Amanda Black takes Ambitiouz Entertainment to court

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The last may not have been heard of the split between and former label, .

The singer had released a statement a few days ago to inform her fans that she and her former management were going their seperate ways.

In the release, she thanked Ambitiouz for all they have done for her and everything seemed to be fine as against acrimonious departures the imprint has now come be associated with.

In an ironic twist however, a Sunday Sun report has revealed filed a lawsuit against at the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

It is being reported that the label owes the Xhosa singer about R965 000 ($70 000) and a R200 000 cash prize for winning the Listeners Choice and Best R&B awards at the 2017 Metros.

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“The defendant in March provided the plaintiff with a bookings report reflecting bookings of previous months, which includes a split of the plaintiff’s performance fees to cater for permissible deductions, management commission and the amount due to the plaintiff,” reads an affidavit filed on behalf of Amanda Black by her lawyer, Zola Majava.

The report further went on to state that only tried to recoup their investment on the “Amazulu” star, following an advance that was paid to her at the time of signing her contract.

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“She received R50 000 of the money from the Metros,” the source said. “This is because she signed a 360 deal. That money was used to pay distributors, studio time and PR, among other things. Her contract included an advance. Ambitiouz was paying itself back for the investment that it made.” a source withing the company claimed.

This latest conflict continues a long list and tradition of controversial departures from Ambitiouz Entertainment.

Fifi Cooper recently settled her court case with the label, while the departure of others acts including A-Reece, and others weren’t cordial either.

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