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Eminem Will Donate Proceeds From New Zealand Lawsuit to Hurricane Victims

Eminem Will Donate Proceeds From New Zealand Lawsuit to Hurricane Victims

Eminem plans to donate any proceeds he receives from a New Zealand court ruling to hurricane relief.

It was recently ruled that a New Zealand political party breached copyright by using a song similar to the 45-year-old rapper’s “Lose Yourself” – titled “Eminem Esque” – in their ads, Billboard reports.

The conservative National Party was ordered to pay around 500,000 New Zealand dollars ($415,000) to Eminem‘s publisher, Eight Mile Style.

As the publisher filed the lawsuit, it’s not clear how much of the award will be given to Eminem.

Eminem was not a party to this lawsuit nor was he consulted regarding the case,” a rep said. “Any monetary settlement he receives from it will be donated to hurricane relief. He encourages the plaintiffs, 8 Mile Style, to do the same.”

ICYMI, watch Eminem slam President Trump in a rap he debuted at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.

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