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G-Worldwide claims ownership of Kiss Daniels new name

 

There is a new development in the contract dispute between Kiss Daniel and his former label, G-Worldwide as they now lay claim to the ownership of his new name, Kizz Daniel.

Kiss Daniel has been in a long drawn battle with his erstwhile label, G-Worldwide since he announced his departure from their stables on October 13 2017 and set up his own imprint, FlyBoy Inc.

He then went ahead to effect a change to his stage name from Kiss Daniel to Kizz Daniel, but the name change doesn’t seem to have come with any respite as the label have now gone ahead to trademark the new name.

In a statement released by the record label Friday, June 15 2018, excerpts from the statement reads;

“The Management of G-Worldwide Entertainment wishes to inform the general public that the matter of G-Worldwide Entertainment Ltd v Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe before the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, is still ongoing contrary to the fake news being peddled by the artiste and his advisers to mislead the public.

“We also wish to formally inform the public that the artiste’s use of the names Kiss Daniel and Kizz Daniel amount to breach of the company’s intellectual property rights.”

It will be recalled that following the name change on his social media platforms sometime in May, which was immediately followed by quick fire releases of collaborations with other artistes.

His former manager, Louiza Williams, had stated in an interview that the singer’s recent action had no effect on the court case.

Kiss Daniel was signed to G-Worldwide Entertainment in 2013, releasing his breakout single, Woju in 2015, with his debut album “New Era” released in 2016.

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