUnderground.

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