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Leaked video footage shows alleged ‘tumultuous’ side to AKA and Nelli Tembe’s relationship
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Leaked video footage shows alleged ‘tumultuous’ side to AKA and Nelli Tembe’s relationship

There is a video footage in which rapper AKA claims his late fiancée Nelli Tembe allegedly wanted “to jump off the balcony” in an incident that apparently took place on March 13 at his Bryanston apartment. The incident allegedly took place one month before Nelli’s death. The 22-year-old died on April 11 after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town. In the footage sent, the camera pans around the room showing vandalised items strewn everywhere while Nelli can be seen curled up on the floor and crying. “Look at all of this, look at all of this. We have somebody here under the influence. Tried to jump off the balcony. My eardrums are ringing. I think I burst my eardrums. I have a witness who witnessed that I did not fight back, so when we g...
“The tragic loss of Anele has taken a great toll on me, emotionally and psychologically” – AKA breaks his silence on Nelli Tembe’s death
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“The tragic loss of Anele has taken a great toll on me, emotionally and psychologically” – AKA breaks his silence on Nelli Tembe’s death

Rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes has broken his silence on the death of his fiancée Anele “Nelli” Tembe, opening up about his heartbreak and the toll on him “emotionally and psychologically”. Nelli died on April 11 after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub hotel in Cape Town. At the time of her death, those close to AKA said he was beside himself with grief and had sought counselling. In a statement to TshisaLIVE on Thursday, AKA described the pain of losing the “love of his life”. “Every day feels like a mountain to climb. I miss Anele, so much and I'm heartbroken at the unfulfilled life we had planned together.” The pair got engaged in February and a few weeks later AKA met with Nelli’s family to start lobola negotiations. “The tragic loss of Anele has take...
‘Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide’ – Nelli Tembe’s father Moses
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‘Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide’ – Nelli Tembe’s father Moses

"As Anele's father, I categorically state that Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide. We must as a matter of priority deal with the scourge that bedevils our youth. Alcohol which is overused and drugs. Fellow South Africans we better wake up and smell the coffee, we have a serious problem with substance abuse.” These were the words of Anele “Nelli” Tembe's father and prominent businessman Moses, who moved to set the record straight on circumstances surrounding her death. Nelli, who was engaged to rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, died on Sunday morning after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town. Close friends and family gathered at the Durban International Conference Centre on Friday morning to pay their final respects to Nelli...
AKA And Nellie’s Last Moments Together
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AKA And Nellie’s Last Moments Together

Nellie Tembe's death is news that touched many South Africans and spoke to many about the mental illness and importance of mental health. However, before the tragedy, a lot of people saw Nellie as a beautiful happy girl and that she and AKA seemed to be really in love. Their love started long ago and the two got Mzansi hooked on their relationship. The couple was known for sharing cute pictures and TikTok videos and when AKA shared the cute snaps of him and Nellie it was a norm, no one had expected things to unfold the way they did. Anele “Nellie” Tembe’s death came after she allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of the upmarket Pepper Club Hotel in Cape Town early hours of Sunday morning. She was confirmed dead at the scene after paramedics tried to resuscitate her. The two lo...
Nondumiso Tembe heartbroken over ‘baby sister’ Nelli’s death
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Nondumiso Tembe heartbroken over ‘baby sister’ Nelli’s death

US-based actress and musician Nondumiso Tembe has opened up about dealing with the heartbreak of her “baby sister” and rapper AKA’s fiancee, Anele “Nelli” Tembe. Nelli died on Sunday after apparently falling from the 10th floor of the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town. The 22-year-old’s death was confirmed by the Tembe and Forbes families through a statement. Nondumiso is Nelli’s cousin and often referred to her as her “baby sister”. She took to Instagram on Monday to share a picture of the pair together. In a short tribute, the former Generations actress said she was left speechless by Nelli’s death. “My baby, Ngiphelelwe amazwi. Words fail me right now. We will hold you in our hearts forever. Lala kahle, mbali yethu,” she wrote. She also thanked those who...
Sony Music Condolences With AKA After Fiancée, Nellie Tembe’s Death
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Sony Music Condolences With AKA After Fiancée, Nellie Tembe’s Death

