AKA and Nelli Tembe | Instagram/akaworldwide
Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of South African rapper AKA, has died after falling from the 10th floor of a hotel building in Cape Town.
According to local media outlet TimesLive, 22-year-old Tembe fell from the 10th floor of the Pepperclub Hotel in Central Cape Town on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
The family of Anele “Nelli” Tembe and AKA, whose real name is Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, confirmed the death in a joint statement issued on Sunday afternoon.
“We are still in shock and dealing with our emotions, as she was an exceptional and gifted young woman with so much life ahead of her. She had a sweet nature about her and was always nurturing to those about her,” the statement said.
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