The 18-year-old multimillionaire rapper, whose real name is Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, is being sued by a former manager, according to The Daily Telegraph. On Friday, Daniel ‘Zig’ Annor, who is the managing director of ART Management Group, filed Supreme Court lawsuits against the performer, alleging a ‘breach of contract and loss of income’ in court documents.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Annor is also seeking damages from The Kid Laroi i’s mother, Sloane Marie Howard. Annor further claims his management of Laroi was terminated ‘just days before Laroi signed a deal with global music giant Sony’ according to court documents.
The Kid Laroi courted controversy on Friday, when he brought Sydney hip hop group ONEFOUR out onto the stage at his Sydney show, for their first performance on a proper stage since 2019. One Four performed their collaboration with Laroi called My City, at his End of the World show, before performing their hits Shanks and Shivs and Spot the Difference.
The drill rap artists a genre defined by themes of violence, killing, and death made headlines in 2019 after their national tour was shutdown by police due to safety concerns. Despite his star status, the performer, who has had a number one hit with his song Stay, a collaboration with Justin Bieber, mingled with the locals at a pub in Sydney’s Newtown on Wednesday.
The teen, who is in Australia for a stadium tour and to launch a collaboration with McDonald’s, was pictured playing the pokies and drinking Corona beer. Laroi has brought his End of the World Tour to Australia and has partnered with McDonald’s to launch a limited-edition meal. He took to the stage at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Thursday, with a second show added on Friday due to overwhelming demand.