Sony Music Africa has reached out to South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes who is known as AKA. This comes after news broke out that the lovely fiancee of the rapper had died after jumping from the upper floors of a tall building. Managing director of Sony Music, Sean Watson in his submission said: “We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of such a young life, at such an important juncture. We send our heartfelt condolences to Kiernan and his family, as well as those of Anele.” After the incident went viral, the families of the rapper and the lady confirmed it by releasing an official statement. The statement released reads; “It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and da...
South African rapper AKA’s fiancée, Nelli Tembe dies after reportedly jumping off 10th floor of hotel building
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South African rapper AKA’s fiancée, Nelli Tembe dies after reportedly jumping off 10th floor of hotel building

Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of popular South African hip hop artist, AKA, has died after she reportedly jumped out from the tenth floor of a hotel in the early hours of Sunday, April 11. The police said they are investigating the death of the 22-year-old lady which occurred at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town. The details around the incident are still sketchy, but Western Cape SA Police spokesperson, Captain Fredierick  van Wyk said crime-scene experts were looking for clues at the hotel. "Cape Town Central police are investigating an inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 7.45am on the corners of Loop and Bloem streets, Cape Town CBD, where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased," he said in a statement. AKA's pu...
Somizi Demands Fight With Cassper Nyovest And AKA
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Somizi Demands Fight With Cassper Nyovest And AKA

South African media personality cum entrepreneur, Somizi Mhlongo has declared his intention to fight in a 3-way boxing bout with AKA and Cassper Nyovest. Hip-hop heavyweights Cassper and AKA where expected to fight in a boxing bout at the beginning of this year but the bout has since failed to materialized. According to Cassper, his arc-rival AKA chickened out of the fight with an excuse and also failed to sign the contract. Cassper has since given up on the fight to focus on becoming a billionaire but it looks like he now has someone ready to fight him. Somizi has been working on his boxing skills for a while now and has now declared his intention to fight both rappers in a three way bout. Taking to his Instagram account the Idol SA judge shared a video of himself working out with h...
AKA asked Nelli to marry him and she said yes
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AKA asked Nelli to marry him and she said yes

Rapper AKA and Nelli Tembe left the social media streets in chaos on Monday after they revealed AKA popped the big question on Sunday. AKA and Nelli began trending on Twitter minutes after AKA posted a snap of Nelli flaunting the stunning engagement ring on her finger. The post by AKA gathered over 3k retweets, 35k likes as tweeps flooded the TL with congratulatory messages. Nelli shared the same snap on her Instagram, expressing her joy over becoming AKA's fiancée. “21/02/21 — on this day I said YES to the love of my life and best friend,” Nelli wrote with a ring and a heart emoji. AKA's bae said she couldn't wait to begin this new chapter of their forever and expressed her gratitude to her hubby-to-be for his love for her through the highs and lows. “Words cannot de...
SA Rapper AKA Engaged to Nelli Tembe; Shares Photos of her Engagement Ring
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SA Rapper AKA Engaged to Nelli Tembe; Shares Photos of her Engagement Ring

South African rapper, AKA, appears to have confirmed he's engaged after sharing two posts of his girlfriend's hand with an engagement ring on it. He first took to his feed to share a captionless photo of Nelli's hand with an engagement ring on her ring finger. Nelli also took to her Instagram Stories to share the same photo and she wrote: "I'm happy." AKA then reshared her post alongside a few words for the naysayers. He wrote: "LOL, you hunnies sayin' it will end in tears. Learn a thing or two because JOKES on you lovies for being fuckin' trolls. Happy frikken Monday." He also shared the news on Twitter and people commented, sympathising with his former girlfriends, Bonang Matheba and DJ Zinhle who share shares a baby with.
Cassper Nyovest Explains Why He Hates AKA
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Cassper Nyovest Explains Why He Hates AKA

South African rappers, Cassper Nyovest and AKA have made it very clear that they do not like each other one bit. Cassper spoke to Texx And The City's podcast recently where he spoke about his entrepreneurial hustle, social media beefs, his album "Any Minute Now" and the much-talked about beef with fellow rapper and nemesis, AKA. Social media never lets the two arch-enemies rest. Whenever Cassper or his rival AKA release new music, hype their booming careers, promote their work, simply tweet on social media or just merely breathing, trolls always find a way to pit the two against each other and they sometimes take the bait. Cassper reveals why he does not like AKA and probably never will. He reveals that he is not scared of AKA like everybody else is in the industry. Cass believes...
AKA Thanks Fan For Having His Back
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AKA Thanks Fan For Having His Back

