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8 politicians scolded by musicians over song use

  • U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) waves to supporters after announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower on April 13, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle, Getty Images

    Musical duo Axwell and Ingrosso were quick to let it be known they didn't appreciate hearing their hit electronic number "Something New" playing for the crowds at Freedom Tower immediately after Marco Rubio announced he was running for president Monday.

    The Florida senator, who apparently favors electronic dance music in addition to rap, didn't get permission from the two former Swedish House Mafia musicians before blasting it at his Miami rally, and was rebuked by the duo just a day later.

    "Axwell ^ Ingrosso didn't give their permission for this song to be used and don't want to be affiliated with a particular party during the upcoming presidential race," the band said in a statement Tuesday.