Mzansi rapper AKA and his fiancée Anele “Nelli” Tembe spent what became their last hours together
Mzansi rapper AKA and his fiancée Anele “Nelli” Tembe spent what became their last hours together, shopping, having lunch with friends, at the rapper’s concert, and taking pics in their bedroom. 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 press release, saying they were shocked. Just hours before Nelli’s death, the pair spent a relaxed day within the Mother City. Documented on AKA’s Instagram Stories, the pair went shopping at Laduma Ngxokolo’s store. When asked what she was doing within the store by AKA, Nelli said she was “just shopping”, and gave off her signature laugh. Inside AKA and Nelli Tembe Judgment Day together She later showed off a pair of MaXhosa Africa sunglasses by the designer. Inside AKA and Nelli Tembe Judgment Day together After the shopping trip, the pair joined a number of AKA’s friends for lunch. Inside AKA and Nelli Tembe Judgment Day together AKA joked about offering tours of the town, which got the thumbs up from Nelli. Inside AKA and Nelli Tembe Judgment Day together In the evening, AKA performed at Ayepyep Lifestyle within the city, before heading back to the hotel. A final picture on his Stories shows Nelli within the bedroom, wearing black shorts and a white top. Her hand is over her face as she looks faraway from the camera. Inside AKA and Nelli Tembe Judgment Day together Exact details around Nelli’s death are unknown at the instant but witnesses at the hotel described hearing a scream on Sunday morning, followed by a “loud doef” sound. They said that they had also heard a person shouting. Paramedics said that they had been dispatched to the scene after being told a girl “fell” to her death. “She was during a critical condition and that they started a full life-support resuscitation. Unfortunately, her injuries were too severe and she or he was declared deceased,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst. Nelli and AKA’s families issued a joint statement, confirming her death, and said the rapper “is now inconsolable and is surrounded by family and [his] closest friends”. The couple were engaged in February and AKA reportedly met with Nelli’s family a couple of weeks ago to start out lobola negotiations.