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AKA and Da L.E.S with their daughters at the NBA game

AKA and Da L.E.S with their daughters

South African rappers AKA and Da L.E.S decided to take their daughters, Kairo and Madi, to the NBA Africa basketball game this past weekend.

ALSO READ: Plugged Africa Partners With Shesha To Launch NBA Merchandise

The National Basketball Association was in the county this past week. Their visit was made in honor of what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday.

In Madiba’s spirit, the NBA organized several community programs in South Africa and the week ended on a high note in Pretoria as Team Africa took on a Team World of international players.

The NBA Africa basketball games took place at Sun Arena, Time Square in Pretoria, Gauteng.

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Other Mzansi celebrities who attended included Nomuzi, Tbo Touch, Pearl Thusi and ‘Huku’ singer Sho Madjozi.

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AKA and DJ Zinhle come together for Kairo’s birthday

AKA, DJ Zinhle and Kairo

Rapper AKA and his former girlfriend, DJ Zinhle, may be no longer together but when it comes to their daughter Kairo, they get along very well.

ALSO READ: DJ Zinhle Answers Deeply Personal Questions About Her Money

AKA and Zinhle celebrated their daughter’s birthday together this past weekend. Kairo turned three.

Guests who attended her birthday party celebration included friends of the famous duo. Da L.E.S and Tshepi Vundla.

“One thing South Africa are not short of is hope, but we had this conversation recently and we just decided, ‘let’s start a new conversation about co-parenting”. – Zinhle told Azania on Real Talk last month.

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AKA on recording #TouchMyBlood album

AKA Touch My Blood documentary

It’s been a week since rapper AKA released his last album Touch My Blood. The album also just went Gold yesterday. 

ALSO READ: AKA Launches Two New Singles From His Upcoming (Last) Album

The rapper has dropped a documentary showing how the Touch My Blood was recorded and what transpired him to do it.

The documentary shows AKA in his Sun City studio. His boys put the pieces together to make the album a success. Some of his friends spotted in the doc include Yanga, JR, Okmalumkoolkat, and his daughter Kairo.

“It was about making music with friends and family…It just kind of happened like that. This album was made by my entire circle of friends and family.” – AKA said.

Watch the full documentary below:

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AKA says he respects Cassper as an entrepreneur and not as a musician

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It seems like the beef between AKA and Cassper Nyovest is far from ending. Musician L-Tido even tried to bring the two rival together but both parties said it’s not happening. 

ALSO READ: Cassper Nyovest And AKA Will Never Reconcile

Speaking to TshisaLIVE, AKA told the publication that he respects Cassper Nyovest as a musician and not as an artist.

“I don’t think about Cassper. I respect him as a businessman. I respect him as an entrepreneur but I don’t know if I respect him as a musician.”

Cassper also responded to the calls last week, telling L-Tido that being friends with AKA was “never gonna happen”.

AKA further told TshisaLIVE that for his part, he is open to working with anyone who is keen and vibes with him.

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AKA launches two new singles from his upcoming (last) Album

AKA touch my blood album

It’s one of the most highly awaited albums of the year and it’s dropping in June. Yes, its AKA’s Touch My Blood.

After releasing a series of successful hits over the years such as All Eyes On Me, that has been streamed on Spotify more than 3.8 million times and Run Jozi that has been streamed more than 840 000 times and many more, according to AKA, Touch My Blood will be his last album.

ALSO READ: WATCH: AKA Throws Shots At Cassper Nyovest And Bonang Matheba

The title of the album is a dedication to his fans who often greet him by asking him to “touch their blood,” a local slang term to let someone know that you love what they do.

The latest singles from the album are available to fans from today – listen to Beyoncé and Amen on Spotify.

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WATCH: AKA throws shots at Cassper Nyovest and Bonang Matheba

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AKA, whose real name is Kiernan Forbes, has fired shots at his ex girlfriend Bonang Matheba and rapper Cassper Nyovest. 

In the video which was making rounds on social media, AKA was recorded previewing one of his tracks for his upcoming album titled ‘Touch My Blood.’ According to Black Twitter, there are a few lines that clearly are aimed at Bonang Matheba.