South African musician, AKA, is the latest star to be dragged into the Economic Freedom Fighter’s protest action, which saw them lambasting Clicks for a recent advert. The rapper, who has nothing to do with the protest, was called out for not speaking out about the issue of systemic racism in the country, seeing as though he is vocal about other issues which are said to be close to his heart. The Twitter thread that stood out to the rapper was when trolls were accusing him of disregarding black South Africans, despite identifying as one previously. He was also accused of playing up the ‘coloured-race-card’ recently, causing for followers to believe that he has theoretically altered his ethnicity. AKA tweeted, “Some days like today I’m Black enough to speak out about issues. Other da...
‘What explanation is there for killing him in cold blood?’ – AKA says as he seeks justice for Nathaniel Julius
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‘What explanation is there for killing him in cold blood?’ – AKA says as he seeks justice for Nathaniel Julius

South African celebrities have joined the masses in demanding justice for 16-year-old slain Eldorado Park teenager Nathaniel Julius. TimesLIVE reported that Nathaniel was shot and died on Wednesday. The death of the 16-year-old, who had Down syndrome, has led to clashes between police and community members angered by his death. The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) confirmed that a probe has been launched into Nathaniel's death. Gauteng Premier David Makhura said the boy was killed in the crossfire of a shoot-out between the SA police and a gang in the area. Rapper AKA lashed out at the murder of the teen, asking police what explanation they could possibly have to justify why he was shot and killed. He reminded police that their job is to protect and not ...
AKA tests positive for COVID-19
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AKA tests positive for COVID-19

Award-winning rapper Aka, real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, said today he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the latest celebrity to be infected with the deadly virus. This confirmed by the rapper in a statement on Friday. “In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and caution citizen to be more careful in their daily interactions with others AKA has chosen to make his results public,” reads the statement. According to a reliable source he had gone to take the test on Tuesday. He is now in self-isolation. “Aka pleads for everyone to adhere to social distancing guidelines, to wear masks and to hold stringent hygiene measures by frequently sanitizing and washing our hands,” said the rapper in a statement. He added that he would be documenting his recovery while in sel...
“If only celebrities were this vocal about our country when people said we were murdering foreigners” – AKA to SA Celebs
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“If only celebrities were this vocal about our country when people said we were murdering foreigners” – AKA to SA Celebs

Controversial South African rapper, AKA has called out celebs who rush to defend the country when it is being dragged by international stars, but less vocal when the country was accused of murdering foreigners. SA hit the headlines this week when US musician and actor Tyrese Gibson posted a misleading Instagram post which partially depicts “white slavery” in SA. It was captioned “the flip ... get to YouTube this is what’s going on in SA”. Before the post was deleted, several celebs defended the country and slammed the star. Taking to Twitter on Thursday, AKA claimed that these celebs had been less vocal last year when the country was accused of xenophobia. “If only celebrities were this vocal about our country when people said we were murdering foreigners. Makes you think,”...
AKA responds to claims that Boity is a better rapper.. Says ‘I nearly died’
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AKA responds to claims that Boity is a better rapper.. Says ‘I nearly died’

Rapper AKA has laughed off suggestions that rapper Boity may be a better rapper than him, bringing slips to prove his lyrical genius. The rapper's skills were recently called into question when he dropped a freestyle on Stogie-T's online platform. While many praised the verse, some claimed he should just call it a day. AKA responded to a fan defending him, telling the follower that one of his critics had even claimed that Boity was a better rapper than him. “Someone said Boity is a better rapper than me ... I nearly died,” AKA said. The tweet soon went viral, sparking a fierce debate among hip-hop heads and landing both musos on the Twitter trends list. The rapper was also criticised by Simphiwe Dana for his comments. “You’re a great rapper and lyricist! Better t...
Burna Boy Reveals Why People Hate Him
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Burna Boy Reveals Why People Hate Him

Nigerian Afro-beats singer, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known Burna Boy has finally revealed why people hate him. According to the 29-year-old self-acclaimed African Giant, people love him, but they hate him because he tells them what they need to hear and not what they want to hear. “They Love me but they hate me, because I tell them what they need to hear and now what they want to hear” he wrote on Snapchat. Recall that in January, South African rapper, AKA revealed that he never hated Burna Boy. Burna Boy and AKA had an online back and forth on social media as the two had varying opinions on the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Their disagreement was one of 2019’s major celebrity rifts with AKA demanding an apology from Burna Boy as he asked the ...
AKA’s Mother Finally Accepts His New Girlfriend
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AKA’s Mother Finally Accepts His New Girlfriend

