Nadia Nakai Says ‘Never Leave’ Collaborator Reminds Her of the Late Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes

Nadia Nakai Says ‘Never Leave’ Collaborator Reminds Her of the Late Kiernan ‘AKA’ Forbes

  • Rapper Nadia Nakai has revealed that Cape Town rapper Kashcpt reminds her of the late Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes
  • She collaborated with the aspiring rapper on the song Never Leave, a tribute to her late boyfriend
  • Speaking to Briefly News, Kashcpt said Nadia Nakai has always shown him love and mentioned that he is honoured to work with her
Nadia Nakai says Cape Town rapper reminds her of AKA.
Nadia Nakai will release her AKA tribute song with a rapper reminding her of AKA. Image: @nadianakai
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Hip-hop star Nadia Nakai is gearing up for the release of her tribute single dedicated to the late Kiernan 'AKA' Forbes. In the song, she collaborates with a rapper who embodies the same qualities as the late star.

Nadia Nakai shows love to Cape Town rapper

In the upcoming release Never Leave, Nadia Nakai collaborated with an aspiring rapper named Kashcpt. In an interview with SlikourOnLife, Nadia Nakai said Kashcpt reminds her of AKA. Never mind the fact that they both hail from the same city of Cape Town, but Nadia said she envisions AKA being like Kashcpt when he started out in the industry.

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“He’s a very talented guy; he can sing, he can rap, he can write, he’s an amazing talent, and I feel he kind of reminds me of Kiernan. If I had known Kiernan when he started out his career, being that talented.

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"Also, Kash is from Cape Town. He also represents the city that Kiernan is from, so it was very sentimental for me to have him on this specific song.”

Kashcpt speaks to Briefly News on working with Nadia Nakai and AKA's influence

The talented rapper told Briefly News that he wished he was awarded the opportunity to work with AKA.

Kashcpt spoke about influences AKA had on his music, Kashcpt said:

"AKA is an inspiration and has been to me. Our styles are very different, and I am flattered by this comment. I pride myself on versatility, and it was heartwarming to read when I saw this comment.

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"He’s one of a kind, and what he did is something I’d like to see through in my own way, I’m only competing with myself, and I wish he and I could have had the opportunity to create together, rest in peace to a great."

Nadia Nakai's rumoured romance pours cold water to claims

In a previous report from Briefly News, The Cape Town nightclub owner is said to have shot down the allegations, saying he and Bragga were just friends.

Meanwhile, netizens encouraged Nadia to move on with her life from her relationship with AKA.

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Jessica Gcaba (Entertainment editor) Jessica Gcaba is an Entertainment Editor for Briefly News (joined in 2023). She is a Journalism graduate from the Durban University Of Technology (2019). She has 4 years of experience as an Entertainment and Lifestyle Journalist at Africa New Media Group writing for ZAlebs website. She passed a set of trainings from Google News Initiative. To reach her, contact: jessica.gcaba@briefly.co.za

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