Mary Boyoi accuses fans of copyright infringement, threatens lawsuit

South Sudanese musician Mary Boyoi, known for singing off-pitch, is threatening to file a lawsuit against copyright violators who uploaded her new video on YouTube without permission.

“My management here in Tanzania is working on how to sue SSD GUNA Studio and bring there YouTube down for downloading and uploading Mary Boyoi Music on their page,” said Mary in a Facebook post.

“For now Konde Gang will not release the video until the copyright is done and let the above mentioned face the law.”

She also warned anyone who practices copyright infringement to refrain from doing so, or else they will face the full force of the law.

“I also assure you that this problem will be resolved within this week that so that it stops anyone from uploading our music [on] their YouTube channel,” she threatened.

Mary Boyoi, who’s currently in Tanzania, is working on a new video with a Tanzanian musician, Rajabu Abdul Kahali, popularly known by his stage name as Harmonize.

In recent years, Mary’s songs have become unpopular in the music industry.