It looks like AKA’s Mom Lynn Forbes is on finally on board this time with his beautiful girlfriend. We’ve been closely following AKA’s love life and we know that his mother, Lynn has only had love for one girl in AKA’s life the gorgeous DJ Zinhle. Lynn has been very open about her love for Zinhle even after the break up between them,Lynn has always kept in touch and been close with Zinhle and she was really happy when AKA and Zinhle got back together the second time around. Even when they broke up the second time Lynn has always stuck by Zinhle’s side. However it seems like Lynn is slowly warming up to the fact that her son and Zinhle are really over and it looks like she’s finally accepted AKA’s new girlfriend. Lynn recently liked and left a heart emoji on a photo that AKA p...
AKA Warns Nasty C To Not Make The Same Mistake He Did
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AKA Warns Nasty C To Not Make The Same Mistake He Did

AKA Warns Nasty C To Not Make The Same Mistake He Did! A week ago Nasty C changed the game and made history when he announced his new deal with Def Jam Recordings accompanied with the lead single and visuals off of Zulu Man With Some Power. Whilst the industry seemed supportive and proud, not everyone is feeling the single ‘There They Go’. One critic even took to twitter addressing the ZMWSP rapper on how his new sound is not a representation of South African Hip Hop but Atlanta Trap. Nasty C clapped back saying the reason why he’s a rapper is because of an Atlanta trap n*gga. “Relax. The reason why I’ rapping is because of an Atlanta trap N*gga. If you don’t like it, skip it and zip it,” Nasty C tweeted. In case you didn’t know, Nasty has mentioned a couple of times how Ame...
Cassper Nyovest has ‘written off’ plans to reconcile with AKA
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Cassper Nyovest has ‘written off’ plans to reconcile with AKA

It looks as if rapper Cassper Nyovest is nowhere close to reconciling with AKA, especially after the Supa Mega's recent Twitter rant. AKA straight up disrespected Cassper's parents on the social media platform last week, while trying to push his rival to sign a contract for a “boxing match”. The Supa Mega later apologised for his comments and many fans hoped the rappers would forge a partnership and become great friends. But Mufasa felt AKA's insults were too much to forgive and rubbished any suggestions of reconciliation with the rapper. He told a fan he'd drawn the line and “written off” AKA after his rant. “My mom and dad? NEVER BRO! The line was drawn yesterday! Thank God they both raised me well and I can think before I act mara da bra ke right off. Let's rather focus...
South African Rapper, AKA Lands on his Butt After Fans Refused to Catch him
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South African Rapper, AKA Lands on his Butt After Fans Refused to Catch him

A video currently trending online captures the moment South African rapper, AKA suffered a fall. The rapper fell down after he jumped into a crowd that refused to catch him during a performance. In the video, fans seen enjoying the rapper’s performance while he was on stage. Then he decided to jump into the crowd and it didn’t end well. Because the fan moved away and he landed on the ground. Furthermore, eyes witnesses said that the musician continued to perform while laying on the ground. Watch the video below: https://twitter.com/antigravitylite/status/1234233867365691392  
DJ Zinhle Finally Speaks Out On AKA Split
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DJ Zinhle Finally Speaks Out On AKA Split

When news broke that DJ Zinhle and AKA have split, the only party vocal about it was AKA. DJ Zinhle remained silent and continued with her life, securing the bags. Fans were eager to find out how the DJ felt during the whole drama surrounding the break-up. Assuming that she is humiliated, Zinhle's silence brought on a whole lot of disrespect from people but she played it cool. Speaking to DRUM magazine, the Umlilo DJ broke her silence and revealed that she is fine. In fact, she has been too busy and fully booked. "I am fine, I’m genuinely fine. I just have been overworked," she emphasized. Despite social media humiliating and trolling Zinhle, she has said that her relationship with Kiernan is good and that they are just 'one big happy family.' "It doesn’t have to be a romanti...
Bonang Asks To Be Kept Out Of AKA And DJ Zinhle’s Mess
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Bonang Asks To Be Kept Out Of AKA And DJ Zinhle’s Mess

TV and media personality Bonang Matheba has asked to be kept out of AKA and DJ Zinhle's mess. This is after a twitter user dragged Bonang's name into DJ Zinhle and AKA's love triangle. The twitter user tweeted that she cannot wait for Bonang and DJ Zinhle to kiss and make up. It is no secret that Bonang and DJ Zinhle have not been on good terms ever since it was rumored that Bonang was dating AKA. DJ Zinhle called it quits with AKA after a 3-year long relationship in 2015. This is after DJ Zinhle accused the rapper of having an affair with Bonang. AKA and Bonang finally decided to go public about their relationship which has since collapsed. Fast forward to 2019 AKA and DJ Zinhle had all of us shook! when AKA posted a picture of DJ Zinhle sitting on his lap on Instagram with the ca...
DJ Zinhle starts trending after AKA posts pic of mystery woman
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DJ Zinhle starts trending after AKA posts pic of mystery woman

