Black Motion’s split has turned ugly after their boss opened a case of housebreaking and theft. Against the duo’s former member, DJ Zinhle’s husband Bongani “Mörda” Mohosana (previously Murdah Bongz). At Olievenhoutbosch police station, north of Johannesburg, on Thursday, December 15.
According to a source who spoke to Sunday World, the musician is allegedly accused by his former record label boss Moses Nkia Mokgoko for breaking into the group’s Centurion house.
Mokgoko owns Black Motion’s record label, popularly known as Spirit Motion which the group is signed to.
Murdah, who recently left the duo to pursue a solo career. Broke into their Centurion house, which they use as an office and studio on Thursday.
It is also alleged that he took studio monitors, a television set, computer hard drives and mixing desk.
According to a source who is close to the artists, Murdah vacated the property bought by him.
Fellow member Thabo “Smol” Mabogwane and Mokgoko then went to live with his girlfriend and the mother of his child, DJ Zinhle.
The source said Mokgoko discovered the forced entry to the house when he arrived, and realised the door to the bedroom of Black Motion’s new member, Kabelo “Problem Child” Koma, had been broken and trashed.
“This is not the first time he did this. A few weeks ago, he allegedly went to the house and trashed it. He then went into the studio and allegedly deleted some of the songs Smol and Problem Child had recorded. Thereafter he allegedly took Thabo’s passport and left,” said the informant.
“After some discussions with him they decided to let it slide and not press charges. They instead changed the door locks.”
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It was further reported that Murdah broke down the doors because he wanted to gain access to the house to take the studio equipment. “When he allegedly did this, they were out, performing at a gig.”
The source’s information was corroborated in a police statement we have seen.
Mokgoko also confirmed he had opened a case of malicious damage to property against Murdah.
“The case has been opened and is being handled by the police,” he said.