Blaq Diamond takes Ambitiouz to court after threats to mute them

YouTube wants to remove Blaq Diamond's singles and account

Mpho Koka Journalist

Award-winning music group Blaq Diamond has launched an urgent court application to interdict YouTube and record label Ambitiouz Group from permanently removing their new hit song, Qoma and from deleting their YouTube channel account.

The song, whose official music video was posted on September 17 and garnered three million views within a month on their YouTube channel with 131,000 subscribers, was earmarked to be one of the contenders among the popular songs in the coming festive season. It had amassed 14,7-million views on TikTok. However, their record label had it pulled down by YouTube last week over copyright infringement complaints, leading to a revenue loss of about R30 000 in one month.  ..

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