It can only be described as a midweek meltdown all thanks to AKA posting a picture of a mysterious woman. Taking to his Twitter page on Wednesday, tweeps went into a frenzy after the "Fela In Versace" rapper posted a picture of a mysterious woman who many are calling his "new bae". The rapper posted pictures from his recent birthday celebration and one picture, in particular, caught attention for the woman's resemblance to a mysterious lady captured smooching with AKA a week ago. A video of AKA locking lips with the woman in a restaurant surfaced online and left social media questioning the identity of the woman. While there are no further details about the video or the woman in it, many believe AKA's latest snap shows the same woman from the video. Especially, since bot...
AKA Speaks On Burna Boy Not Winning Grammy Award
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AKA Speaks On Burna Boy Not Winning Grammy Award

Rapper AKA has reacted to the Grammy Award loss of Afrobeats singer Burna Boy. The 62nd Grammy Awards which held last night in Los Angeles, California, saw Burna Boy and his African Giant alb nominated in the category for Best World Music Album. The category was won by fellow African and legendary singer, Angelique Kidjo, with her album Ceila. As soon as the news broke, trolls stormed AKA’s Twitter page to hear what he will say about the loss Burna Boy suffered. Recall that Burna Boy and AKA went at each other over the xenophobic attacks inflicted on Nigerians by South Africans in their country. With the Grammies over and Burna Boy going home, many expect AKA to express excitement. He tweeted: “I never hated Burna Boy. All I did was stand up for my country. I think i...
AKA confirms split from DJ Zinhle
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AKA confirms split from DJ Zinhle

After weeks of speculation, rapper AKA has confirmed that he and DJ Zinhle have split. The Baddest hitmaker spilt the tea in an interview on Metro FM on Wednesday afternoon, telling DJs Sphectacula and Naves that he went on holiday “as a single man” for the first time in years. “It’s been a crazy start to the year, I had to go away. I went on holiday. I was just speaking off-air that I went on a very cold holiday. As people might have noticed it’s my first holiday being a single man for many, many years,” he said. AKA did not go into details of the split but said he was “re-centering” himself for 2020. “It was a bit different but you know it was a boys trip and it was all about just re-centering myself for 2020. We have so much coming up this year. I’m just getting myself in ...
DJ Zinhle’s not entertaining gossip as South Africans melts down over break-up rumours
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DJ Zinhle’s not entertaining gossip as South Africans melts down over break-up rumours

While the internet went through a meltdown over rumours of a split from her bae, AKA, DJ Zinhle reiterated how rumours don't bother her any more. Zinhle made it onto the trends list at the weekend after City Press reported that the musician and baby daddy AKA had broken up. According to the publication, the rapper allegedly ended his relationship with Zinhle on the eve of her birthday last year because “there were too many people involved in their relationship”. When contacted by TshisaLIVE, AKA’s manager, Phumza Nohashe, said: “I don't comment on his personal life. Ask me about his professional life and I can comment on that. So at this point I won’t be giving comment.” Zinhle seemed unfazed by the storm that was erupting. She posted snaps of her new look and said she was ha...
AKA, South Africans Jubilate As Burna Boy’s Concert Is Canceled By Organizers
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AKA, South Africans Jubilate As Burna Boy’s Concert Is Canceled By Organizers

In a media statement issued today, organisers said that after extensive engagement with Burna Boy’s management team, they had decided to withdraw the Nigerian artist from the concert and cancel the shows. They said the decision to cancel the shows came after warnings of a shutdown from a group of artists and event organisers under the umbrella of Tshwane Entertainment Collective. “The decision to cancel the Africans Unite Concert comes after the call from the Tshwane Entertainment Collective to boycott the Africans Unite concert in Tshwane.
AKA Reacts To Burna Boy’s Tweet On Still Coming To South Africa
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AKA Reacts To Burna Boy’s Tweet On Still Coming To South Africa

