- Emtee wants his royalties and awards back from his former label, Ambitiouz Entertainment
- He has been lambasting his former bosses on social media since leaving the label
- The star has now decided to take his matter to court where he is demanding that the stable release his royalties dating back to 2015
Mzansi rapper Emtee wants his royalties and awards from his former employers, Ambitiouz Entertainment.
The star has been embroiled in a nasty twar with the the record label since he left them in 2019.
He has been using social media to demand all his awards back and royalties from the all the albums he made while still signed under them.
The Roll Up hitmaker has decided not to only fight his battles with Ambitiouz on social media, but also in the Pretoria High Court.
Sunday World reports that Emtee is demanding that his former stable release his royalties dating back from his first album, Avery, which he released in 2015.
In the court papers seen by Sunday World, Emtee wants Ambitiouz and its boss Kgosithebe Mahumapelo to give him what’s due to him.
The rapper confirmed the court battle over his royalties and the release of some confidential papers relating to his contract with the label.
“Ubani okutshele lento? (Who told you this info?) Yes there is a court case going on, but please speak to my lawyers. They will be able to tell you everything relating to it."
Dumisani Motsamai, Emtee's lawyer, from Morolong Inc, confirmed the case.
"We confirm that we act for Mthembeni Ndevu professionally known as 'Emtee'. We confirm further that there are ongoing high court proceedings involving him and his former record label Ambitiouz Entertainment, in which we are applicants."
However, Motsamai said he was not at liberty to comment further on the actual details or merits of the case "for reasons of attorney-client privilege".
Ambitiouz Communications Manager Thando Gakebodiwe reportedly declined to comment.
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