WAHALA: Federal High Court orders Vector to stop all musical activities

Published 6 years ago by: Charles colins
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at 2-02-2014 09:01PM (6 years ago)

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A Federal High Court in Lagos has issued an order restraining popular rapper Vector from further breaching his contract with record label YSG Entertainment.
To put it in simple English, V.E.C cannot act in full capacity as an artiste. That means NO recording, releasing or distributing of any song or musical work. He cannot record any music video or perform on any stage.

The injunction documented as Suit no FHC/L/CS/1252/13, filed against him at the said court, was granted on Friday, January 31, 2014, by presiding judge J.T Tsoho.
‘Pursuant to persistent breach of contract by rap artiste Olanrewaju ‘Vector’ Ogunmefun, the Record label, YSG Entertainment Ltd, through the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, have obtained an injunction restraining him from further activities constituting a breach of his Record Contract Extension Agreement and Assignment and License Agreement dated 26th October 2011, duly entered into by both parties,’ the injunction reads.

Vector’s contract with YSG expires in 2017. He started having issues with the label in 2012, with sources saying the rapper felt the label was not going in the right direction with his brand and promotion.

But in a twist of things, NET gathered that Vector has also sued the label and is in the process of filing a separate injunction against them.
‘We also took them to court. The case is ongoing as we speak,’ Michael Umoru, Vector’s current manager, says.
Umoru also adds that they have not been served any letter and are not aware of the injunction. ‘Neither Vector nor I or even our lawyers have been served any letter, so this is news to us,’ he told NET.

Larry28 at 2-02-2014 09:06PM (6 years ago)
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lanudja at 2-02-2014 09:10PM (6 years ago)
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Chai! dem don kill dis guy career be dat. Its a pity
Dames at 2-02-2014 09:30PM (6 years ago)
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We don hear.
Chylove247 at 2-02-2014 09:40PM (6 years ago)
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Ok nah
Wysetots at 2-02-2014 09:50PM (6 years ago)
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Abegs ooo

Let VEC be oo.......One of the Rappers with lyrics and content in 9ja.
cocoeni at 2-02-2014 09:53PM (6 years ago)
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too bad, dem won turn dis guy to square zero
beneno at 2-02-2014 10:14PM (6 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
softhils at 2-02-2014 10:43PM (6 years ago)
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wat did he do dat warrants such judgementv??  he worse pass dose useless thiefs governing us?
metrics at 2-02-2014 10:58PM (6 years ago)
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Moral lesson to all upcoming artiste that they shld think very well b4 signing one useless long term contract with any record label, cos if they do, they might be enslaved to them till they themselves are very useless musically. And to our dickhead c~~~~~t, pls if they present this type of matter to you, tell them that you have corrupt politicians, and citizens to sentence to long term imprisonment, and not wasting taxpayers on matters that are not necessary to adjudicate on. Huh?
dareper at 2-02-2014 11:24PM (6 years ago)
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Abeg oo, make una allow this guy to dey rap for us.
Afrogotojail at 3-02-2014 02:08AM (6 years ago)
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Slavery all in the name of contract
engrtope at 3-02-2014 02:30AM (6 years ago)
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no wahala
maxzy277 at 3-02-2014 03:56AM (6 years ago)
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Waco Jaco type of Contract?....
DrSoba at 3-02-2014 04:36AM (6 years ago)
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IDOKOO at 3-02-2014 06:36AM (6 years ago)
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This is the reason why i left EXTRA LARGE LABEL - KADUNA and JAM ROCK ENTAIMENT - LAGOS. some contract are imprisonment and should be very careful. from KURAT (KURATA) .a.k.a. AYANKY. Benue most hottest upcoming artist. IDOMA SON.
jonahan at 3-02-2014 07:19AM (6 years ago)
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hylink at 3-02-2014 07:53AM (6 years ago)
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YSG Young Shall Grow motors should pay more attention on transport they know nothing about music
chicco77 at 3-02-2014 07:54AM (6 years ago)
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sad for him
johnaguinam at 3-02-2014 08:06AM (6 years ago)
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e don be 4 am
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