AKA has reacted to Burna Boy’s tweet in which he stated he is still coming to South Africa to perform in spite of an online campaign he (AKA) led demanding an apology from the Nigerian singer over his comment during the xenophobic attacks in the country. The South African rapper who also took a swipe at South African political leader and lawmaker Julius Malema, told his countrymen not to allow politicians hijack the campaign in which they are demanding an apology from Burna Boy. When accused of leading the campaign for his personal agenda, AKA claimed his stand is against spread of false information, fake videos and fake news. He tweeted;
AKA Demands An Apology From Burna Boy Before He Would Allow Him Perform In SA
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AKA Demands An Apology From Burna Boy Before He Would Allow Him Perform In SA

Rapper Aka demands apology from Burna boy ,before he could allowed to perform in South Africa. This is coming hours after the news of how some South African artists petition minister of arts and culture kicking against inclusion of Burna Boy at the 'Africa Unite' concert. Leadership. I am willing to swallow my pride and put an end to this division. @burnaboy Are you? Ek se ... @burnaboy all we want is an apology. We know �� is not perfect. But we took you in as our own before you reached these levels. You say you are an AFRICAN GIANT, prove it.
SA Celebs applaud Springboks for making it to the Rugby World Cup final
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SA Celebs applaud Springboks for making it to the Rugby World Cup final

From TV personality Bonang to rapper AKA, Mzansi celebs have been beaming with joy after the Springboks made it to the finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Sunday. The Springboks claimed a 19-16 win against Wales to reach their third final. The Boks will face England in the final on 2 November in Yokohama, Japan. “I think we are in with a chance. We have a six-day turnaround. I’m not 100 percent sure whether the Rugby World Cup final will be won by a very expansive game plan. “It might be. I might be wrong. But we’ll go and grind it out‚” he said The win saw the national rugby team making the top trending list on Twitter as Mzansi took to the platform to shared their feelings of great pride. Here is a snapshot of some reactions: We are WITHIN! Re tsene!! Haaaaaaaaay...
AKA on Black Coffee ‘beef’: I’m a different person to what I was back then
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AKA on Black Coffee ‘beef’: I’m a different person to what I was back then

AKA has put his “beef” with Black Coffee behind him, telling TshisaLIVE he is different to who he was a few years ago and praising the DJ for his impact on SA music. AKA was included on Black Coffee's Music is King concert line-up earlier this month, with the DJ praising the star as “one of the most amazing live artists on this continent”. Speaking to TshisaLIVE at the YFM LYFE 2019 concert in Pretoria recently, AKA said he was impressed by Black Coffee's compliment and joked that he was one of the best live acts in the world. He touched on his relationship with Black Coffee and said he was a different person to the one who got into fiery exchanges with the DJ in the past. “With me and Black Coffee there has always been like this ... I don't know what you want to call it ... I ...
Burna Boy To Perform In South Africa, AKA Reacts
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Burna Boy To Perform In South Africa, AKA Reacts

African giant, Burna Boy is set to perform in South Africa months after vowing to step his foot in South Africa over xenophobia. You can recall that Burna Boy in a series of tweets two months ago had stated that he would never set foot back in South Africa, the Nigerian superstar will headline the Africans Unite concert right here in Mzansi. According to IOL, The concert was announced this week and will include performances from Kwesta, Jidenna, Busiswa and many more. Last month following reports of alleged xenophobic attacks in South Africa, Burna Boy took to social media to express his anger. Few days ago Burna Boy said in a series of tweets that Africans needed to stick together but also said that he would not set foot in Mzansi. Burna Boy Tweets over South Africa:- I...
AKA calls out SAA again for not supporting SA music
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AKA calls out SAA again for not supporting SA music

Rapper AKA has once again taken jabs at South African Airways (SAA) for allegedly not supporting local music. AKA is known for speaking his mind, and after noticing a lack of SA music on a flight this week, took to Twitter to label the airline a “disgrace” for not playing South African music to its passengers. AKA wrote, “Dear SAA why do you play anything that is not South African in our planes? You are the flag carrier airline of our country. Furthermore, you are a state-owned entity. Please explain to us why I am listening to Michael Buble as I disembark? Disgraceful!” In another tweet, he added: “You are embarrassing us SAA. When people from overseas land in our country, out of all the great artists from our rich musical history, you play and presumably pay royalties to peopl...
AKA gushes over his queen ‘DJ Zinhle’, says ‘You are one in a million’
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AKA gushes over his queen ‘DJ Zinhle’, says ‘You are one in a million’

