- TikTok users are scoring millions of views with raps and an open letter opposing President Donald Trump’s threat of a US ban on the social media app
- ‘Didn’t think this through, little Donny, did you? Not much of a businessman,’ one user freestyles on a clip with more than a million views and 500,000 likes
A TikTok star pounds a beat as she weaves lyrics mocking the idea of US President Donald Trump banning the short-form video sharing app.The “Trump Freestyle” post on Monday by @maya2960 quickly racked up more than a million views and 500,000 “likes” on the popular platform owned by China-based ByteDance.
“Didn’t think this through, little Donny, did you? Not much of a businessman,” she rapped.
“You can ban this app, there’ll be a new one. There’s supply where there’s demand.”
The lyrics included a promise that TikTok users would not go down without a fight, citing First Amendment protections against government censorship of free speech.
Another video snippet racking up views was captioned “Me trying to convince Trump to let us keep TikTok” and showed a woman colouring her face orange and building a brick wall.