Cassper Nyovest has spoken about his longtime nemesis, Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, who was shot dead on February 10th. AKA’s murder is currently under investigation.
Cassper Nyovest Talks About Making Music with AKA
In a recent interview on The Episode podcast, Cassper spoke about the impact that he and AKA had on the South African music scene. When asked if he had any regrets about his relationship with the late rapper, Cassper responded, “Of course now because [he’s gone], but we were just in the moment and I think we were all at the moment.”
Cassper revealed that he and AKA had recorded music together and that he had hoped to make amends with AKA through a boxing match. “I thought we were going to get into the boxing ring and handle it there. I thought after that we would be OK and make music. Well, we do have music together that people have never heard. We made a few records together,” he said.
Cassper Nyovest Shares Tribute to AKA
After AKA’s death, Cassper shared a tribute to the late star on social media. “My sincere condolences go out to Kiernan and Tebello’s families, colleagues and fans. May their souls rest in peace and their legacies be celebrated. May the good Lord be with all of you at this sad time,” he wrote.
Cassper also spoke about his decision to hold back on social media after AKA’s death. He said that he understood the severity of the situation and wanted to be careful about what he said. “People don’t understand how hard it was for me. It’s a sensitive matter and you have to really think about what you say. People have their own opinions. When we heard the news, I didn’t say anything for a few days because there was nothing I could have said that was not going to be turned around,” he explained.
Despite their differences, Cassper said that he is content with the legacy that he and AKA left in the music industry together. “We carried music. That was the most entertaining thing in music. We changed a lot,” he said.