Rapper and TV presenter Jub Jub has unleashed his legal professionals on DSTV channel Moja Love after the channel reportedly refused to pay him for his much-love dishonest present Uyajola 9/9.
In keeping with Sunday World, the channel is punishing the Ndikhokhele hitmaker for allegedly insulting his feminine enterprise accomplice, Keabetswe Mokoena.
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THE JUB JUB AND MOKOENA DEBACLE
Mokoena and Jub Jub are enterprise companions at NGO Raah Basis, which was contracted by the federal government to organise the Moses Kotane Arts Pageant that was anticipated to happen between 3 and 4 December 2022 on the Moruleng Stadium in North West.
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Nevertheless, Uyajola 9/9 presenter cancelled the music occasion, citing “model injury” as the rationale.
His assertion got here after Mokoena accused him of verbal abuse, harassment, emotional stress, and “substantial hurt to her skilled fame and enterprise”. She additionally accused the musician of attempting to learn from the group undertaking, The Citizen reported on the time.
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In response, nonetheless, the TV character dismissed the accusations as “false”. He additionally claimed that Mokoena was the one who was exploiting younger artists, misappropriating funds, and extorting stakeholders.
JUB JUB VIOLATED MOJA LOVE’S GBV VIOLENCE POLICY
On account of the accusations, Moja Love have reportedly withheld the Uyajola 9/9 host’s January wage.
The publication studies that Moja Love CEO Aubrey Tau careworn that Jub Jub had violated the channel’s anti-gender-based violence coverage.
“The CEO is a proponent of anti-gender-based violence and abhors the abuse of ladies and youngsters. He felt Jub Jub needs to be punished severely as that might function a deterrent to would-be transgressors of the corporate’s coverage,” mentioned the channel’s govt.
In keeping with the chief, who didn’t wish to be named for worry of victimisation, Tau was considering terminating the presenter’s contract.
LETTER OF DEMAND
However, Ngi Thembe Wena rapper shouldn’t be taking the alleged punishment mendacity down. The rapper’s legal professionals — Baloyi-Ntsako Attorneys — issued a letter to the channel, demanding fee of his January wage.
Within the letter, his legal professionals acknowledged that his contract with Moja Love solely ends in March 2023 as he signed in March 2022.
“Fairly shockingly and to his detriment, he informs us that so far he has not acquired his month-to-month wage for January 2023, and makes an attempt to inquire had been met with aggressive non-committal responses from each your self because the CEO and the broadcaster authorized adviser, one Advocate Nandi Ndaba,” reads the letter partially.
Jub Jub’s legal professionals additionally acknowledged that withholding his wage was unconstitutional and in breach of the employment contract they signed with him. They additional accused the channel of operating their enterprise like a “spaza store”.
In conclusion, the legal professionals threatened to take the channel to courtroom.
“A enterprise of this magnitude, equivalent to that of the broadcaster, Moja Love, can’t be run as spaza store, it’s unprofessional, unethical and utterly abhorrent. It’s our knowledgeable and thought of opinion that the remedy you’re subjecting our shopper underneath, inclusive of non-payment of his wage is unfair, illegal, wrongful conduct and inhumane,” reads the letter.