Rapper AKA’s fiancee Nelli Tembe passes away on Sunday, April 11 in Cape Town. Find out who was she and what happened to her.
Shocking news surfaced on Sunday, April 11 about Rapper AKA’s fiancee. In an unfortunate turn of events, AKA’s fiancee Nelli Tembe was found dead outside a hotel in Cape Town. The police are still investigating the sketchy circumstances of her death. Find out who is Rapper AKA’s fiancee?
Who was AKA’s fiancee Nelli Tembe?
Anele ‘Nelli’ Tembe was 22 years old and a South African national. She had become engaged to the rapper in February 2021. Furthermore, Rapper AKA had shared a picture with a ring on his fiancee’s finger on February 22.
According to AKA’s Instagram, the pair had been going out for over a year as of April 2021.
Nelli Tembe’s Instagram handle is private. But her fiance AKA (real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes) often featured his ladylove on his Instagram handle. She was also a model for his clothing line ‘Bhovamania.’
What happened to AKA’s fiancee?
So far details about Nelli Tembe’s death remain sketchy. According to News24, the cops believe that she fell from the 10th floor of a Cape Town Hotel. The place in question was later identified as the Pepper Club Hotel, which is located at the corner of Loop and Bloem street, in Cape Town CBD.
The circumstances of Tembe’s death are still not clear. But experts are looking at all the clues they can find for investigating the case.
Another report in IOL reveals that the medics arrived at the scene shortly after the incident took place. When the paramedics were trying to treat the sustained injuries, her condition started to deteriorate. Sadly, the 22-year-old died at the incident.
Rapper AKA inconsolable after fiancee’s death
The Tembe and Forbes families released a joint statement mourning the loss of AKA’s fiancée. The statement read, “It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe (22).”
Anele’s tragic death in the early hours of Sunday, April 11, 2021, came as a shock to both families. The statement further read, “We are still in shock and are dealing with our emotions, as she was an exceptional and gifted young woman, with so much life ahead of her.”
The statement also mentioned, “Her fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and is surrounded by family and closest friends.”
Many fans rushed to Twitter to express their grief over AKA’s fiancee’s death.
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