Cardi B Countersues 'Deceitful' Ex-Manager For $15M

By Kevin Penton (July 6, 2018, 3:56 PM EDT) -- Cardi B slapped her former manager on Thursday with at least $15 million in counterclaims after he initially hit her with a $10 million defamation and breach of contract suit, as the rapper alleged in New York federal court that he deceitfully took a large chunk of her royalties and duped her into signing over all of her copyrights for audio or video recordings.

Klenord Raphael — referred to as "Shaft" — deceived Cardi B into signing an agreement that entitled an entity wholly owned by him to half of her record royalties, a quarter of her entertainment-related activities and all...

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