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Eminem 'Lose Yourself' publisher sues New Zealand political party
Eminem 'Lose Yourself' publisher sues New Zealand political party

The music publisher of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" is suing a New Zealand political party for alleged unauthorized use of the Detroit rapper's Oscar- and Grammy-winning song during the run-up to a national election in the country. New Zealand’s National Party used the song in its efforts supporting the reelection of Prime Minister John Key, but the publisher, Eight Mile Style, said permission was never granted for that use. The U.K. Guardian quoted publishing company representative Joel Martin stating that “it is both disappointing and sadly ironic that the political party responsible for championing the rights of music publishers in New Zealand by the...

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