AKA has joined the chorus of congratulations for DJ Zinhle, after she announced the launch of her design studio. The furniture design line, named Jiyane Atelier, launches on Friday and features several items the star had a hand in designing. Zinhle has been working on the studio for months and teasing some of the designs on social media. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, she said she was relieved to finally announce its launch. While fans flooded social media with congratulatory messages, Zinhle's bae, AKA, pulled up on the TLs with a cute shout-out: “Your work ethic is hectic. You are one in a million.” Just a day earlier, Zinhle sent her bae a shout-out for his latest achievement, a shoe range with Reebok. The collab, SneAKA, will drop on October 26. “Congratulations...
AKA slams SA celebs over xenophobia outrage, Says ‘You were duped’
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AKA slams SA celebs over xenophobia outrage, Says ‘You were duped’

Rapper AKA has challenged claims that mostly foreigners were killed in the xenophobic violence that erupted in SA in the past two weeks and asked if local celebs who were "duped" into believing the claims would mourn their countrymen. The rapper, who was caught up in a heated Twitter exchange with Nigerian artists last week, at the height of the attacks, took to Twitter on Wednesday to voice his opinion on stats that claimed only two foreigners had died in the violence. According to News24, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula gave these statistics in a briefing to the media on behalf of justice and security cluster ministers in Parliament on Tuesday. According to EWN, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Tuesday that only 12 people had died in the violence . However, he said th...
Xenophobia: “10 South Africans Dead In Last Two Weeks, Zero Nigerians” – AKA
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Xenophobia: “10 South Africans Dead In Last Two Weeks, Zero Nigerians” – AKA

South African rapper, AKA is back with his 'insensitive' comments on twitter regarding the recent Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. This time, he says, '10 South Africans dead in last two weeks violence. Zero Nigerians. Twitter made you turn on your own country'. See the rest of his Tweets below; “10 South Africans dead in last two weeks violence ... zero Nigerians. Twitter made you turn on your own country. Sies. We condemn any violence in our country, especially to our fellow African brothers and sisters. However, we must be careful with social media. Offically: 12 people have been killed in the recent Xenophobic attacks. 10 of them South African. 2 foreign nationals. Even South African celebrities were duped into thinking we were mass murdering f...
Xenophobia: MI Apologizes For Supporting AKA
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Xenophobia: MI Apologizes For Supporting AKA

Popular Rap Legend, M.I. Abaga has officially apologized to Nigerians and his followers for his tweets that insinuated support of South African Rapper, AKA, who was apparently, insensitive to the plight of Nigerians in the wake of the recent attacks. In his words, MI Abaga tweeted, ‘to everyone I offended yesterday I apologise.. It is always the right time for healing. I hope we can begin to listen to each other and discuss real lasting solutions. I know I will’. I have been insulted and threatened so much. And though a part of me wanted to turn to anger. I know that it was a test for me to lead with love. We have to see past our hurt into our hearts and fight hatred with love. Last, I pray that we will all have someone that will speak the truth on our behalf in spite of the r...
‘I Have Known Him To Be A Stupid Man’ – CDQ Blasts MI Abaga
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‘I Have Known Him To Be A Stupid Man’ – CDQ Blasts MI Abaga

Ace Nigerian rapper MI Abaga has received series of backlash after trying to justify South African rapper AKA over ’incentive’ tweets on the ongoing xenophobic attack. Surprisingly Rapper CDQ took to his Instagram some minutes back and reveal that he wasn't surprised to see MI supporting AKA, he has always known MI to be a stupid man and there's no way you can cover a flame; Watch Video   View this post on Instagram   Nigerians we no be omo lole lo gbesi wa o ? (Meaning dem no dey send us go home to go collect response come when e happen... We’re the most peaceful being on earth anywhere in the world ? but if our way of living intimidates you and you feel the next thing is to bring war on us ?‍♂️ ?‍♂️ ?‍♂...
‘Somehow I hope we can come out of this with your dream of ‘one Africa’ still alive’ – MI Abaga replies Burna Boy
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‘Somehow I hope we can come out of this with your dream of ‘one Africa’ still alive’ – MI Abaga replies Burna Boy

Things almost got out of hand on Twitter last night when Nigerian rap legend, MI Abaga attempted to justify SA rapper, AKA's insensitive remarks on the ongoing xenophobic attacks. Burna Boy who used to be a close friend of AKA quickly put him in his place and also warned MI to be careful. MI has now responded to Burna Boy saying, 'I love you and respect you too bro!! Today is such a sad day and it hurts.. somehow I hope we can come out of this with your dream of 'one africa' still alive'.
AKA begs for peace after receiving bashing from Nigerians
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AKA begs for peace after receiving bashing from Nigerians

