Bukola Elemide, the ace Nigerian singer fondly called Asa, has filed a copyright infringement suit against Joeboy over his recently-released song ‘Contour’.

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In a letter sent to Joeboy and shared on his Instagram story, Asa is demanding N300 million for the track.

The ‘Ocean’ crooner also gave Joeboy a 24-hour ultimatum to take down the song from all streaming platforms.

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”It has been brought to our attention that your newly released song, Contour (the “Song”), infringes on the copyright of our Client, as recorded/captured in a musical composition (the “Composition”) which she created in a recording session, which took place on 22 September 2020, with the producer of the Song, Alageu Michael Chidozie (p.k.a Tempoe) in attendance,” reads the letter, dated September 30.

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“We, hereby, demand that you immediately remove the song from all DSPs and any other platforms within twenty-four (24) hours of your receipt of this letter, with a written apology issued to our Client as well as halt any additional infringements of our Composition, including any other infringements.”

Asa, through her lawyers, also demanded a 60 percent publishing split on the song and a written apology.

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Reacting to the lawsuit, Joeboy, whose real name is Joseph Akinfenwa, dared Asa to do her worse, adding that “it’s been 48hours.”

The fast-rising singer also said he might be acting cool, but he is not a soft person.

“Cos I dey always do love and light you think sey I be soft meat. You said I have 24 hours, it’s been 48hours, do something,” he wrote.

Listen to ‘Contour’ below:

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