'Hate speech' suggestion prompted National to rethink of Eminem-like music - Stuff.co.nz

The National Party is in court today defending itself from allegations it used an Eminem song without permission in an election advertisement in 2014. "Hate speech" suspicions about Eminem's music led some working on a National Party ad to reconsider ...

Eminem, National Party court battle begins - NZCity

A legal battle between the National Party and musician Eminem's publishers has kicked off in Wellington with a court room full of lawyers being treated to some rap music. Detroit-based record companies Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated are suing ...

Court battle between Eminem and National Party begins - New Zealand Herald

It's a highly unusual day in the High Court; Eminem's Lose Yourself plays to a room of unsmiling lawyers and a High Court Justice. While rap isn't usually played in court, this song is the centre of a legal battle between the National Party, and those ...

Video: Lawyers, judge listen to Eminem's 'Lose Yourself' in National Party copyright case - Newshub

The National Party breached copyright by using a piece of production music in a 2014 election advertisement that resembled Eminem's 'Lose Yourself', a court has been told. The hearing between Eight Mile Style and the National Party began in the ...

Eminem sues NZ political party - Sky News Australia

Eminem's award-winning 2002 song 'Lose Yourself' has been played to a High Court judge in Wellington as a legal battle between the rapper's publishers and the New Zealand National Party gets underway. Eight-Mile Style, publisher of Eminem's 'Lose ...

Case begins against National Party over campaign ad's Eminem similarity - TVNZ

Chart-topping rap song Lose Yourself has been played in the Wellington High Court as a case taken by rap star Eminem's company against the National Party kicks off. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00.