The case between Black Sherif and his ex-manager, Shadrack Agyei Owusu, who dragged him to court in an attempt to prevent him from performing his songs, has ended in his favor.
The case has been dismissed by a High Court (Commercial Division) presided over by Her Ladyship Justice Akua Sarpomaa Amoah (Mrs).
On April 11, 2022, Shadrach filed a lawsuit against the artist, claiming damages and more than $1 million for breach of contract.
He also sought an injunction to prevent the musician from performing or exploiting his talent until the case was tried and a decision was reached.
According to Ghana Weekend, Mr Agyei Owusu also requested interim preservation and the appointment of a receiver to manage and account for proceeds from Black Sherif’s music performances and streams.
His attorneys argued that if this was not done, the artist would spend the money.
However, after filing a defense and counterclaim for Black Sherif, the artiste’s lawyers, led by Samson Lardy Anyenini, argued against the motion.
According to Ghana Weekend, the judge ruled today that Plaintiff had failed to make a good case for the injunction and related orders he seeks from the court.
If the motion is granted, Defendant will suffer grave injustice, according to Justice Sarpomaa Amoah.
According to the court, there was uncontested evidence that Black Sherif was no longer bound by the contract after it was terminated.
Mr. Anyenini thanked the court and stated that he was waiving the cost against the Plaintiff because it would not help the parties’ ongoing negotiations to resolve the matter amicably.
The lawsuit allegedly began when Black Sherif signed a distribution deal with Empire Music without the consent of his financier and manager, Shadrack.