Tanzanian actress Wema Sepetu has vowed to take her countryman Diamond Platnumz to court over unpaid dues after an artiste signed with Diamond’s WCB Records featured her in a music video without her consent.
Singer Raymond used a scene that features Wema in his music video titled Natafuta Kiki – and Wema is not impressed as Diamond has not yet paid her for the appearance.“Diamond Platnumz asked me to feature in Raymond’s music video. I asked him to pay me TSh10 million (KSh465, 000). He showed resistance. Seemingly he wanted me to provide free services; asking why I featured in Ommy Dimpoz’s music video without demanding money.
“I told him – in Ommy Dimpoz’s case – he needed my assistance. But with him (Diamond), I made it clear that I wanted to be paid. Later on, I shared details of my agreement with Diamond to a friend known as Martin Kadinda. Kadinda told me that the KSh465, 000 that I had asked for was little,” Wema Sepetu told Tanzania’s Global Publishers.Wema Sepetu revealed despite setting conditions for her image to be used in a music video, she was filmed secretly during the birthday party of Diamond Platnumz’s pal Rommy Jones – and the video was used in a scene of Ray