South African rapper, AKA, is calling for peace between Nigeria and South Africa following the controversy surrounding the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign Nationals in South Africa. This comes a day after the South African rapper was seriously dragged online by Nigerians, as well as celebrities like Vector, Burna Boy, Ycee, Perruzi, Skales, and many others for being insensitive on the issue. Taking to Twitter this morning, AKA wrote: 'PLEASE!!! Can we STOP. We are going to make things worse for everybody on both sides. We need each other! ... please. Can we stop. We are supposed to be leading our people.'
Xenophobia: Ice Prince slams Babes Wodumo on Twitter, tells AKA to apologize
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Xenophobia: Ice Prince slams Babes Wodumo on Twitter, tells AKA to apologize

Ice Prince engaged in a Twitter exchange with AKA and Babes Wodumo in the wake of the xenophobic attacks in South Africa and the South African rapper's tweets which many claimed was also inspired by hate. The Nigerian rapper suggested that the trial and imprisonment of South Africans arrested over the xenophobic attacks be done outside of the country. Ice Prince stated that if the suspects are jailed in South Africa, they might end up breeding a new generation of future problems. He tweeted "I strongly suggest that the suspects arrested should not be tried or sentenced in South Africa as this is now a Pan African crime and problem. If they are jailed in South Africa, they are only going to breed a new generation of future problems from the inside" He went on to ask AKA to apolog...
Sound City TV Host, VJ Adams Deletes All AkA’s Music From Their System Set
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Sound City TV Host, VJ Adams Deletes All AkA’s Music From Their System Set

South Africans have continued their dastardly xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in the last few days. This has generated a lot of anger on social media from Nigerians worldwide, including prominent artistes and celebrities. Sound city TV host, VJ Adams who is a video jockey has angrily deletes all AKA's music directory from their system. This is coming after AKA's picture showing himself draped in the Nigerian flag with a mural of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti. Watch The Video   View this post on Instagram   Sound City TV Host, VJ Adams Deletes All AkA's Music From Their System Set A post shared by GISTMORE (@gistmore_) on Sep 3, 2019 at 9:44pm PDT
Burna Boy Warns MI Abaga For Supporting South African Rapper AKA
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Burna Boy Warns MI Abaga For Supporting South African Rapper AKA

MI Abaga shows support for Rapper AKA despite his hateful comments towards Skales, Perruzi, YCEE and some Nigerians. AKA also said Nigerians should go back to their country and his comment came at the wrong time. The South African Rapper AKA uses his platform to fuel the tension between Nigerians and South Africans. Burna Boy heard about the discussion and he came for MI Abaga and AKA. Here is what MI Abaga wrote about South African Rapper AKA before Burna Boy responded.
#Xenophobia: Vector educates AKA over his insensitive comment as Perruzi tells the SA rapper to ‘shut the f**k up’
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#Xenophobia: Vector educates AKA over his insensitive comment as Perruzi tells the SA rapper to ‘shut the f**k up’

Some Nigerian artistes are unimpressed with the manner at which South African rapper, AKA has been reacting as regards the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in his country. While replying a Nigerian Twitter user who challenged him over the attacks, AKA replied: 'Cancel us then. We’ll stay here in Sandton and suffer.' His comment angered the likes of  Nigerian rapper, Vector and singer Perruzi, who told him to shut the f**k up... Below are their reactions.
#Xenophobia: Nigerian rapper Ycee and SA rapper AKA come for each other on Twitter
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#Xenophobia: Nigerian rapper Ycee and SA rapper AKA come for each other on Twitter

Nigerian rapper, Ycee and South African hip pop star, AKA are going at each other on Twitter following the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other nationals in South Africa. During the exchange between the pair, Ycee had share old tweets of AKA reacting angrily after Nigeria knocked out South Africa from the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. See their exchange below.        
AKA Comes For His Fellow SA Rapper Cassper Nyovest For Praising Nigerian Music
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AKA Comes For His Fellow SA Rapper Cassper Nyovest For Praising Nigerian Music

On Sunday night, July 29, 2019, South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest took to Twitter to praise the unity in the Nigerian Music Industry and the way they promote and celebrate our culture around the World. In his tweet, he wrote: “I wish I was from Nigeria”. He continued to talk about his admiration for the love Nigerians have for their own artistes, the way the culture is celebrated and love for local content by Nigerians all over the world. Taking to Twitter tonight, his fellow South African rapper and one time enemy, AKA, appeared to take a swipe at him for showing his support for Nigerian Music Industry. He wrote: You wish you were whaaat?! F**k outta here bruv!!!

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