ALSO READ: Nicole Nyaba Says She Was Not AKA’s Side Chick

Although AKA didn’t name any names in the video, it clearly shows that he is talking about his ex girlfriend Bonang Matheba. In the video, he raps:”Waited two years just to see you with your weave off, tell me what that say about your character, you was f**king me when I was busy paying damages.”

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The rapper also took to Twitter saying: “I abandoned my entire family only to get cheated on. That’s Karma.”

He also said he found rocks in his bedroom: “I’m not talking bath salts … I’m talking the type of rocks you pull out of a river. What they’re doing wrapped up in my bedroom? I don’t know.”

Bonang has remained silence since the break-up, however, she once threw some shade at the rapper on her reality show Being Bonang, saying: “What if I never find a decent guy and I fall in love with another musician? You know everyone has a type.”

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AKA to join WWE Live South Africa tour

AKA to join WWE Live

Rapper AKA is going to be a part of the WWE LIVE South Africa tour.

The WWE LIVE SOUTH AFRICA tour begins at the Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town on Wednesday, April 18, and Thursday, April 19 before debuting at the Sun Arena, Time Square, Pretoria, on Friday, April 20. The tour concludes at the Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg on Saturday, April 21.

The rapper took to his Instagram account where he said: “Dreams do come true 🙀@wwe 🚨 … #WWELIVE SOUTH AFRICA 🇿🇦 I remember myself & my younger brother with cut out cardboard belts wrestling for the world 🌎championship 😂 … him falling off the bed and hitting his head for some reason or other, my mom shouting at us, telling us to stop!! … now look, I’m part of the show. This is one of the highlights of my LIFE, never mind my career (sic).”

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AKA has bagged a mega money deal

AKA has sealed a Cruz Vodka

Rapper AKA (real names, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes) is serious about retiring. Just a few days after announcing his upcoming album, Touch My Blood, will be his last, AKA has bagged himself a major money deal that will see his name printed on bottles.

The Supa Mega sealed a Cruz Vodka deal to have his own AKA branded range of alcohol. The juice comes in watermelon flavour and is currently being bottled for distribution across the country soon.

The rapper took to social media where he posted a video of the bottles in production, with a glimpse of its gold caps and pink and black branding.

Earlier this week, AKA confirmed the news with TshisaLIVE that his next album would his last and he will be retiring from music. His manager Tshiamo Letswene said the star wants to pursue other interests beyond music.

“Yup. This is it. This is his last album. He wants to do other things with his life beyond music. He is a father and a businessman. He has a company to run and he will be focusing on that and other projects. He will always be AKA and will dip in and out of music.”

According to his manager, Touch My Blood album should be released in May.

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AKA on DJ Euphonik and DJ Zinhle’s relationship

AKA DJ Zinhle and DJ Euphonik

Rapper AKA sounds suspicious of the Euphonik’s friendship with his baby mama DJ Zinhle. In a series of tweets, the rapper revealed that DJ Euphonik is using Zinhle and she doesn’t see it.

The rapper has since deleted his tweets but thanks to OK Mzansi for taking screenshots.

“So petty, can’t even see Euphonik is using her, -” AKA tweeted.

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Hold up! don’t get confused, the second Twitter account is a parody. The parody account suggested both Zinhle and Euphonik have not yet moved on and need to. “she should move on along with that bald chubby fool,” – the tweet reads.

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Rapper AKA finds it hard to get over Bonang

AKA and Bonang

It looks like rapper AKA can’t get over his break up with girlfriend Bonang Matheba. Two weeks ago, AKA released a song titled ‘Sweet Fire’ and some people think some of the lyrics seem to be directed at his ex Bonang.

On Monday morning, the rapper tweeted “Today someone will tell you they love you. Tomorrow they can act like you don’t even exist.”

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But social media users responded with laughter instead of comforting him.

Even though Bonang has had no trouble moving on, it’s clear AKA is taking the breakup much harder than his ex Queen B. The rapper has been talking about their split in interviews.

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Over a week ago on Real Talk with Anele, he opened up about how he regretted the way things turned out between him and his baby mama DJ Zinhle.

He said: “Zinhle is a strong woman and a great mother. At the time, I was too young and stupid to realise that.”

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