West Ink owner Mampintsha has opened up about how the relationship between Big Nuz and Afrotainment soured following a statement released by Dj Tira that answered questions of what happened between the two. Big Nuz was a big house group years back, they released some banging tracks under Afrotainment record label which is owned by Dj Tira. On an interview with Gagasi FM Mampintsha explained that things ended because he wanted to start his own thing hence the establishment of West Ink.
“Since Big Nuz was on Afrotainment from day one, we’ve never said we wanted to leave, even when I opened my own company (West Ink) I opened it because I wanted my own thing, because I had worked hard and had grown a lot it terms of experience. Secondly, I wanted to own my own thing, and to know that it’s mine, I didn’t want to look at Afrotainment as though it was mine,” said Mampintsha.
The West Ink Owner went on to say that after he started his own thing, things between him and Afrotainment started to get shaky.
“So, to be honest, the whole thing between Big Nuz leaving Afrotainment was because of my company, from the day I started having a company, things started not going well. Friendships started to become shaky. Even when I got Babes, I became someone who people gossiped about, even to this day I’m being gossiped about. So that’s the true story, no one said they wanted to leave, I never wanted to leave, I’ve never spoken about Tira or Afrotainment I just went to develop my own company. You’ll see that there was a time Big Nuz didn’t record for an entire year, so at that time I was busy developing my own artist (Babes Wodumo).”
Mampintsha emphasized that ever since he started developing West Ink, DJ Tira stopped focusing on Big Nuz and shifted to focusing or rather imitating what Mampintsha was doing which was working with dancers.
“When Wololo became hot, he stopped focusing on other things, that’s when he stopped focusing on Big Nuz even more. Then he looked at what I was doing, then he started looking for dancers, he started looked for someone like Babes, like they started to try developing someone like Babes. So this thing of a new management I don’t know about it.” Concluded Mampintsha