A South African blogger/vlogger who goes by the name Tusko, is suing rap sensation Cassper Nyovest over three million rand for an alleged assault. This comes shortly after the post South African Hip Hop Awards interview Tusko conducted with Nyovest, which resulted with Cass walking out of the interview as he called Tusko a “Bitch Nigga”.
Today, Tusko released a statement which says that he is suing Cassper for the damages caused;
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Rapper REFILOE MAELE PHOOLO (A.K.A CASSPER NYOVEST) has been furnished with a letter of demand by the lawyer on behalf of Rawbust Productions demanding over 3 Million Rand’s from Cassper Nyovest for the damages he caused to the production house on the 13th December 2017 at Gold Reef City during the SAHHA2017. Rawbust Productions has previously committed to updating other media and fans regarding the matter as per the subject above. We would like to report that on the 20th December 2017 our lawyers sent the letter of demand to Refiloe Maele Phoolo and the instruction is as follows:
Letter of demand read in part “Please note that due to your actions, our client has suffered extensive damages as that footage was to be sold to several broadcasting companies and was to be uploaded onto Youtube and their own website
Our client has been able to obtain the services of an IT specialist to retrieve the footage however only a partial amount of footage was recovered, being 2 interviews. We are further advised that the rest of the interviews together with the remainder of the footage covering the event is corrupted and cannot be recovered. Please note that the costs incurred for the IT specialist will be due and payable by yourself in the amount of R24 500.00 (TWENTY-FOUR THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED RAND). A copy of the invoice for the specialist is attached hereto as annexure A.
Please note that in addition to selling the footage to several broadcasting companies, our client was to utilize this footage on its mobile app as well as upload same onto youtube and their own website.
Further, your actions as mentioned above has resulted in our client suffering loss of income in the amount of R3 000 000.00 (THREE MILLION RAND).
It is therefore our instruction to demand from you, as we hereby do, payment of R3 024 500.00 (THREE MILLION, TWENTY-FOUR THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED RAND) within 14 (FOURTEEN) days from date hereof, failing which further legal steps will be taken against you, the costs of which will be for your own account”.
WATCH TUSKO TELLS HIS SIDE OF THE STORY