- Arthur Mafokate reportedly wants singer Cici to pay back the money she allegedly owes his record company, 999
- Arthur has claimed in court papers that Cici, who is his ex-girlfried, owes him an estimated R60 000
- Arthur also wants the Joburg High Court to grant him access to his former signee's financial records
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A social media user has described Arthur Mafokate as a "greedy monster" after news broke that he wants his former artist Cici to pay him back an estimated R60 000.
The 999 boss has claimed that the songstress, who is also his ex-girlfriend, has not paid him the money as per their signed agreement.
According to reports, the Mnike hitmaker is demanding a share of the singer's artistic work. He claims that Cici signed an exclusive artist agreement with his record label, 999, back in 2016. She was supposed to have recorded two albums under the stable.
Arthur wants the Joburg High Court to grant him access to Cici's financial records so he could see how much money she has made since leaving his record label, so he can then make a claim.
Sunday World reports that a clearance agreement came about when Cici wanted to leave 999 in 2017. This agreements makes Arthur's company the sole owners of Cici's future artistic work, which include singles and albums, as they hold the publishing rights.
According to Arthur, his record label is also entitled to 6% royalties of Cici's albums, as well as another 6% of the revenue generated on the three albums to be recorded by Cici as long as they were not released three years from the date in which she left his label.
According to court papers seen by the publication, Cici's gigs or songs she produced herself would be owned by 999 with royalties amounting to 12%. 10% of her sponsorships and endorsement deals would go to 999.
Arthur also claimed that Cici did not inform him when she signed under Ambitiouz Entertainment in 2017. Arthur estimated that Cici generated approximately R1 million from her album Busisiwe and the eight songs she has released whilst signed under Ambitiouz. From this amount, he claims to be entitled to R60 000, an amount Cici has not paid despite him asking her to pay up.
Social media users have reacted to Arthur's demands. Check out some of their comments below:
"Mafokate can’t resist sleeping with his artists and every time it ends in tears. What a disgusting company owner!"
"Though, mos @ArthurMafokate wants to milk Cici dry."
This is not the first time the two stars have taken each other to court. Briefly.co.za reported on how Mzansi reacted when Arthur was acquitted of all assault charges Cici has opened against him. Tweep @HononoAphiwe commented at the time:
"Haibo guys nathula? We owe @ArthurMafokate an apology!! Let's keep the same energy we had when we vilified him and called him an abuser and asked that he be cancelled."
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Prince Kaybee has revealed that he is no longer interested in working with Mzansi musician Busiswa again. The two stars kept Mzansi on the dance floor with their smash hit Banomoya in 2018 but Kaybee is no longer keen to work with Busiswa.
A tweep recently suggested that Busiswa was the only thing missing on a beat that Kaybee had shared on social media as part of his #PrinceKaybeeProducerChallenge. The award-winning music producer was quick to switch off his beat after Busiswa's name was mentioned. Kaybee replied to the tweep with a huge "NAH".
Another tweep quickly asked Kaybee if he has a good relationship with the SBWL hitmaker. Kaybee, who has been beefing with a lot of Mzansi celebs on the micro-blogging app, said he "isn't sure".
"I’m not sure, I saw her tweets the other day though."
Busiswa apparently rubbed Kaybee the wrong way when she sub-tweeted him last week while he was engaged in a twar with singer and actor Naak Musiq.
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