- Kiss Daniel’s former record label G-Worldwide has dragged him to court
- The label says he has violated a court order filed against him after he set up his own record label
- They have also warned the general public from doing business with him
It appears all is not well between popular musician Kiss Daniel and his former record label G-Worldwide as the latter has taken him to court.
Kiss Daniel had announced on social media that he has launched his own record label Flyboy INC and as a result anyone who wants to do business with him should do so via his new company.
However G-Worldwide writing via their lawyers Calmhill Partners in a statement obtained by NAIJ.com revealed that Kiss Daniel had no right to set up a new label because he still has a contract with them. Also, the release of his new song titled No Do under Flyboy is a violation of a court order by a Federal High Court.
The label is accusing him of “taking steps to appoint a new manager, solicit for bookings, and has continued to negotiate and enter performance agreements in respect of the songs from the album New Era, and Evolution which is set to be released soon containing singles such as Yeba, For You, Senorita, Sofa and others, produced under the contract, including using the stage name ‘Kiss Daniel’ without the company’s prior consent and permission.”
The company further warned the general public against contracting any form of business with Kiss Daniel. “The import of the order being that the state under which the parties existed under the contract should be preserved until the court makes a determination of the motion on notice filed by the company. All and any dealings in respect of the upload, distribution, and or performance of any of the songs, as well as the use or exploitation of the name ‘Kiss Daniel’ can therefore only be entered or made with the prior written consent and permission of the company as provided under the contract.”
G-Worldwide added that anyone who does business with Kiss Daniel risks being held in contempt of court. “The matter is now before a court of law (subjudice), and following the order to maintain status quo, any unauthorized upload, distribution, exploitation, performance, sales, and use of the songs (from the New Era and Evolution albums), or stage name ‘Kiss Daniel’, in any show, event, downloading or streaming platform, will be in violation of the order of the Federal High Court.
"Anyone who does or continues to do so shall be liable as an accomplice for contempt of court, and the full weight of the law will be brought against that person as a contemnor. Any person or organization who negotiates, or enters into any agreement with Mr. Anidugbe to engage him on the basis of his presumed rights over the songs in both albums, or the use of the stage name ‘Kiss Daniel’, does so at his or her own risk and peril.”
Kiss Daniel has responded to this new development, writing via his social media handles that "it is going to be a sweet victory for him."
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