- Tragedy has struck as reports confirm that AKA's fiancée Nellie Tembe has died after falling from the Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town
- According to sources close to the rapper, AKA is inconsolable with grief
- They had recently completed lobola negotiations and were set to be married in the near future
22-year-old Nelli Tembe has tragically died after allegedly falling from the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in Cape Town. She was the fiancée of popular South African rapper AKA, real name Jarryd Forbes.
Details are not clear about what happened but according to Times Live, the Forbes and Tembe families would release a statement.
A source close to the rapper has said that AKA is inconsolable with grief. According to the Western Cape SA Police Service media liaison Capt FC van Wyk, the scene is being investigated and a case has been opened.
He confirmed that a 22-year-old female had died. More details will follow when more information is available.
AKA had uploaded a video of Nellie the night before and according to sources, the couple seemed very happy.
Earlier, Briefly News reported that AKA is no longer an item for sale. Ladies across South Africa commiserated as the hit rapper took to Twitter to officially say that he was no longer in the dating game and was very happy with girlfriend Nelli Tembe.
He announced that he's paid lobola for his fiancée Nellie and visited her family to officially negotiate lobola.
He posted snaps of himself visiting Nelli's family and captioned them with a cow and a heart. Nelli commented on his Instagram post by simply saying:
In other news, rapper DMX has died at the age of 50 a week after suffering a heart attack occasioned by a drug overdose. The rapper and actor, born Earl Simmons, died at White Plains Hospital in New York on Friday, April 9.
His death was confirmed to People by his family saying DMX passed away peacefully with family present after suffering a catastrophic cardiac arrest.
"We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days," they wrote in a statement.
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