Cardi B Countersues Former Manager for Over $15 Million

Cardi B countersuing her ex-manager for $15M

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However, in one of the deals, he demanded 50% of her royalty fees from her contract with Atlantic Records.

Cardi's legal team also claims that Raphael's companies, KSR and WorldStar, failed to give Cardi B a full accounting of her funds.

Chart-topping rap star Cardi B is reportedly counter-suing her ex-manager for $15 million.

The lawsuit filed by District Attorney Paul LiCalsi in NY stated Shaft used Cardi B.'s money for leisure such as "personal travel, entertainment and expenses" and his staff withdrew "loans" without the star's consent.

The counterclaim, filed by Almanzar, (minus Foster, Quality Control Management, Lee and Thomas), denies nearly all but the basic allegations, acknowledging that Foster is indeed her publicist, for example, or that she did indeed sign a management contract and recording contract with Raphael and his company WorldStar.

She further revealed in the suit that the estranged manager, made the management deal way too beneficial to him.

He continued: 'While he is proud of their successful collaborations as she evolved from Instagram influencer to music megastar, Shaft is disappointed by her actions to freeze him out of her career, which are detailed in the complaint'.

These allegations come with a pretty hefty claim for damages: more than $15 million.

Shaft, who claims to have discovered Cardi B (real name: Belcalis Almanzar) filed a lawsuit against her in April for breach of contract and defamation over posts she wrote on social media. Owing to his vision and drive, Cardi B can now bring her talents to the world and obtain a level of success few artists ever achieve. 22. Leonard is listed as a co-writer on Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow". Shaft named both men in the suit, in addition to Patientce Foster, who's Cardi B's publicist/stylist, according to Variety. Her latest album "Invasion of Privacy" was released earlier this month and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200.

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