Twice-impeached former US President Donald Trump will try to reclaim the White House in 2024.
“Tonight I am announcing my candidacy for President of the United States to make America great and glorious again,” Trump said at a public rally at his Mar-a-Lago, Florida, mansion.
Apparently, the Donald Trump campaign played soul duo Sam & Dave’s “Hold On, I’m Coming” at a political event on Tuesday. Music legend Isaac Hayes co-wrote the 1966 song. did.
Isaac Hayes’ legacy reacted to Trump’s use of “wait, I’m coming” as part of the presidential announcement.
Isaac Hayes’ family doesn’t want to tie late musician to Donald Trump
“Again, Isaac Hayes’ estate and family did not approve of Donald Trump’s use of ‘Hold on I’m Coming’ by Sam and Dave in tonight’s 2024 presidential announcement. We are considering multiple legal options to stop this abuse,” read @isaachayes’ tweet.
The Estate continues: [and] David Porter makes more rallies and public appearances. ”
Sam & Dave’s “Hold On, I’m Coming” became a Top 40 hit for Stax Records. A single produced by Jim Stewart billboardhot R&B charts. The RIAA certified him Gold for this record in July 1995.
Hayes Estate also accused Trump earlier this year
This isn’t the first time the Isaac Hayes Foundation has responded to Donald Trump’s adoption of “Hold On, I’m Coming” as the theme music for his speech. In May, the estate took issue with a song played at an NRA convention.
“Isaac Hayes’ estate and family did not and will never approve of Donald Trump’s use of ‘Hold on I’m Coming’ by Sam and Dave at this weekend’s @NRA convention.” Our condolences to the victims of Uvalde and their families, and to the victims of mass shootings around the world.” Tweeted @isaachayes account.
Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016 by defeating Senator Hillary Clinton in the Electoral College ballot. He failed his 2020 re-election. Then-Vice President Joe Biden defeated Trump in both the Electoral College vote and the popular vote. Many Republicans blame Trump for the party’s failure to deliver a “red wave” into the 2022 midterm elections.