Recall that the former manager, Klenord "Shaft" Raphael claimed that Cardi left him for new representation at Solid Foundation, and in the statement shared with the press, said: "Since discovering Cardi B in 2015, Shaft has played an integral role in developing her music career and public image".
On June 5, Cardi B filed her countersuit, wherein the documents mention that Shaft, the manager, had set up a management deal with her.
Raphael previously claimed he taught the star everything she knows about entertainment and helped her make the step up from being a stripping Instagram wannabe.
Shaft has yet to respond publicly to Cardi's latest move.
But on Thursday, Cardi hit back, countersuing Shaft and alleging he gained her trust, cut her off from other friends and advisers, and then signed her on to contracts that were variously described in the suit as "grossly unfair", "highly one-sided" and "highly favorable to himself".
And it was for this reason the former manager sued her and demanded no less than $10 million in damages.
Raphael blames both Offset and Patience Foster, who is Cardi B's makeup artist and publicist, for "turning" her against him, and feels that but for their influence, he would still be a part of Cardi's success. Owing to his vision and drive, Cardi B can now bring her talents to the world and obtain a level of success few artists ever achieve. 22. The Altanta-based management company and record label also represent Lil Yachty, and the rap group Migos, of which Cardi B's fiance Offset is a member of.
Cardi B is now one of the hottest hip-hop artists with the success of her smash hit "Bodak Yellow" previous year.
The "Bodak Yellow" singer also claimed Raphael put "barriers between her and people close to her in an effort to maintain complete control over her", and told her "who she should and should not see romantically".