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Marco Rubio Is "Really Interested" in EDM

But we thought the Republican hopeful was into West coast hip-hop.

Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado

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What do presidential candidates listen to while on the campaign trail and want to kick back a little? For Republican candidate, Marco Rubio, it's Avicii. And maybe a little Calvin Harris.

The Florida Senator who finished third in the Iowa caucus, told CNN's Alisyn Camerota that he's been "really interested" in electronic dance music for a couple of years now.

"I just like it because the lyrics are clean, so I can listen to it in front of my kids and not worry about it," Rubio said in the TV interview.

Rubio went to explain that he used to be a hip-hop fan, but having kids censored his musical tastes. "The lyrics have gotten harder and harder to listen to when you have 10-year-olds in the car," he said.

Anna is THUMP's news editor. Send her your campaign trail playlists on Twitter.