Award-winning rapper Nasty C and his former record label Mabala Noise are being hit with a R4.5-million lawsuit for breach of contract.
According to South Gauteng High court papers seen by Sunday world. Mabala Noise appointed a company called Freeworld Music to manage Nasty C's bookings and endorsement deals, they are now being sued for their unpaid services.
The paper reports that on the company started managing Nasty C on the 18th July 2016 after Mabala noise owner Nkabinde and Freeworld director Zyne Marcus’ cocus and Nasty C was brought in to discuss terms and clauses which he wanted to include in the contract, leading him to sign for an exclusive management agreement, publishing agreement and the artist agreement.
Freeworld Music is supposedly responsible for the rapper getting him endless bookings in several different states and also increasing his rate and is allegedly demanding damages in the amount of R4.5-million, made up of R3.5-million for loss of income and R1-million for damages. And demands that it be paid in interest.
"After the contract was signed the first defendant began booking more shows than he previously had and would earn approximately R200000 to R300000 per month. The plaintiff would make the necessary deductions and pay the first defendant what was due to him," reads court papers.
Freeworld Music, Nasty C and his current record label were not available for a comment, the paper reports that Mabala Noise owner Nkabinde confirmed the news and said that his company was adhering to the situation.
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