Veteran Nigerian Singer Tony Tetuila and Ghanaian singer Tic Tac have slammed Wizkid with $82,000 (N30Million) Lawsuit over copyright infringement.
Wizkid is being sued jointly by Tony Tetuila and Ghanaian musician Tic Tac, demanding $82,000 in compensation for allegedly failing to pay for their song ‘Fefe Ne Efe’ which was released in 2004.
In an interview on Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hit with Andy Dosty, Tic said Wizkid sampled the chorus of ‘Fefe Ne Efe’ for his verse on DJ Tunez’s song titled ‘Gbese’.
Tic Tac and Tony Tetuila in a writ addressed to the defendant, Tic and Tony Tetuila are seeking damages to the tune of N30,000,000 equivalent to GH?473,379.29 ($82,758.62).
They are also seeking 35% of both digital sales and royalties DJ Tunez and Wizkid received from the song.
See the writ below: