Tony Tetuila drag Wizkid to court over copyright infringement

Tetuila and Tic Tac are demanding over N30 million from Wizkid because his single “Gbese” has some content from their 2004 hit song.

Veteran singer, Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye better known as Tony Tetuila, and Ghanaian singer, Tic Tac has sued Wizkid over copyright infringement of their 2004 hit song, Fefe N’efe.
The lawsuit against Wizkid was confirmed in a screenshot of Tetuila’s statement on Twitter.
However, the tweet seems to have been deleted when Pulse checked Tetuila’s Twitter page to confirm the statement.
His tweet published by Instablog 9ja reads, “ I want to clear the air as I am hearing things coming to Ghana. Yes, it is true that Tic from Ghana (formerly known as Tic Tac) are both suing Wizkid and DJ Tunez at the Nigerian Federal High Court for violating our intellectual property rights from our song Fefe N’ efe. Our lawyers have advised us not to say more than that. Thank you.
According to a court document dated August 26, 2019, shared on Instagram by Instablog 9ja, He and Tac are demanding over N30 million from Wizkid because his single “Gbese” was produced by DJ Tunez, has some content from Tony and Tic Tac 2004 hit song.
The singers are also seeking 35% of both digital sales and royalties DJ Tunez and Wizkid received from the song.

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