Runtown Is In Trouble Again! Court Slams Runtown With Interim Injunction Over Breach Of Contract


Runtown Is In Trouble Again! Court Slams Runtown With Interim Injunction Over Breach Of Contract

Runtown Is In Hassle Once more!

Runtown has been intentionally breaching his contract with us (Eric Many) for some time and regardless of our many appeals to him he has refused to bulge.

He went for a present in Las Vegas since January 13th, 2018 and has since determined to withdraw all obligations of his contract. He has steadily been recording an album with out the consent and approval of his document label’.

In line with the assertion of declare filed on the Federal Excessive Court docket, by Eric Many,

“a Recording Settlement was made between the Plaintiff and the Defendant dated 22nd June 2016, the copyright and different mental property and cognate rights and authorized positions and protections relevant to all works completed by the Defendant throughout an preliminary interval of two years lined by the Settlement, is vested within the Plaintiff.
The Plaintiff will depend on a duplicate of the mentioned Recording Settlement at trial. 7. Beneath the Settlement, events acknowledge and acknowledge the sum of N114,456,670.00 (One Hundred and Fourteen Million, 4 Hundredand Fifty Six Thousand,Six Hundred and Seventy Naira) as “Prior Funding”, representing the sum invested by the Plaintiff into the event of the Defendant’s musical works and data below the defunct ‘Artiste Settlement’, precursor to the ‘Recording Settlement”.

In a press assertion issued this morning, the label additionally states that:

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“he’s recording with artists like Del B with out the written approval of the label and with out an Eric Many appointee on the level of recording as agreed in our contract.

Runtown has additionally been showing in venues and gathering look charges with out the approval of the label and likewise performing in personal exhibits with out the label’s consent which contravenes clause four.four.1 of his document deal which states that ‘the Defendant (Runtown) can solely have interaction in recording, collaborating or performing with different artistes for third events or different document firms upon correct notification upfront to the Plaintiff.

Upon this notification, the Plaintiff would then enter into an settlement with the collaborating artiste or his document firm to make sure that the Plaintiff and the Defendant obtain correct credit score, authorized/copyright safety and compensation for the collaborative work”.

Although Runtown’s document take care of Eric Many is because of expire in some unspecified time in the future this yr, the label says he nonetheless owes the corporate alot of cash together with,

‘A whole bunch of thousands and thousands in Naira from the Lamborghini Gallardo super-fast automotive which he nonetheless has to pay again to the label and and likewise an album that have to be launched by means of the fitting channels.
He has been doing quite a few collaborations with a number of artists with out getting the written approval of the label and because of this, no royalties have come again to the label from any of those collaborations. He has been warned severally about this on quite a few events however he refused to hear, so we because the label needed to go to court docket to cease him from these doubtful actions’.

The label additionally confirms sacking his present supervisor, Ifeanyi Nwunne saying,

‘Eric Many has additionally fired Ifeanyi Nwunne as Runtown’s supervisor. He’s extra of a drug addict that smokes marijuana around the clock. A brand new supervisor might be appointed soonest’.

“N65 MILLION being Normal Damages in opposition to the Defendant (Runtown) in favour of the Plaintiff for infringement of the Plaintiff’s copyright to the collaborative musical works “Name Me” and “Weekend” each of which featured the Defendant in addition to N5 MILLION as prices of this motion”
“Eric Many has chosen to carry again on something pertaining to Runtown,until additional investigations. Which means that anybody who engages Runtown and not using a written approval from Eric Many, signed by the chairman, might be sued closely.

This would be the second time in two years that Runtown has needed to face off together with his label. In Might 2016, he was sued within the Federal Excessive Court docket by Eric Many on allegations that he indicators up, concludes and attends musical exhibits with out the data of the label. Again then, Eric Many additionally secured a court docket injunction stopping Runtown from performing as an artiste anyplace on the earth. He later went again to the label to apologize and the case was settled out of court docket.

Beneath are copies of the Assertion of Declare and Interim Injunction filed in opposition to Runtown on the Federal Excessive Court docket, Lagos.

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