South African rapper, AKA boyfriend Nellie Tembe fell to her death Sunday at the Pepper Club Hotel in Cape Town.
The real rapper Kiernan Forbes and Nellie joined in February 2021.
A statement from the Tembe and Forbes families said Nellie fell from one of the top floors of the hotel.
“It is with deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely deaths of our sweetheart, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe.
“Anele, who was sadly just 22, passed away in the early hours of Sunday morning.
“We are still shocked and overwhelmed by our feelings as she was a talented young woman who was always nurturing those around her.
“His girlfriend, Kiernan Forbes, is currently unbelievable and surrounded by family and closest friends.
“At this time of grief, we humbly want our families to be given privacy and time to recover,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, Western Cape police spokesman Captain Frederick van Wyk has said investigations are still ongoing.
“Cape Town Central police are investigating the incident at a hotel at the corner of Loop and Bloem Streets in Cape Town PSG.
“The body of a 22-year-old woman was found dead when our men reached the scene,” Wyk said.