Zlatan/Gelato Saga: DJ Cuppy’s Lawyers Demand Apology From Davido’s Aide, Isreal Over Libellous Statement


Zlatan/Gelato Saga: DJ Cuppy’s Lawyers Demand Apology From Davido’s Aide, Isreal Over Libellous StatementPopular singer and disc jockey, Florence Otedola better known as DJ Cuppy has finally carried her threat to file a lawsuit against Davido’s aide, Isreal Afeare over his “defamatory statement”.

Cuppy’s lawyers, Babajide Koku & Co., have written Afeare demanding he makes a public apology over his libellous statements against their client.

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Recall that last month, Davido’s personal logistic manager, Isreal DMW, via an Instagram post alleged that despite the commercial success of 2019 hit song, Gelato by the two artists, the disc jockey did not compensate Zlatan.

The man said this was the reason for the fallout between Zlatan and DJ Cuppy.

He also claimed that Cuppy took the singer to Abuja for her fund raising where she made billions of Naira but refused to remunerate Zlatan.

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Afeare wrote;

Kudos to someone like Zlatan, who took a bold step by flushing a full fake friend like Cuppy who was just using his head all in the name of my papa na Otedola. Zlatan did a hit collabo with her, ordinary one kobo, he no see. She also took Zlatan to Abuja for her fundraising where she made billions of naira and didn’t even remember Zee for one kobo until tomorrow. No accommodation, no feeding. Zlatan had to even spend his own personal money at Transcorp Hilton to carter for everyone including me. Dis na 2021 abeg.

In response to his allegations, DJ Cuppy said she did not breach any contractual agreement regarding the song Gelato, which she made with Zlatan Ibile.

She went ahead and threatened to sue him for libel and defamation.

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True to her threat, Cuppy’s lawyers have now reportedly served Davido’s aide whose full name is Isreal Afeare a legal notice dated February 10, 2021, where they stated that there was no contractual breach between both singers.

She also demanded a public apology from him over his claim that Zlatan didn’t make any money from their hit song, Gelato.

In addition, Cuppy demanded a withdrawal of his statement which will be publicly shared, and a letter of undertaking to cease and desist from publishing these allegations or similar allegations.

A compensation or further actions will be taking against him if he fails to respond within seven days of receiving the notice.

The demands are;

We, therefore, write to demand that you immediately cease and desist from all libellous and defamatory statements of our Client, her business and her brand.

Furthermore, we demand that within seven days of receipt of this letter; (i) You write a letter to be shared with the public containing a suitable withdrawal and apology in terms to be approved by us on our Clients behalf. (ii) You provide us with your full assurance and an undertaking in writing that you will cease and desist from repeating the publication of those or similar allegation concerning our client.

Read the full legal notice below;


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