The former manager of Cardi B sued the rapper for breach of contract. Klenord's "Shaft" Raphael filed the $ 10 million lawsuit with the US District Court on Thursday, Variety reports. Kevin Lee and Pierre Thomas of Quality Control and publicist / stylist Patientce Foster are also cited as defendants in the lawsuit.
In late March, before the release of the debut album by Cardi B on April 6 Invasion of Privacy  the rapper parted company with Raphael and signed with Solid Foundation, the Quality Control Management Department, which also included her fiancée Migos Group conducts. Raphael and its label KSR and the management company WorldStar Marketing Group are plaintiffs in the complaint. Raphael claims that Cardi's new management deal is not valid due to its existing contract with its company.
In the Variety complaint Raphael claims that "Defendants Foster, QC, Lee, and Thomas deliberately interfered in this agreement because they were aware of Cardi B's exclusive management agreement with WorldStar; He deprived WorldStar of the substantial revenues, benefits and benefits of this agreement. "
Raphael sues for breach of contract, unjust enrichment, verdict and defamation. He seeks compensation "not less than $ 10 million."
A representative for Cardi B did not immediately respond to Rolling Stone's request She played an important role in developing her music career and her public image, "said a Raphael spokesman in a statement to Variety. "While proud of their successful collaborations as they evolved from Instagram Influencer to Music Megastar, Shaft is disappointed with their actions that freeze him out of their careers as detailed in the complaint. Shaft is confident that his lawsuit will confirm his behavior and substantiate his legal claims. "