Last Week Tonight: New Zealand’s Eminem Trial

Published on May 9, 2017 by

Three years ago, the National Party in New Zealand was accused of ripping off one of Eminem’s biggest hits “Lose Yourself” for one of their their electional campaign ads. However, their campaign manager claimed that Eminem-esque, the song used in that ad was “pretty legal.” The court case of Eight Mile Style v New Zealand National Party is now in full effect.  Let John Oliver of Last Week Tonight joyfully explain everything.

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