“She think say I be soft meat” Nigerian singer Joeboy speaks as Asa slams a copyright infringement notice of 300 million on him
Legendary female singer Bukola Elemide who is popularly known as Asa, has slammed a copyright infringement notice on the Afropop sensation, Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy.
On the controversial suit , the European-based singer claimed that Joeboy last song, Contour was lifted from her musical composition which she recorded on September 22nd, 2020.
Reacting to this, she demanded the sum of N300 million and a 60% (sixty percent) publishing split on the song.
The copy was sent to Joeboy’s team from Asa’s in a composed letter which has got many Nigerians talking about it.
The letter states;
”It has been brought to our attention that your newly released song, Contour (the “Song”), infringes on the copyright of our Client, as recorded/captured in a musical composition (the “Composition”) which she created in a recording session, which took place on 22 September 2020, with the producer of the Song, Alageu Michael Chidozie (p.k.a Tempoe) in attendance”
“We hereby demand that you immediately remove the Song from all DSPs and any other platforms within twenty-four (24) hours of your receipt of this letter, with a written apology issued to our Client as well as halt any additional infringements of our Composition, including any other infringements.”
‘We also demand that the sum of N300,000,000 (Three Hundred Million Naira) as well as a 60% (sixty percent) publishing split on the Song be assigned to our Client.”
In reactions, Joeboy fired back at her, insisting Via his Instagram story that although he appears quiet, it wouldn’t means he’s very soft.
He further dared Asa to go ahead with any legal right and punish him with the claim that she awaits her. He shared the saga and captioned it with the word, ‘Lol’.
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