The release of Lara Trump’s new song, a country-style cover of Tom Petty’s hit “I Won’t Back Down,” has been met with censorship from music streaming services and billboard advertisers. Clear Channel, the company that owns a prominent billboard in Times Square, edited the artwork sent by Lara Trump to remove her name and the title of the song. This has led to speculation of possible legal action, as Lara Trump believes this act of censorship may be illegal.
The artwork in question, which was intended to appear on the Clear Channel billboard, featured Lara Trump on a horse with the words “I won’t back down” and her name. However, Clear Channel decided to only display the image of Lara Trump on the horse, without any mention of her name or the song title. This deviation from the agreed-upon artwork has sparked controversy and raised questions about political bias.
Mailman Media, the production team behind Lara Trump’s song, has a record of success with previous releases. Their collaboration with Donald Trump and the J6 Choir, titled “Justice for All,” reached number one on the Billboard charts and iTunes. Similarly, Kari Lake’s single “81 Million Votes My Ass,” also produced by Mailman Media, achieved success on multiple Billboard charts and reached number one on two of them. Their latest single, a parody of Eric Clapton’s “Cocaine” featuring the Truth Bombers and The Radikals, is also generating buzz.
Despite facing censorship from Apple and Spotify, Lara Trump’s debut song is garnering a positive response from listeners. The country-style cover of “I Won’t Back Down” is expected to be a hit. In an interview with The Gateway Pundit, Lara Trump expressed her frustration with the censorship and perceived discrimination against her based on her last name and political affiliation.
Clear Channel’s decision to alter the billboard artwork has raised concerns about a potential double standard in the industry. Lara Trump points out that Clear Channel has been willing to host billboards for causes such as Black Lives Matter, Planned Parenthood, and teachers unions, yet they deem her song as problematic. She believes this is indicative of a bias against conservatives and a discrimination based on political values.
Furthermore, Lara Trump alleges that streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify have also been suppressing her song. She claims that her version of “I Won’t Back Down” is not easily accessible on these platforms, with it being buried under other unrelated content. Lara Trump views this as another form of bias and discrimination against her and her family.
The incident has ignited a larger discussion about the state of free speech and censorship in the entertainment industry. Lara Trump argues that her treatment goes against the principles of the First Amendment and believes that legal action may be necessary to address this issue.
In conclusion, Lara Trump’s new song has faced censorship from both music streaming services and billboard advertisers. The alteration of the billboard artwork and the suppression of the song on streaming platforms raises concerns about potential bias and discrimination against conservatives in the industry. Lara Trump is considering legal action and asserts that such treatment is not only unjust but potentially illegal.