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K'naan Vs. Mitt Romney


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been using K'naan's global hit "Wavin' Flag" (above) throughout his campaign tour, seemingly in honor of the ol' red white and blue. The incidence prompted K'naan to release a statement yesterday saying:

"I have not been asked for permission by Mitt Romney's campaign for the use of my song. If I had been asked, I would certainly not have granted it. I would happily grant the Obama campaign use of my song without prejudice."

Romney's camp claim the song was used through the campaign's regular blanket license but, out of respect for K'Naan's statement, won't be used again. Chapter closed. Still not as bad as Ronald Reagan's complete misinterpretation of Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A."

Below, watch Jon Stewart's breakdown of the staggering (nauseating) wealth of Mitt Romney. Clue: he paid $6 million in taxes last year.

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B3nchMarQ Shares The Music Video For 'New Friend$' Featuring A-Reece

South African hip-hop duo B3nchmarQ's new visuals for the single 'New Friend', featuring A-Reece, are a depiction of the quintessential boys' night out.

South African rap duo B3nchMarQ has officially released their music video for New Friend$ featuring A-Reece. The single comes off their recently released 18-track offering Power Trip Album which dropped in March 2021. The visuals for New Friend$ are a montage of a chilled night out with the entourage and were shot in Pretoria, A-Reece and B3nchMarQ's hometown.

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