Rapper Boingotlo Mooketsi popularly knowns as Fifi Cooper was slapped with a court interdict by her previous employer, Ambitiouz Entertainment for contract breach.
The recording label released a statement confirming the interdict from the Gauteng High court. According to the statement, the rapper cannot sing any of ‘her’ songs must pay back royalties, court costs, and damages, and cannot claim copyright of ‘her’ songs.
Fifi Cooper was also instructed not to make any statement claiming ownership of copyright to the songs. Fifi has further been ordered to pay damages for infringing on the stable’s copyrights and to pay the legal costs of the suit.
Cooper was also ordered to return all the songs to the stable or delete them from her media platforms, like memory sticks.
Official Statement: High Court Matter Between Ambitious Group (PTY) (LTD) and Fifi Cooper. pic.twitter.com/st8OdhDZKM
— Ambitiouz Ent (@Ambitiouz_Ent) November 27, 2017
Ambitiouz Entertainment boss Kgosi Mahumapelo confirmed they have interdicted the talented musician.
“She is interdicted from infringing all our copyright in relation to the songs; she is interdicted from making any media statements claiming ownership of copyright; she is to pay damages to Ambitiouz, which damages will be determined by conducting an inquiry in terms of section 24 of the Copyright Act; and she is ordered to pay costs of the application, including costs of two counsel,” read a written response from Mahumapelo.